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Appleseed Alpha (2014)

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A tough, cute woman and a cyborg arrive at a depopulated, post WW3 Times Sq. They leave the ruins of NYC with 2 on a secret mission.


Shinji Aramaki


Marianne Krawczyk (screenplay), Shirow Masamune (original story) (as Masamune Shirow)
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Credited cast:
Yuka Komatsu Yuka Komatsu ... Deunan Knute (voice)
Jun'ichi Suwabe ... Briareos Hecatonchires (voice) (as Junichi Suwabe)
Aoi Yûki ... Iris (voice)
Hiroki Takahashi Hiroki Takahashi ... Olson (voice)
Hiroki Touchi Hiroki Touchi ... Talos (voice)
Kaori Nazuka Kaori Nazuka ... Nyx (voice)
Katsunosuke Hori Katsunosuke Hori ... Matthews (voice)
Tesshô Genda ... Two Horns (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elizabeth Bunch Elizabeth Bunch ... Nyx (voice)
Wendel Calvert Wendel Calvert ... Two Horns (voice)
Luci Christian ... Deunan Knute (voice)
Adam Gibbs Adam Gibbs ... Olson (voice)
Chris Hutchinson Chris Hutchinson ... Matthews (voice)
David Matranga ... Briareos Hecatonchires (voice)
Brina Palencia ... Iris / Hitomi (voice)


Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of Olympus. Written by SAI

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To find Olympus, they must fight to survive.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence throughout, and a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


New viewers who had never seen the original "Appleseed", which this film is a reboot of and were unfamiliar with the "Appleseed" franchise, were puzzled on why the film is called "Appleseed Alpha". The main protagonists Deunan Knute and Briareos are refereed to as Appleseeds. It is explained by Hitomi that the duo are like Appleseeds and wherever they will travel, they will bring hope and others will follow them. See more »

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User Reviews

brilliant animation.... A good sci-fi anime action movie but nothing more....
22 June 2015 | by royadityaxSee all my reviews

Watched #AppleseedAlpha....

Basically it's an anime sci-fi action movie.... A guy thing. The animation is so brilliant that sometimes it looks like a filmed movie. The action sequences are good. The characters are very cool with cyborgs, drones and robots. The chief characters are a two humans and three more cyborgs. The weapons are pretty cool and so are the villains....

Done saying all that there ain't much after that.... There ain't any sub plot. The main plot I a bit predictable and something we are used to. Over that the second part is full of serous goofs. The kind of goofs we see in sub standard action movies where good guys survive everything,gets new vehicles out of nowhere etc....


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Release Date:

15 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Appleseed: Alpha See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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