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Appleseed Alpha (2014)

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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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Shinji Aramaki

Writers:

Marianne Krawczyk (screenplay), Shirow Masamune (original story) (as Masamune Shirow)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuka Komatsu Yuka Komatsu ... Deunan Knute (voice)
Jun'ichi Suwabe 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)
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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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Weak plot great artwork
11 January 2015 | by MennoSee all my reviews

To be perfectly honest what this movie misses most is a game controller. The movie consists of good action scenes great boss battles and over the top weapons and abilities. Why then do I have to sit still and watch instead of actually engaging in the battles?

The plot of this movie is nothing to write home about. You have seen it in one form or another a million times before, often better executed. Would've done nicely for a game though.

The artwork however: sublime. I really doubted in the beginning of the movie whether it was animation or live action (other scenes are less convincing but still). The ruins of New York look like a delight to wander around in and to just explore.

I can honestly say I watched this movie for the art, not the story.


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