Search results for "Katsuhiro Ōtomo"


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Akira (1988)

Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo
CAST:  Mitsuo Iwata  •  Nozomu Sasaki  •  Mami Koyama  •  Tesshō Genda

Short Peace (2013) RT 100% / Audience 73%

A four-film omnibus that features four short anime films all themed around Japan.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo  •  Hiroaki Ando  •  Shuhei Morita  •  Hajime Katoki
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Bugmaster (2006) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Mushi are beings in touch with the essence of life, far more basic and pure than normal living things. Most humans are incapable of perceiving Mushi and are oblivious to their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo
CAST:  Joe Odagiri  •  Nao Ōmori  •  Yû Aoi  •  Makiko Esumi

Steamboy (2004) RT 60% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo
CAST:  Anne Suzuki  •  Masane Tsukayama  •  Katsuo Nakamura  •  Manami Konishi

Memories (1995) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo  •  Tensai Okamura  •  Kôji Morimoto
CAST:  Shigeru Chiba  •  Hisao Egawa  •  Kayoko Fujii  •  Nobuaki Fukuda

World Apartment Horror (1991)

A Yakuza underling is given the assignment to rid an apartment of its tenants within a week. He tries a variety of desperate tactics to no avail. Soon his problems get worse ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo
CAST:  Hiroyuki Tanaka  •  Hiroshi Shimizu  •  Hua Rong Weng  •  Jazz Cutz

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