Search results for "Katsuhiro Ōtomo"


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Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.  (more)

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

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

Steamboy (2004) RT 60% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After receiving a package from his grandfather, Ray, a young inventor who lives in England during the mid-19th century, finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict ...  (more)

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

Robot Carnival (1987) RT Audience 82%

An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhiro Ōtomo  •  Yasuomi Umetsu  •  Atsuko Fukushima  •  Kôji Morimoto  •  Hiroyuki Kitakubo  •  Takashi Nakamura  •  Hiroyuki Kitazume  •  Manabu Ôhashi  •  Hidetoshi Ômori
CAST:  Kôji Moritsugu  •  Yayoi Maki  •  Keiko Hanagata  •  Kumiko Takizawa

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

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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Combustible (2012)

The city of Edo, the 18th century. Owaka, the daughter of a merchant family, and her childhood friend Matsukichi. The two were drawn to each other, but Matsukichi has been ...  (more)

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

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