Search results for "Koichi Yamadera"


Ghost in the Shell (1995) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2003

In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mamoru Oshii
CAST:  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Iemasa Kayumi  •  Akio Ôtsuka  •  Koichi Yamadera

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued the largest bounty in history, for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Shinichiro Watanabe
CAST:  Koichi Yamadera  •  Unshō Ishizuka  •  Aoi Tada  •  Ai Kobayashi

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)

Originally a collection of clips from the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, Death was created as a precursor to the re-worked ending of the series. Rebirth was intended as ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno  •  Masayuki  •  Kazuya Tsurumaki
CAST:  Megumi Ogata  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Yūko Miyamura  •  Kotono Mitsuishi

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)

Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mamoru Oshii
CAST:  Akio Ôtsuka  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Tamio Ōki  •  Atsuko Tanaka

Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society (2007) RT Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2007

The story takes place in the year 2034, two years after the events in Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi has left Public Security Section ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kenji Kamiyama
CAST:  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Osamu Saka  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Akio Ôtsuka

Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Masaaki Tezuka
CAST:  Misato Tanaka  •  Masatō Ibu  •  Shosuke Tanihara  •  Yuriko Hoshi

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) RT 96% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Minami Takayama  •  Rei Sakuma  •  Kappei Yamaguchi  •  Keiko Toda

Ninja Scroll (1993) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 1998

Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, lending his services to those with gold—or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a plot to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Yoshiaki Kawajiri
CAST:  Koichi Yamadera  •  Emi Shinohara  •  Takeshi Aono  •  Daisuke Gōri

Paprika (2006) RT 84% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2007

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Tōru Furuya  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Katsunosuke Hori

Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker (2003)

Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Koichi Yamadera  •  Yūji Ueda  •  Fushigi Yamada  •  KAORI




Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)

In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama  •  Darren Dunstan
CAST:  Veronica Taylor  •  Amy Birnbaum  •  Eric Stuart  •  Ikue Ōtani

Pokémon: The First Movie (1998)

The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokemon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokemon. Determined to prove its ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama  •  Michael Haigney
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yūji Ueda  •  Ikue Ōtani

Tokyo Godfathers (2003) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2004

One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Aya Okamoto  •  Yoshiaki Umegaki  •  Toru Emori  •  Mamiko Noto

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) RT 72% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2002

D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yoshiaki Kawajiri
CAST:  Andrew Philpot  •  Hideyuki Tanaka  •  Ichirō Nagai  •  John Rafter Lee

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (1988) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In UC 0093 the Federation has recovered from its defeat and has created a new anti-colonial special forces unit to deal with rebel forces: Londo Bell. Elsewhere in space Char ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yoshiyuki Tomino
CAST:  Shūichi Ikeda  •  Tōru Furuya  •  Fuyumi Shiraishi  •  Hirotaka Suzuoki

Darkside Blues (1994) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The Persona Century Corporation has purchased nearly every parcel of land on earth. Dissension is not tolerated within the corporation's borders and those who oppose Persona ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yoshimichi Furukawa  •  Yoriyasu Kogawa
CAST:  Hideyuki Hori  •  Maki Kachisa  •  Kotono Mitsuishi  •  Akira Natsuki

Venus Wars (1989)

The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
CAST:  Katsuhida Uekusa  •  Eriko Hara  •  Hiroshi Kawaguchi  •  Kaneto Shiozawa

Stormy Night (2005) RT Audience 87%

A goat named Mei wanders into a barn one night seeking shelter from a storm. In the barn, the goat meets another refugee. The two can neither see nor smell each other, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Gisaburō Sugii
CAST:  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Hiroki Narimiya  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Riki Takeuchi