Search results for "Mitsuo Iwata"

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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

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

Initial D: Extra Stage (2001)

The Lancer EVO-driving group "Emperor" have defeated every racing team they've met in the Gunma region. Now they're out to challenge the duo of Mako and Sayuki and their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fumitsugu Yamaguchi
CAST:  Michiko Neya  •  Kazuki Yao  •  Mitsuo Iwata  •  Wataru Takagi

My Dear Marie (1996)

Hiroshi Karigari is a college student who has secretly built an android modeled after a tennis club member he is in love with named Marie. Introduced as Hiroshi's sister, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tomomi Mochizuki
CAST:  Yūko Miyamura  •  Mitsuo Iwata  •  Rica Matsumoto  •  Chinami Nishimura

Outlanders (1986) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Feb 2006

In the midst of a violent invasion of Earth by unknown alien forces, photo-journalist Wakatsuki Tetsuya comes across a scantily-clad alien woman, cutting a swath of death ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Katsuhisa Yamada  •  Yusaku Saotome
CAST:  Fumi Hirano  •  Mitsuo Iwata  •  Akira Kamiya  •  Kenji Utsumi

Initial D: Stage 3: The Movie (2001)

With high school graduation right around the corner, Takumi Fujiwara has a lot on his mind and a lot to prepare for. Everything becomes even more complicated when Takumi is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Romance
DIRECTION:  Noboru Mitsusawa
CAST:  Chris Ayres  •  Christopher Bevins  •  Nobuyuki Hiyama  •  Unshō Ishizuka

Time Stranger (1986)

DVD release: Jul 1995

In the new Calendar Year of 392, in Neo-Tokyo, a young man, Agino Jiro, steals a time synchronization system and tries to escape to the past. The authorities give chase and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mori Masaki
CAST:  Hiromi Murata  •  Keiko Toda  •  Takeshi Aono  •  Mitsuo Iwata

Lily C.A.T. (1987)

DVD release: Feb 1995

A captain and his crew travel across the universe in a ship that can travel for 20 years while the crew will age only 1 year. Soon the crew realizes that a criminal is onboard ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hisayuki Toriumi
CAST:  Arihiro Hase  •  Chikao Ohtsuka  •  Eiko Yamada  •  Kazuyuki Sogabe

Major: The Ball of Friendship (2008)

Goro briefly returns to Japan after a triumphant campaign in the US. He is heading towards Fukuoka where he played baseball when he was a fifth grader. Having just moved into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takao Kato
CAST:  Kumai Motoko  •  Showtaro Morikubo  •  Fuyuka Oura  •  Junko Noda

Shakugan no Shana: The Movie (2007)

The movie is more or less a retelling of the first few episodes of the series that is not much more than a slightly padded director's cut. You do learn some interesting ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Takashi Watanabe
CAST:  Satoshi Hino  •  Ayako Kawasumi  •  Junichi Suwabe  •  Mitsuo Iwata

Hikaru no Go: Journey to the North Star Cup (2004)

Hikaru is given a phone call asking him to appear in the Japan/China/Korea Junior's Tournament but he finds out he will have to take part in a preliminary tournament to choose ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tetsuya Endo
CAST:  Tomoko Kawakami  •  Sanae Kobayashi  •  Katashi Ishizuka  •  Keiji Fujiwara

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