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Wicked City [DVD] [1987]

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Release Date:01/26/2016
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

    Special Features


    • English opening & ending sequences
    • Feature commentary with Anime News Network's Mike Toole
    • Includes both US & UK versions
    • Interview with director Yoshiaki Kawajiri
    • Storyboard to screen segments
    • Theatrical trailer collection

    Synopsis


    Wicked City
    This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end. Two cops, Taki, a human male, and Maki, a female alien, are assigned to protect a diplomat who will help secure another treaty. A radical group of aliens from the Black World are out to assassinate the diplomat and prevent the treaty; only the bond that forms between the two cops can save the Earth from destruction. Sex is strongly associated with violence in many graphic scenes; although this is intended to play a symbolic role, this theme is used excessively. The story is effective, but the film is definitely not for children or anyone easily offended. ~ Jonathan E. Laxamana, Rovi



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