animated movie Wicked City © Madhouse Productions
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Wicked City

There is a treaty of non-aggression between the world of humans and the realm of demons: known as the dark world. The Black Guard, a group of undercover operatives from both sides uphold the wording of the treaty. However the treaty is up for renewal with the dawn of the new millennium and groups from both sides are determined to prevent a new agreement from taking place. Taki Renzaburo, one of the Black Guards top agents is assigned to protect Dr. Guiseppe Maiyart, without whom the signing ceremony cannot hope to succeed. For this mission, Taki is partnered with Makie, an agent from the dark world; but the enemy is gathering and their charge isnt exactly cooperative.

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I probably shouldn't review something I've not seen since about 1993, but although the plot details have faded into obscurity, the film - or my reaction to it - has...
Created by: Madhouse Productions
Language: English dub / Japanese
Country of Origin: Japan
Alternate Titles: Yj toshi (Japan), Supernatural Beast City
[ English dub ] Featuring the voices of:
Gregory Snegoff ... Taki Renzaburo
Mike Reynolds ... Giuseppi Mayart
Alexandra Kenworthy ... Makie
Directed by: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Produced by: Kenji Kurata and Makoto Seya
Writing Credits: Kisei Choo
Based on: The horror/fantasy novel by Hideyuki Kikuchi.
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