Years ago, a great unholy rift opened in the center of Tokyo, turning Shinjuku into a demon-infested slum. At that time, a great warrior fought their leader, but was defeated. Now, the unholy forces reach out, targeting the one man who can bring peace to the war-torn world... a young boy must now do what his father could not--defeat the evil that lives inside Demon City Shinjuku!
This movie was so horrible it was funny. Perhaps to some people that may make it worth the watch... but to me, I felt like I wasted my time. From the very outset when I heard the lame 80's theme song and saw the intro fight scene. I knew this movie was not going to be for me. However, because I had started it and it was only movie length I decided to continue watching to the end. The first thing you need to... read more
Despite some superficial opinions, this is actually a pretty good movie. It tells a simple (which is not a crime) yet interesting and immersive story in a very well directed, deliberate way. The cast is very limited, which creates the desirable atmosphere of isolation and claustrophobia, not unlike survival-horror games.
The animation and art style are superb.
Overall any fan of an oldschool anime... read more
|Demon City Shinjuku||2002|
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