Hazama is a private detective, who becomes fatally wounded in a run-of-the-mill case. In order to survive, Hazama is tranformed into the legendary cyborg 8Man -- to put an end to the cybernetically-enhanced criminals' wave of crime. But as the death count increases, Hazama soon begins to question how much of his real self is left, and if the emotionless 8Man he becomes is really in control...
Inspired by my recent binge of the 8th Man series from the early 1960‘s, I decided to watch the four episode 8Man after. Despite a few problems, I recommend it. In this dark future criminal cyborg run amok, fueled by the drug they need to have their brain interface with their artifical parts. The drug destroys the human brain with prolonged use. In this future, the first 8th man has disappeared... read more
8 Man After is a cyborg anime. It is reminiscent of Robocop; however, the creation story of 8 Man isn't as cruel. The world is futuristic, people are getting cyborg implants and commiting crimes. The pinnacle of cyborgs, is one with a cybernetic brain but human personality. The technology for the cyborg brain is top secret and the criminals on the street have yet to access it... read more