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Megazone 23, Part 1
Megazone 23 Part 1
Actors: Masato Kubota, Maria Kawamura, Mna Tominaga, Mayumi Sh, Kaneto Shiozawa
Directors: Matt Greenfield, Noboru Ishiguro
Genres: Indie & Art House, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Anime & Manga, Animation
UR     1999     1hr 21min

The ultimate virtual reality trip! The world literally unravels for a group of Tokyo teens as they attempt to discover the truth surrounding the death of one of their friends in "Mega Zone 23 Part 1." Everything turns insi...  more »


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Actors: Masato Kubota, Maria Kawamura, Mna Tominaga, Mayumi Sh, Kaneto Shiozawa
Directors: Matt Greenfield, Noboru Ishiguro
Creators: Kenichi Yoshizaka, John Ledford, Mark Williams, Toru Miura, Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Genres: Indie & Art House, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Anime & Manga, Animation
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Fantasy, Anime & Manga, Animation
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color - Animated
DVD Release Date: 08/10/1999
Original Release Date: 02/02/1994
Theatrical Release Date: 02/02/1994
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 21min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: Japanese, English
Subtitles: English
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Movie Reviews

Megazone 23: Back With A Vengeance...!!!
stryper | Canada | 06/19/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Well, I just bought, and watched, my copy of this CLASSIC "Japanamation" (which, for those to young to remember the 80's, is what we use to call "Anime" back in the 80's) OVA (which stands for, Original Video Animation, which meant anything that was animated to go straight to video, and not for play on Japanese TV, as most anime was made for, and you thought that you weren't gonna learn anything, by reading this review... lol) MEGAZONE 23, and am QUITE relieved that the new English dub for this new release, isn't ANYWHERE as BAD, as the past reviewers have said that it was.Sure, most fans of this title, have grown up with the older Streamline Pictures, English dub, which is a nice dub, except for the fact that the three main girls in the story, all sound like sophisticated ladies, and NOT the young adults that they are actually suppose to be, where as in this new version, the dubbing team has opted for voices that closer mirror the attitudes of the young ladies, which is also nice (my suggestion is that you try and acquire BOTH versions of this anime, so that you can decide for yourself as to which dub you prefer). Another plus, is the audio commentary (which you should definitely listen to AFTER watching the show if you are new to this title, as there be spoilers afoot, me lads :) which, although, tends to spend more then half of it's time, with the three speakers reminiscing about their old Laser Disc anime collections, does get into some pretty funny good natured kidding about the show itself (i.e. how room items seem to change from scene to scene) and some interesting anecdotal tidbits about the show as well.The story is shear 80?s, sci-fi-mecha-transformation-actioner, and if you like Macross (or Robotech, as it is widely known here) then you?ll LOVE this, as it?s BIGGER and BADDER, with a nice story.One thing to take into consideration when watching this though, is he fact that this is part 1 of a 3 part story (actually, really only a 2 part story, as the next part, part 2, really ends the story, where as part 3 is more of an add on to try and cash in on the Akira phenomenon, and, although it has it?s merit, is pretty much a different story) and so, doesn?t have a proper ending, as such, leaving the door WAY open for part 2. So, keep this in mind, as ALL questions WILL be nicely answered, in part 2.All in all, a nice job was done on this title, and is definitely worth the mula (and for the novice animer out there, this is a title NOT to be missed, trust me ;)"
The movie that made me a anime fan.
stryper | 08/15/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I first saw this movie in 1985. I just fell in love with anime after that. It's full of action, intrigue, and drama. Awesome battle scenes with transforming mechs. The story line is incredibly complex. If you like anime you should definately get this classic."
Streamline finally subtitled
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Its cool that Streamline has finally produced something with subtitled and in its original japanese language, as well as the dubbed version. The plot seems rushed but is otherwise a great anime vid to watch."