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Manie-Manie: Meikyuu Monogatari

Manie-Manie: Meikyuu Monogatari

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English: Neo Tokyo
Synonyms: Manie Manie The Labyrinth Tales, Labyrinth Labyrinthos, Hashiru Otoko, The Order to Stop Construction, Construction Cancellation Order, Running Man, Meikyu Monogatari
Japanese: Manie-Manie 迷宮物語


Type: Movie
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 15, 1989
Duration: 16 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #30662
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1. Labyrinth Labyrinthos
A girl and her cat fall through a looking-glass into a dark labyrinth full of strange people.

2. Running Man
In the distant future, a tough racer uses his psychokinetic powers against his opponents during his final race.

3. The Order to Stop Construction
A snooty salaryman is sent by his bosses to the jungle to stop a completely automated construction job, and spends several days there arguing with the robots.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Sugioka, Tsutomu
Sugioka, Tsutomu
Mizushima, Yuu
Mizushima, Yuu
Axelrod, Robert
Axelrod, Robert


Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director, Script, Screenplay
Otomo, Katsuhiro
Director, Character Design
Mayumura, Taku
Original Creator

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Jul 18, 2012
This particular anime is divided into three separate segments, each under a different screenwriter and film director. The following of those screenwriters/directors being Rintarō, who worked on anime films like Metropolis, X & Captain Harlock; Yoshiaki Kawajiri, known for creating titles such as Wicked City, Ninja Scroll (the movie, not the f***ing TV series) & Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust; and last but not least, Katsuhiro Ōtomo, who we all know for Akira, which is not only one of my favorite anime, but one of my favorite movies.

The first segment is “Labyrinth labyrinthos” by Rintarō about a young girl named Sachi trapped in a game read more
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Nov 29, 2011
Esta review también está en español.

Well, well... what do we have here...
Neo Tokyo is composed of three short films, each one directed by a giant of the anime industry. Since the works are so different from each other, I will comment them separately n_n.

Labyrinth labyrinthos (also known as Manie-Manie), by Rintaro (he participated in such things like Jungle Taitei, Astro Boy, Petshop of Horrors, X/1999 and many other renowned works).
This is the first short, and the most surreal of the three. LL introduces us to Sachi, a girl that, along her cat Cicerone, is sent to a giant maze, after crossing a clock/mirror/portal/whatever. Once in read more
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Compilation of 3 different and totally unrelated shorts by 3 different directors.
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Similar late 80s anthology movies with Katsuhiro Otomo (AKIRA, Steamboy) as a main director.

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