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Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

Alternative Titles

English: Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
Synonyms: Jin Roh
Japanese: 人狼 JIN-ROH

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 1, 1998
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 18979 users)
Ranked: #7352
Popularity: #838
Members: 32,816
Favorites: 354
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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action drama police psychological

Synopsis

After witnessing the suicide bombing of a terrorist girl, Constable Kazuki Fuse becomes haunted by her image, and is forced to undergo retraining for his position in the Capital Police's Special Unit. However, unknown to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between Capital and Local Police forces, as he finds himself increasingly involved with the sister of the very girl he saw die.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Kenrou Densetsu

Characters & Voice Actors

Amemiya, Kei
Amemiya, Kei
Main
Stori, Moneca
English
Stori, Moneca
Mutoh, Sumi
Japanese
Mutoh, Sumi
...
Fuse, Kazuki
Fuse, Kazuki
Main
Dobson, Michael
English
Dobson, Michael
Schmidt-Foß, Dennis
German
Schmidt-Foß, Dennis
...
Henmi, Atsuhi
Henmi, Atsuhi
Main
Nathan, David
German
Nathan, David
Kinoshita, Hiroyuki
Japanese
Kinoshita, Hiroyuki
...
Agawa, Nanami
Agawa, Nanami
Supporting
Sendai, Eri
Japanese
Sendai, Eri
Ledieu, Virginie
French
Ledieu, Virginie

Staff

Horikawa, Kenji
Producer
Okiura, Hiroyuki
Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Key Animation
Oshii, Mamoru
Storyboard, Original Creator, Planning
Honda, Takeshi
Key Animation



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Jan 25, 2011
lunarlandor
The only thing stopping Jin-Roh from achieving masterpiece status is the screenplay.

Nothing is wrong with the backdrop, it's clear Oshii has a respectable knowledge of politics and the craft of writing. He also has very interesting motif and metaphor at play. The problem is that, while there are glimpses of character development, there isn't enough to let the themes, motifs, metaphors, and obvious meanings shouldered onto the characters reach a point where it resonates. This leaves us with a deliberately meditative directing approach which mostly fails; it focuses intently on images which work as symbolism, while the script gives us read more
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Oct 23, 2008
Merril
This movie is artistic animation. It does not have caricatures of people, use stereotypes to aid character development nor is there enough dialogue for easy digestion of characters feelings. The picture is thick of emotionally charged imagery and reflection, more clear and direct than can be done in live action. For example the fire bombs at the beginning and the reaction of the officers, the tears on Kei's face and breath of Fuze after running all cause connections with the audience instead of the usual detraction anime has.

Things like what Fuze is brooding about constantly are shown as glances into the character, read more
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Recommendations

Same director, similiar plot trops, very detailed graphics, similiar atmosphere.
Both have dark futuristic setting, similar artstyle. Both revolves around terrorism and riots. A good amount of action and drama is present too.

Opening Theme

"Jin-Roh - Main Theme" by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Ending Theme

"Grace - Jin-Roh - Main Theme - Omega" by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

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