Shin Karate Jigoku-hen

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shin Karate Jigokuhen, Shin Karate Jigoku Hen
Japanese: 新・カラテ地獄変


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 1, 1990 to Dec 21, 1990
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Hibari, Deck
Source: Unknown
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 48 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Ranked: #151392
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Popularity: #13807
Members: 536
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Synopsis

A returning veteran and karateka from WW2 starts working for the yakuza, looking for a man strong enough to kill him. After becoming karate champion, he joins an Italian woman who is looking for revenge against the nazis who killed her family.

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Kajiwara, Ikki
Original Creator
Uchida, Yoshiyuki
Art Director
Nakajou, Kentarou
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Mar 16, 2022
This is pretty dire.

Watching the protagonist slip from one group of horrible people to another, witnessing brutal acts of sick violence and desperate vengeance, starts to feel a little nihilistic. Suicide, murder, torture, sexual assault, racism—this OVA plumbs the depths of the worst things humans can do to each other, so much so that our karate champ often wonders why humans can be so depraved. As a viewer, I started to wonder what the moviemakers were trying to get at. Why tell this story in this way? It's certainly not subtle. In some ways the OVA seemed to bump against the edge of exploitation, ...

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