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Hell Target

Alternative Titles

English: Hell Target
Japanese: HELL TARGET [ヘルターゲット]


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 21, 1987
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: Space, Horror, Sci-Fi
Duration: 50 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 4.841 (scored by 505 users)
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Ranked: #106162
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Popularity: #8868
Members: 1,177
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A spaceship is lost near the forbidden planet of Inferno II. Some years later, a second ship with a crew of nine gets there and encounters a monster that rapidly makes mince meat of most of them. The sole survivor, Makurou Kitazato, must destroy the monster before it can surprise a third ship that is already en route.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nakamura, Keito
Director, Planning Producer, Planning
Matsuzaki, Kenichi
Script, Original Creator, Screenplay
Ikeda, Shigemi
Art Director
Nakamura, Akira
Animation Director

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"Saraba Itoshiki Hito yo: Adios Amor (さらば愛しき人よ~アディオス・アモール~)" by Rosa Bianca (ロサ・ビアンカ)

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Nov 14, 2011
Alpharon (All reviews)
Esta review también está en español.

Forgotten Horror, Chapter 1: Hell Target
Hell Target (HT) is a 50 minutes OVA that combines a few elements of the science fiction with the classic horror from the 80's, where we had lots of melted heads by the action of acid, deaths everywhere (in the more bizarre ways), and at least one scene of softcore sex.

The story of HT shows us the crew of a spaceship arriving to the planet Hell II, with the intention of finding the survivors of a previous mission, performed a couple of years ago. Once in the planet surface, they discover that the whole trip read more
Jan 25, 2019
matthigh (All reviews)
Did you ever watch the 1997 movie "Event Horizon"? Well, then you pretty much have the gist of what's going on here.

This 1987 OVA pretty much the same basic idea, with a little bit of "Alien"/"Aliens" mixed in for good measure. That's not to imply that one or the other is ripping off the other -- the basic story idea is generic enough I'm sure that if you sat down and thought about it for a while, you could think up some other examples that follow the same trajectory.

And, unfortunately, "Hell Target" manages read more


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