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Teito Monogatari


Alternative Titles

English: Doomed Megalopolis
Synonyms: Capital Story
Japanese: 帝都物語

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 27, 1991 to Sep 25, 1992
Producers: Toei Video, Oz
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Duration: 47 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.071 (scored by 1,257 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #65382
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4629
Members: 3,380
Favorites: 12
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Episodes: /4

Synopsis

When an evil sorcerer bent on crushing the "greatest city on earth" uses dark powers to awaken the destructive spirit of Tokyo's historic "guardian", Taira no Masakado, occultists, children and scientists become embroiled in a ruinous struggle spanning two decades.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Katou, Yasunori
Katou, Yasunori
Main
Shimada, Kyusaku
Japanese
Shimada, Kyusaku
Tatsumiya, Yukari
Tatsumiya, Yukari
Main
Han, Keiko
Japanese
Han, Keiko
Mikata, Keiko
Mikata, Keiko
Supporting
Ichiryuusai, Harumi
Japanese
Ichiryuusai, Harumi
Narutaki, Junichi
Narutaki, Junichi
Supporting
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese
Yamadera, Kouichi

Staff

Maruyama, Masao
Maruyama, Masao
Producer
Macek, Carl
Macek, Carl
Producer, ADR Director
Takahashi, Naoko
Takahashi, Naoko
Producer
Rintaro
Rintaro
Director


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More reviewsReviews

Maur
Oct 2, 2008
Overall/Enjoyment:
I've seen much worse. Much, much worse. This was reasonably solid and had a fair mix of good and bad points. At 3 hours it's probably a little longer than necessary, and the transitions between leaps in time are a little awkward. Although some cheese is present, it never gets ridiculous enough to where you can't take it seriously. In fact, part of the reason I kept watching was because despite being fairly silly at times, it still presented itself in a manner that at least made an effort to tell a real story.

Story:
Not the most original of stories, naturally, but few seldom are. I read more
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JthanDestroyer
Sep 18, 2014
Being that this OVA has only one other review I decided to write my first review on Teito Monogatari. Directed by Rintaro as you all know from Astro Boy and Metropolis, Doomed Megalopolis is an adaptation of a historical dark fantasy novel that was written by Hiroshi Aramata. While I have not read the novel I have done some research and found out that this OVA adaption is much darker in basically every aspect. This OVA is in a way incomplete since it was based on the first 4 books of the novel so be wary while watching because like Berserk (Anime) you'll have to read more
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