Bio Hunter

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Synonyms: Biohunter
Japanese: バイオ・ハンター


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 8, 1995
Producers: BMG Japan
Licensors: Urban Vision
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, HorrorHorror
Themes: GoreGore, MythologyMythology
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 58 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.071 (scored by 66246,624 users)
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Ranked: #96912
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Popularity: #5381
Members: 15,512
Favorites: 14


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Two scientists are attempting to distribute the cure for a demon virus that is affecting people all over Japan, however, things have become complicated. One of them has become infected. So begins his battle with himself, as he attempts to not only control his emerging demon side, but also to save the lives of others by wielding its great strength.


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Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Producer, Script, Key Animation
Yamamoto, Mataichirou
Takahashi, Naoko
Satou, Yuuzou
Director, Storyboard


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Nov 30, 2023
Bio Hunter is a fun and pretty nonsensical little OVA about a couple of scientists taking on a “demon virus” spread like a zombie infection, but it also has elements of vampirism and werewolves. The main two characters are two professors and scientists, one is a pervy guy with a porn stache, and the other is himself “infected” and trying to hold back his urges. Frankly, I am not sure why the one scientist who isn’t a werewolf-demon is even in this story. He does nothing other than be a friend to the werewolf-demon professor, who is the real focal point of the entire plot. ...
Feb 25, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Right from the beginning, it's nothing I would be amazed of, although I don't think it deserves a score this small.

In order to find some hidden gem, I came across this piece. Unfortunately, it wasn't a gem as I originally thought. It was more of a conglomeration of fast pacing and a leaky script. Maybe to mention that it was made by Madhouse, so it wasn't that bad, because Madhouse is generally known for spawning a masterpiece next to a masterpiece. But there is no space to relativize it here.
No wonder. This show was less than an hour long so they couldn't cram ...
Oct 24, 2018

--- The review contains spoilers---

Bio Hunter is a Madhouse film from the mid 90s based off of a manga by Fujihiko Hosono. Madhouse has a bit of a mixed history with horror themed anime in general. They worked on Blade, which was okay. Death Parade, which was fantastic and Highschool of the Dead, which remains among the worst anime I've ever seen. So, this anime could end up anywhere on the spectrum. 

We open with a couple having sex. She seems disinterested and just wants something to eat. Guys, if your partner responds like that, I'm sorry but you need to work on your technique. Maybe communicate ...

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