Bio Hunter

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Synonyms: Biohunter
Japanese: バイオ・ハンター

Information

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

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Score: 5.951 (scored by 44414,441 users)
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Ranked: #81392
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Popularity: #4719
Members: 9,884
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Synopsis

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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Characters & Voice Actors

Tabe, Seijuro

Supporting
Ishida, Tarou
Japanese

Yoshikawa

Supporting
Ootomo, Ryuuzaburou
Japanese

Marie

Supporting
Igarashi, Rei
Japanese

Murakami, Bokudo

Supporting
Otsuka, Chikao
Japanese

Staff

Satou, Yuuzou
Director, Storyboard
Fletcher, Jack
Director, Script


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Feb 27, 2011
kisarachan (All reviews)
I'm surprised no one has written a review for this yet, as I found it quite a pleasant surprise. Japan has given us some very interesting stories about zombies and demons in the past (the most famous probably being Resident Evil) and this movie is no exception.

Biohunter uses the age old plot device of a virus which leaves the infected with some rather nasty side effects. The show begins by illustrating a woman and her lover, both devoured by the disease. In the case of the young woman, she loses her sanity (and her good looks) while her lover is quite literally lunch. It read more
Dec 14, 2014
BlokeTokes (All reviews)
Bio Hunter is an interesting twist of John Carpenter's "The Thing" and "Ghost Busters", starring Akuma, and it really works out well for itself. This was a surprise turnout when considering the mean score of 6/10. I say, don't be fooled, Bio Hunter is nothing to pass up. It's one of the best examples of Madhouse's creativity working wonders in the past, and a reminder to why they are one of the best studios around.

Starting with the sights and sounds, Bio Hunter doesn't wimp-out. For sub-HD video, the entirety of the screen looks crisp with great color-depth and some nice grain. It fooled me, while read more
Oct 24, 2018
ktulu007 (All reviews)

--- 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. 

Story:
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 read more
Mar 4, 2017
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Rate a 5
Seen via English dubbed

Story/art
Not original. Similar to a couple older shows like ghost busters for example. Even though the question one would have are answered it fails to make the viewer captive. perhaps, it is due to the unrealistic approach the art has. Don't get me wrong the art is done nicely just not nerve raking. If you have seen any of the Saw movies you know what i mean. Those movies use very realistic effects and i get can't help but getting scared. Here i felt the need to yawn.

Sound
No complaints nor compliments.

Character
background was covered but i would of have like to read more

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