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Bio Hunter


Alternative Titles

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: Action, Demons, Horror
Duration: 58 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.051 (scored by 3,496 users)
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Ranked: #72432
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Popularity: #4237
Members: 7,351
Favorites: 4
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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

Sato, Yuzo
Director, Storyboard
Fletcher, Jack
Director, Script


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More reviewsReviews

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
Piegoose (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
Mar 4, 2017
snapler (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
May 21, 2018
berserkersoul (All reviews)
Bio Hunter is a really fascinating tale of two biomolecular professors that try to unravel a mysterious retrovirus that is spreading through Japan. This virus has the ability to change its hosts into bloodthirsty monsters with increased strength and speed. One of the professors has been infected but his impeccable immune system has allowed him to remain in his human form and transform into his monster form. However, the professors are working against the clock as the virus spreads and the professor struggles with his monster side

Story - The story is a really unique fusion of supernatural lore and science. It is really enjoyable to read more

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