Violence Jack: Jigoku Gai-hen


Violence Jack: Evil Town

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Violence Jack: Evil Town, Violence Jack Jigoku Gai, Violence Jack 2, Violence Jack: Jigoku Gai Hen, Violence Jack: Jigoku Gai Arc
Japanese: バイオレンス ジャック 〜地獄街編〜
English: Violence Jack: Evil Town
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Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 6, 1988
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Studio 88
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, HorrorHorror
Theme: GoreGore
Duration: 58 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Ranked: #114242
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Popularity: #5984
Members: 11,672
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Synopsis

The World as we know it has been torn apart shattered by a series of natural disasters that have turned civilization into a brutish nightmare of survival and has left whole cities buried beneath the Earth. It's now a lethal and chaotic place, a place where only the strongest and most savage remain alive. The strongest of them all is a giant warrior known as Violence Jack…

Violence Jack tries to avert a civil war brewing among the wretched inhabitants of a subterranean metropolis called Evil Town. Based on a character created by manga horror specialist, Go Nagai.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Violence Jack

Main
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Japanese

Mad Saurus

Main
Aono, Takeshi
Japanese

Muto, Aira

Main
Andou, Arisa
Japanese

Aids

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Ken
Japanese

Rikki

Supporting
Arakawa, Minako
Japanese

Aya

Supporting

Kinishi

Supporting

Kurata

Supporting

Shibaki, Tahei

Supporting
Hirose, Masashi
Japanese

Tom Cat

Supporting
Honda, Chieko
Japanese

Staff

Itano, Ichirou
Director
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director


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Reviews

Nov 25, 2023
Evil Town is an improvement over Harlem Bomber. The plot is interesting. It's about three groups who want to leave the town but can't agree on how to work together. To make matters worse, Jack's arrival doesn't help at all. The Mad Riders enjoy being tough troublemakers. Sadly, the difficult circumstances forced the regular men to surrender their primal instincts. This caused the women to leave the men and live by themselves. The same dynamic has been used before, but Evil Town executes it well, resulting in an interesting story. Jack is also more relatable in Evil Town, taking center stage and revealing his moral ...
Dec 12, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Violence Jack: Jigoku Gai-hen does not cut any corners showing the viewer all of the horrible acts post apocalypse. It is not for the faint of heart. The gratuitous violence and extremely disturbing rape scenes show the absolute worst of humanity. The excellent animation of this OVA makes it extremely difficult and uncomfortable to watch. While not everyone will enjoy Violence Jack, it should be respected for its classic animation and symbolism. The overall plot, however, leaves much to be desired and brings down the overall experience. This is not an anime for everyone but if you have any ...
Aug 19, 2022
A thing I really like to see, in the works of art I watch or read (movies, novels, comic books and so on) is when the author(s) gives me something to think about the nature of violence. Because I hate violence, but it's everywhere, and I feel like I need to understand from what it generates.
Violence Jack (and, in particular, this OAV) fails to do it. Not only, but somehow it celebrates its violence, it finds some pleasure in showing it.

Now, I will make some spoilers, but the story is very formulaic: basically, it's not about "what happens", but "how it happens", so you ...

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