Eightman After
8 Man After
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Alternative Titles

English: 8 Man After
Synonyms: Eight Man After, Eitoman After, 8man After
Japanese: エイトマン AFTER


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 21, 1993 to Nov 22, 1993
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, DramaDrama
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.231 (scored by 12781,278 users)
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Ranked: #69692
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Popularity: #7328
Members: 2,959
Favorites: 7
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Private detective Hazama Itsuru is hired by Professor Tani to investigate a cyborg parts theft which eventually leads him to meet Sachiko Yokogawa, the original 8 Man's love interest. Living her new life working for the Biotecho Corp., Sachiko finds herself involved with a new 8 Man, who appears after Hazama is fatally wounded by an unknow cyborg. Amidst a violent urban background with cyber-junkies creating chaos around the city, this other 8 Man will fight criminals in a more agressive way.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Itsuro, Hazama
Kosugi, Juurouta
Yokogawa, Sachiko
Doi, Mika
Mayor White
Gleck, Tony
Futamata, Issei
Nakahara, Shigeru
Schmidt, Eddie
Tobita, Nobuo
O'Conner, Jack
O'Conner, Sam
Yamada, Eiko
Professor Tani
Yamada, Keaton


Macek, Carl
Producer, Director
Kogawa, Yoriyasu
Director, Storyboard
Hirano, Yasushi
Kuwata, Jirou
Original Creator

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#1: "Eight Man no Theme (Version 1993) (エイトマンのテーマ(Version 1993))" by Nobuyoshi Kuwano (桑野信義)
#2: "Hooemi no Mukougawa (微笑みの向こう側)" by Nobuyoshi Kuwano

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May 2, 2009
konatafangrl (All reviews)
I love this anime i watched a long time ago when i was younger i believe on sci fi then i bought it when i was like 12 lol. it's a good movie unfortionatly I could never get my hands on the tv series or comic books it's very rare that you will come across them but if you ever do don't let go of them O_O
the anime is great and so is the music it feels so unbelievably 80s that i love it japanese and english its pretty good.If your into cops,cyborgs,and crime animes you should definatly check this out !
Mar 27, 2012
ggultra2764 (All reviews)
This was one of the very first anime titles I had a chance of seeing in the mid-90s when the Sci-fi Channel usually aired anime movies and OVAs. By the looks of it, Streamline combined the OVA episodes into a nearly two hour long movie for its video release and it lacks the original Japanese audio track, even with its DVD release. It's also apparently supposed to serve as a sequel of sorts to a 1960s TV anime series take to the 8-Man character yet with a more darker and edgier feel to it. But like Iria Zeiram the Animation and Green Legend Ran when read more
Oct 8, 2013
NotenSMSK (All reviews)
8 Man After, a 1993 Cyber Tech anime that depicts the future in which Science has advanced to the extent that developing Cyborgs, replacing body parts with Cyber technology is possible.

The story continues from the 8 man story - Azuma, the original 8 man disappears and that is the last time Sachiko - the leading female in the story - saw 8 man. A tragedy similar to the one before occurs in which a new detective, Hazama gets caught in a fight, and is on the brink of life and death. His memory is transferred to the body of the original 8 man and thus read more
Jul 1, 2015
Luquillo (All reviews)
8-Man After is the sequel to the original 8-Man series of the 60's.The character was also given a live action film I have never seen and a couple of manga series as well. There has also been a video game released of him for the old Neo Geo system. 8-Man has also been said to be the inspiration for Robo-Cop. The similarities seem to be rather obvious but I think it pales in comparison to the robotic police officer. The point people.... 8-Man is rather popular and has developed quite a following.

8-Man After is in no way a work of art and I could never read more

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