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Eightman After


Alternative Titles

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

Information

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: Unknown
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.381 (scored by 840 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #56732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5876
Members: 1,770
Favorites: 6
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Episodes: /4

Synopsis

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
Itsuro, Hazama
Main
Kosugi, Juurouta
Japanese
Kosugi, Juurouta
Yokogawa, Sachiko
Yokogawa, Sachiko
Main
Doi, Mika
Japanese
Doi, Mika
Mayor White
Mayor White
Supporting
Gleck, Tony
Gleck, Tony
Supporting
Futamata, Issei
Japanese
Futamata, Issei

Staff

Macek, Carl
Macek, Carl
Producer, Director
Hirano, Yasushi
Hirano, Yasushi
Script
Kuwata, Jirou
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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Luquillo
Jul 1, 2015
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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konatafangrl
May 2, 2009
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 !
^.^
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NotenSMSK
Oct 8, 2013
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
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ggultra2764
Mar 27, 2012
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
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