Soujuu Senshi Psychic Wars

Psychic Wars

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Japanese: 捜獣戦士サイキック・ウォーズ
English: Psychic Wars
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 22, 1991
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Novel
Genre: ActionAction
Themes: MythologyMythology, Super PowerSuper Power, Time TravelTime Travel
Duration: 54 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 3.101 (scored by 22502,250 users)
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Ranked: #130172
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Popularity: #8536
Members: 4,396
Favorites: 6

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Ukyo Rettsu, a surgeon, treats a mysterous old woman for a mysterious "cancer." The growth turns out to be a messenger from the ancient past of Japan heralding a demonic invasion of the Earth. Ukyo must go back in time and fight the race of ancient demons.

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Hayama, Junichi
Key Animation
Suda, Masami
Animation Director, Key Animation, Character Design


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Dec 21, 2015
Let me start of by saying what a ride, Psychic Wars is the story of a young Doctor (About 46 or something) named Ukyo who gains "Super Sayian" like powers.

Now allow me to jump into the deeper parts of the plot as I deconstruct some of the symbolism that is in the movie.

-If you have been paying attention you would have noticed that I said Ukyo gained "Super Sayian" like powers however this isn't really true most of what happens in this movie is a dream however we don't need to dive into that plot point now.

To explain why his Ukyos powers aren't ...
Jan 4, 2013
Have you ever witnessed a man punching cancer in the face? Me neither, until I watched Psychic Wars.

The above may sound like a scene mistakenly taken out of context, but do not be fooled: this is an anime that takes itself very seriously. It is an anime so atrociously bad on every level that solitary confinement may be considered a more pleasurable experience. Perhaps if I were not some kind of passive-aggressive masochist who finds amusement in dreadful anime, I would have attempted to hang myself in order to free my mind from this abomination. Welcome to Toei Animation's brilliant chef-d'oeuvre: Psychic Wars.

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Oct 14, 2008
This was a surprising triumph over any desires for success or entertainment. The dialogue was stiff, the scene transitions were clumsy, the story was inane, the drama was laughable and the fights were silly at best.

I really wish I had more to say but it really was just that bad. The animation was maybe slightly above what you would see on Voltron, and yet, probably the best thing about this movie. Creating something this bad requires a dedicated team of sadists and misanthropists.

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DocJangarly - Dec 20, 2010
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Jun 27, 2022 8:32 PM
Been looking for a while, cant find any way to see this OVA.
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Jul 20, 2019 4:11 PM

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