Midnight Eye: Gokuu


Goku: Midnight Eye

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

Japanese: MIDNIGHT EYE ゴクウ
English: Goku: Midnight Eye
Spanish: Midnight Eye Goku
More titles

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 27, 1989
Producers: Toei Video
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 50 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.451 (scored by 49714,971 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #69682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5690
Members: 13,015
Favorites: 17

Resources

6.45
Ranked #6968Popularity #5690Members 13,015
Add to My List
Episodes: /1

Synopsis

Furinji Goku is a detective who has an "eye of god".

While he was investigating the murder case of his colleague when he had been an officer, he was pressured to stop it by the police executives. However, he continue investigating, and he lost his left eye. When he was about to be killed, a mysterious group helped him and transplant an artificial eye. The eye was a super technological device that connected to the whole computer network in the world, and enabled him to control any computers.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Fuurinji, Gokuu

Main
Matsuda, Juji
Japanese

Peacock

Supporting
Terase, Kyouko
Japanese

Chang

Supporting
Gouri, Daisuke
Japanese

Dr. Yamazaki

Supporting
Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese

Yabuki, Youko

Supporting
Koyama, Mami
Japanese

Hakuryu, Genji

Supporting
Wakamoto, Norio
Japanese

Staff



Edit

Opening Theme

Preview
Spotify
Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
No opening themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here.
Edit

Ending Theme

"Fighting In The Danger" by Yuki Katsuragi




Reviews

Jan 21, 2024
If you extract feelings of nostalgia and comfort from old 80's anime due to their vaporwave / outrun aesthetic, Midnight Eye: Gokuu is going to be a welcome treat to your senses. The animation is beautiful, and there are enough boobs and fast cars to go around as well. The story isn't mind-blowing, but it's not awful. A solid way to spend an evening.

Gokuu is your typical manly man detective. He's out to serve justice and protect naked women from unfathomable evils.
The women are the typical helpless types from the era, and they throw themselves at Gokuu when they are aware of the prospects of ...
May 13, 2023
Midnight Eye: Gokuu is a two-part OVA series directed by the one and only Yoshiaki Kawajiri, who has also directed such classics like Ninja Scroll, Wicked City, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, and Cyber City Oedo 808 to name a few. This anime follows a man named Gokuu Fuurinji a device that investigates the murders of his fellow officer colleagues and has been given the "eye of god" which allows him to hack into any computer which he then can control. Out of the cyberpunk anime Kawajiri has directed, Midnight Eye: Gokuu is probably my favorite. The art, the violence, and the weird shit that goes ...
Jan 27, 2022
Mixed Feelings
This is one of the cheesiest '80s OVAs out there, although it's difficult to recommend to others due to the nudity.

The story starts out straightforward enough: Goku, an ex-cop-turned-detective, is on the case after his former partner and other coworkers mysteriously commit suicide. He finds out that these deaths are all connected to one person: a wealthy businessman named Hakuryu, but there's no evidence.

This is where things get weird. As Goku digs deeper, he sneaks into the bad guy's base, which is complete with a giant, a half-naked dog-like motorcycle-hybrid woman who shoots pink lasers from her mouth, and robot mosquitoes equipped with anesthesia. ...

Interest Stacks

Recommendations


Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for October

North American Anime & Manga Releases for October

Here are the North American anime, manga, and light novel releases for October. Week 1: October 3 - 9 Anime Releases Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Blu-ray [SteelBook ...read more

Q1 2017 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 3/9]

Q1 2017 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 3/9]

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the first quarter (Jan-March) of 2017. Winter anime which were licensed before t...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Goku: Midnight Eye Episode 1 Discussion
Ston3_FreeN7 - Oct 21, 2011
25 repliesby Pain_The_Kami »»
Dec 12, 2023 4:09 AM