Midnight Eye: Gokuu II


Goku II: Midnight Eye

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Japanese: MIDNIGHT EYE ゴクウII
English: Goku II: Midnight Eye
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 1989
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 53 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.371 (scored by 37533,753 users)
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Ranked: #81422
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Popularity: #7486
Members: 6,879
Favorites: 3

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Synopsis

Goku, the lone wolf private detective is back, contracted by Yoshiko, a mysterious, beautiful and very afraid woman, to find and save her brother, Ryu. Will Goku be able to protect Yoshiko from her step father's soldiers long enough to find her brother? Meanwhile Ryu, the unfortunate subject of a military experiment gone bad, leaves a trail of bodies behind him and has no intention of being found or saved by anyone. Will Goku have to kill the man he is supposed to save? Will even his omniscient cybernetic eye and sceptre be enough to help him defeat this indestructible killing machine?

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"Fighting In The Danger" by Yuki Katsuragi




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Apr 22, 2020
Its clear cut this sequel to the first Midnight Eye is not as good. It has many of the elements, if not almost all of them that makes Yoshiaki Kawajiri's ovas so brilliant. It has the gorgeous, sharp character designs that lend themselves to the witty yet steadfast heroes and the badass femme fatales we love to root for. It pits them against an unscrupulous, calculating asshole of a villain with a dash of high level crime/government corruption that adds a menancing edge and dispells petty cartooniness they may have. Finally theres the awe inspiring mechanical or body horror artwork that lends themselves to unforgettable, ...
Feb 1, 2013
The 1st time i saw midnight eye part 1 and 2 was back in 1997,98 via an rental videotape i never brought back, i was from that point on a keeper! I did a review of part 1, part 2 goes further in the story, wich goes more in to an emotional side since a fine lady is involved. Animation just as good as part 1, nice background sketche´s, futuristic but less important chara. and no involvement in police depart. anymore sadly. It still has some good late 80´s tracks to keep up, and WAY more violent scenes for a cyberpunk cultclassic compared to part ...
Apr 25, 2022
Unfortunately, “Midnight Eye: Gokuu II” doesn’t measure up to its prequel. This OVA has a strong start that continues the goofy outrageousness found throughout the first “Gokuu,” but it quickly settles in to the main story, which is somewhat depressing and — dare I say it — boring.

The main story starts about five minutes in, and it centers on a mysterious woman named Ryoko, who hired Gokuu to find her missing brother, Ryu. However, she’s not being completely forthright with Gokuu about the circumstances behind Ryu’s disappearance, or much of anything else, for that matter. As Gokuu hunts down the Terminator-like Ryu, who has been ...

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