Tokyo Vice

The Tokyo Project

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: トウキョウ・バイス
English: The Tokyo Project
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 1988
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 53 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.291 (scored by 979979 users)
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Ranked: #122222
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Popularity: #10346
Members: 2,655
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One night at a rock concert, a mysterious man dies while leaving a floppy disc with a member of the Rutz Detective Agency. Soon they realize the disk contains information about a deadly new weapon under development. The heroes become involved in a game of political subterfuge and military espionage, hot on the trail of the killer!


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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamasaki, Osamu
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Funayama, Motoki
Theme Song Arrangement
Oobari, Masami
Key Animation


Opening Theme

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"Kaori ga Kieta Yoru (香りが消えた夜)" by Kyoumoto Masaki

Ending Theme

"Kaze no Sailor (風のセーラ)" by Kyoumoto Masaki


Jun 6, 2010
Mixed Feelings
~Mr. Panda's VCR of Doom: #7~

Tokyo Vice (or Tokyo Project in its most recent release) is an hour-long flick that, had you never randomly come across it, you would never know existed. A late 80s cyberpunk action OVA which performs about half-decent for what it is: an 80s cyberpunk action OVA. No, really, there are no other ways to describe it. If you want to find a 60 minute run of averageness when it comes to 80s anime, Tokyo Vice is the perfect pick.

The story is practically all-stock. A guy stumbles into a rock concert and hands a college ...
Feb 13, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Rate a 5
English Dubbed

Introduction was creative but also mystifying in a bad sense as well. It went along with the anticipated spy meet up. Although at the same time could have been improper order of importance. First one makes sense for the mystery theme. The other suggests lack of common sense. Everyone has a hobby of sort or like outside of work shouldn't that be put aside when more important matters are at hand? Especially when lives are at risk?

Plot wasn't original. A mystery or task needed be dealt with. Didn't help that main character or not backstories weren't present. Although, a boss per-say ...
Dec 22, 2023
NOTE: Another review that I wrote on Letterboxd on 3/6/2022

This is one of those anime films that I remember renting on VHS when I was a kid, over 20 years ago. Tokyo Vice aka The Tokyo Project was first released in Japan in 1988, but it was not released in the United States until 13 years later by Media Blasters. I decided to revisit it because I wanted to see if my opinion on it has changed or not. When I was 10, I thought Tokyo Vice was a decent anime, not the worst thing ever, as some people claim. I can see why so ...

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