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Japanese: ジェノサイバー


Type: OVA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 2, 1994 to Jul 21, 1994
Producers: Bandai Visual
Licensors: Central Park Media
Studios: Artmic
Source: Manga
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 5.981 (scored by 6,401 users)
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Ranked: #77752
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Popularity: #2938
Members: 19,152
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As the nations of the world begin to merge, world peace is threatened by the private armies of individual corporations. The Kuryu Group has just discovered a weapon that will tip world power in their favor. The Genocyber: a nightmarish combination of cybernetics and psychic potential. Many desire to control this monstrosity, but can its hatred be contained... Battle erupts, and the cyberpunk world of the future is about to explode with violence.

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Sogabe, Kazuyuki
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Dec 1, 2008
Sestsunami (All reviews)
Although most viewers who have seen this anime, Genocyber, either degrade it as poor quality or average, I would personally say that this anime can be seen as a masterpiece. It tells of a story of a young girl who forcefully is manipulated by science and her life changes forever. She must face her own internal memories, as well as those who could plunge the world into destruction. Eventually, man is too greedy and in the end, the world is nearly destroyed because of his arrogance and his miscalculation of his own intellect, and that he brought Genocyber into the world. This humanoid would virtually read more
Apr 3, 2015
literaturenerd (All reviews)

Genocyber is famous among hardcore otaku as being one of the goriest anime ever made! Does that make it good? Unfortunately...not really. Genocyber had decent art, a cliche but workable premise, and a writer that was completely insane, but had some good ideas rattling around somewhere deep in the back of his brain. Unfortunately, this 3 part OVA is one giant train wreck where each portion is progressively worse than the last. The first part was bad, but you can almost see what the writer wanted to do and you can tell he IS trying. The second part is much sloppier, abandons all effort or read more
Apr 8, 2012
GasmaskAvenger (All reviews)
Released in 1993, Genocyber is a heavily reworked adaption of a short lived and abruptly cancelled manga of the same name.

Although the series itself as a whole is a fairly unwieldy, inconsistent mishmash of episodes, the arcs split into their own selves result in some shades of genuine genius clashing with unfortunate mediocrity.

The first (and most well known) episode consists of two sisters, one that has artificial limbs and the other incapable of speech. Although there are elements of Akira and other grim dystopian works of fiction, this particular episode succeeds in creating a gritty, nightmarish vibe with easily the nastiest and most violent read more
Dec 14, 2016
LIQfilms (All reviews)
On the first day of Christmas, I reviewed a shitty show...

Since Christmas is fast approaching I thought I would spread some festive cheer around MAL and what better way to do this than to make 12 consecutive reviews on terrible shows from past years and decades! So gather around kiddies; Papa LIQ is gonna tell you a tale of a little show called Genocyber!

Genocyber was a short five episode OVA from the early 90s and is often considered to be one of the goriest anime ever made! Way before Elfen Lied or Akame ga kill made death and bloodshed popular for mainstream anime narratives, Genocyber read more


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