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Feb 3, 2011 12:56 PM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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This was refreshingly crappy. At the beginning it had an Indiana Jones-ish vibe to it - just with so called "microbiology" (was that the term they used?) instead of archaeology. And with a fucking freak monster as his trusty sidekick instead of a fat, bearded Egyptian or a 10 year old Chinese. Sweet!

I liked how they managed to put every little cliché in this piece too, and to be honest that's what I like so much about these 80s and 90s horror, sex and gore OVAs: if you actually like that kind of stuff, there you go, you've had an entertaining (well, at least somewhat) little story. If you're like me and can enjoy something for all the cheese and crap that it is, you're set too. We get man-eating titties; a nice scene implying that there's gonna be some rape or at least some more cannibalism, and by the next Japanese prime minister at that; a Japanese scryer who goes to "cleanse himself" at a shrine - including the classic sitting-under-the-waterfall shot; the omnipresent brute force but and no brain gaijin; and (my personal favourite bit): they even managed to squeeze in (*rimshot*) a tentacle face-rape just before the end. Other highlights include a severed hand that not only could attach itself to a flying helicopter with precision that would make a Swiss watchmaker pale in comparison, but can also move on its own, pick locks and control people that it has embedded itself in to.

I don't know if anyone noticed this one (and I guess it's one of the less absurd things in this OVA), but boobs-with-teeth girl's father has an actual dungeon in his house! Complete with hooks on the walls to chain up people and old style prison bars. Good for him that he swings that way I guess, I can't imagine that people with other fetishes have the facilities and equipment to contain a person that suddenly grows teeth where there shouldn't be any.
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May 18, 2012 9:51 PM

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At least we finally get to know the origins of a certain member from the Addams Family ;D

6/10. Komada pwns!
 
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May 22, 2014 2:23 PM

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The last third was def. the best. Ninja Hand is probably my favourite character.
Stone Ocean adaption when?
 
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Aug 27, 2014 6:36 PM

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Why wasn't this turned into a series? I think it would've been a good one.

I'd totally date Komada!

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Dec 14, 2014 3:34 AM

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If this was cliche, at least the cliches it used weren't as basic as more modern anime and were more cliches to the western movie industry. Doesn't exactly make it better, but it's a difference that should be noted.
Hannah_Ana said:
Why wasn't this turned into a series? I think it would've been a good one.

Totally agree.
 
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Jan 16, 2015 5:55 AM

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Nothing is complete without tentacles entering a woman's mouth.

"Your sight, my delight. Will you marry me?"
 
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Sep 15, 2015 12:41 AM

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Well, this was okay. We need more protagonists with mustaches.
 
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Oct 1, 2015 5:25 PM
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Lol, I really don't know what to think of it!?! It's crappy, no doubt about it, but it has some bright moments, a few scenes of good animation and some such surreal twists,that it's funny.
For example, in the middle of the forest,after surviving the 'car/demon' accident:
'Psssst. Don't you hear it?' (they walk through the forest)
'Vow, it's some kind of temple?!?' (And then, I was expecting siege, massacre, attack of all the bad-ass demons you can imagine, but they encounter -you're not gonna believe it- GRANDPA?!?!?!? WTF?!? In the temple she never saw in her life?!?
Next example - the flying hand!?! We can quite easily consider it as character on it's own, LOL! It caught the helicopter with such accuracy - I believe it could play as pitcher in any given major league baseball team!!! LOL
List of such surreal gigs goes on and on, it's actually worthy of any Monty Python's show...
None the less, I'm not sorry for the hour I spent watching this Anime. It was quite entertaining I must say!
 
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Nov 7, 2015 3:36 PM

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Liked it. It had a nice art style, good animation (reminded me of Mezzo Forte) and the characters were interesting and fun. The story could have been better, but it wasn't horrible either. There were some logic errors, and sometimes there was like, a bit too much erotic stuff going on (the "tentacle in the mouth" thing was a facepalm moment), but still, it was very entertaining! :-)
 
Dec 10, 2015 8:37 PM

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yea good storyline..... art.... msuusic.... i guess
 
Mar 25, 2016 12:57 AM

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Classic (not in a bad way) and effective, bare some astonishing moments (living rocket punch? XD).
Usual good drawings (for a Madhouse OAV).

3/5
Score: 6.5-/10
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Apr 3, 2016 8:10 PM

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I enjoyed this for the most part. The one thing i always have a problem with is (in reference to the beginning on the way to the hot springs) If your being chased by a tractor trailer, just stop the car and turn around. He will either take 10 minutes to do a u-turn or have to drive god knows how long to find a spot to pull around into. By then you will be miles down the road.
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Apr 19, 2016 1:16 AM
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It's OK for a quick horror flick that features gore needs.
 
Jun 1, 2016 12:39 PM

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I found it to be a fun anime. The story was interesting and it did had some really cool ideas. I like the idea of demonic virus. This anime was like Devilman meets Resident Evil in a way. I'm glad that I bought the DVD a few years back. I won't mind if they remade it into a full series one day.
 
Jan 27, 2017 7:14 PM

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Sadly 90s Japan seems to have run out of good demon horror-based stories (the age of Cyberpunk after all, but the 80s/early 90s was great for it). This does try, with the biotech elements, and classic Madhouse production / Kawajiri scripting but its main failing is that it's just largely boring (and the creature designs aren't great).

ballistique said:
I don't know if anyone noticed this one (and I guess it's one of the less absurd things in this OVA), but boobs-with-teeth girl's father has an actual dungeon in his house! Complete with hooks on the walls to chain up people and old style prison bars. Good for him that he swings that way I guess, I can't imagine that people with other fetishes have the facilities and equipment to contain a person that suddenly grows teeth where there shouldn't be any.


LOL nice observation ^_^
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So it's basically a crap old hentai but the fun parts aren't there.
 
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