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tokyo express 05

(MIFF 2005, Animation Gallery)

tokyo express 05
Strap yourself in! [Tokyo Express 05] is compiled exclusively for MIFF by Madman Entertainment, Australia's leading distributor of anime. It offers a unique chance to preview four pilot episodes of upcoming series! [Elfen Lied]: Imprisoned under tight military security, the genetically altered Lucy escapes her confines in a wave of bloody violence and brutality. Stricken with amnesia, she falls in with two well-meaning students, oblivious to her destructive power. Elfen Lied is from the producers of Berserk. [Midori Days]: high-school punk 'Mad Dog' Sawamura might have an invincible right hand, but he has no girlfriend. Just when he thinks his only girlfriend is his right hand, his right hand becomes an actual girl! Midori Days is from Studio Pierrot ([Naruto], [Saiyuki]). [Tenjho Tenge]: Out of Madhouse Studios ([Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust]) Souichiro and Bob plan to rule their new school, but they've got some seriously stiff competition! With a student executive council sending executioners to 'educate' anyone who questions their authority, class is just beginning! [Samurai 7]: Terrorised by cybernetic bandits, a group of villagers sends a young priestess to the city in search of protection. Studio GONZO presents a re-imagining of Akira Kurosawa's legendary epic, [The Seven Samurai]!
L Japanese w/English subtitles TD video/col/2004-05/96mins

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