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Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)

Jin-Rô (original title)
A traumatized member of an elite para-military police force falls for the sister of a female terrorist courier who died in front of him on duty.

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Kazuki Fuse (voice)
Yoshikazu Fujiki ...
Kazuki Fuse (voice) (as Yoshikatsu Fujiki)
Sumi Mutoh ...
Kei Amemiya (voice)
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Kei Amemiya (voice)
Hiroyuki Kinosha ...
Atsuhi Henmi (voice) (as Hiroyuki Kinoshita)
Colin Murdock ...
Atsushi Henmi / Academy Officer / Riot Police (voice)
Yukio Hiroda ...
Bunmei Muroto (voice)
Dale Wilson ...
Bunmei Muroto / Riot Police Commander (voice)
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Hajime Handa (voice)
Yukihiro Yoshida ...
Hajime Handa (voice)
Ron Halder ...
Shiro Tatsumi / Nanami's Contact (voice)
Eri Sendai ...
Nanami Agawa (voice)
Kenji Nakagawa ...
Isao Aniya (voice)
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...
Nanami Agawa (voice)
French Tickner ...
Isao Aniya (voice)
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Ten years after the end of World War II; anti-terror policeman Fuse gets suspended from service after the suicide by self-detonation of a young terrorist girl during an operation, as he failed to shoot her in time. When he tries to gather some information about her, he meets her sister and befriends with her. Both get dragged into the rivalries between the administration of the police and the counter terrorism commando unit 'Jin Roh' (human wolves). Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,322, 6 July 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$94,591, 9 September 2001
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The machine gun used by the soldiers in the Protect-Gear is the German MG-42. See more »

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Kei Amemiya: What big eyes you have... what big teeth you have!
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Spoofed in Anime Fiction (2002) See more »

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Beautiful, ...but it's a long trip
13 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

After seeing this in the stores for a couple months and wondering if it was worth the $$$ i came to find out a friend of mine had bought it so he invited me over to check it out. Man am i ever glad he did because i would have been disappointed had i dropped the cash for it!!!

Jin-Roh is by no means a bad movie in fact it's quite good IF you have the patience it requires. After the opening riot scene things slow down ALOT. It's like 3/4 of the movie is spent building the movie up but it never really delivers in the end. I remember thinking "all that time for THIS ending?!"

As far as the animation, it is top notch. There is definetly an epic feel at work. Sound is also superb.

I think if maybe there had been a bit more action in the middle of this show it would have gone a long way in making this a bit more interesting.

Killer start and then a long middle and finally a pretty unsatisfying ending added up to something i wasn't thrilled about seeing save maybe for the art it'self.

I am pleased to see anime producing more mature adult titles. I am sick of mechs, dbz, and f#*king tentacles. For a welcome change from the above mentioned crap check Jin-Roh out(hey this review was just my opinion, you may love it) or better yet go pick up the far superior Perfect Blue


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