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The Humanoid (1986)

A brilliant scientist named Dr. Watson has built a robot who can think and feel like a human. The planetary governor however, doesn't want anything to do with it.

Director:

Shin'ichi Masaki

Writers:

Hajime Sorayama (original characters), Kouichi Mizuide (as Kouichi Minade)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Runa Akiyama Runa Akiyama ... Ignatia (voice) (as Hikari Akiyama)
Sarah-Anne Dafoe Sarah-Anne Dafoe ... Princess Ignasia (voice)
Michael Dobson ... Alan (voice)
Mark Hildreth ... Eric (voice)
Janyse Jaud ... Sheri (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ... Alan (voice)
Ken Kramer ... Minister Libero (voice)
Eiji Maruyama Eiji Maruyama ... Libero (voice)
Ward Perry Ward Perry ... Governor Proud (voice)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ... Antionette (voice)
Hidekatsu Shibata Hidekatsu Shibata ... Watson (voice)
Yumiko Shibata Yumiko Shibata ... Sheri (voice)
Robert O. Smith ... Dr. Watson (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe Kazuyuki Sogabe ... Proud (voice)
Cathy Weseluck ... Antoinette (voice)
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A brilliant scientist named Dr. Watson has built a robot who can think and feel like a human. The planetary governor however, doesn't want anything to do with it.

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 November 1993 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Wow! Nice display box!
14 May 2003 | by galaxy2069See all my reviews

The only thing the Humanoid (1986) has going for it is its DVD/video display box. The neo-trippy artwork of a sleek, silvery, sexgoddess android immediately evoked images of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, and the bright orange background just topped it all off. The purchase was made.

When I returned home my anticipation soared as I tore open the plastic wrapper. Then I was shocked & horrified at how bad this film really was. The animation was quite shaky and amateurish compared to present day imports from Japan, and the overall plot was pointless and absurd. It was a stinker.

Humanoid then rested next to my television, summoning many comments from curious visitors, and I never had the nerve to tell them how much it sucked. So my guests would leave my apartment assuming that the Humanoid was probably a pretty cool film. My best friend now owns that old copy and keeps it next to his television...because it displays well in the box!


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