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M.D. Geist (1986)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 1996
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In the distant future, mankind has colonized other planets in the universe. While many planets lived in peace, the planet Jerra has been ravaged by decades of war. Geist is an M.D.S. (Most ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jason Beck Jason Beck ... M.D. Geist (voice)
Joan Baker ... Vaiya (voice)
Dave Couch Dave Couch ... Colonel Krutes (voice)
Kip Kaplan ... Marsh (voice)
Barry Papick ... Additional Voices (voice)
Gordon Miller Gordon Miller ... Additional Voices (voice)
Michael Pascuzzi Michael Pascuzzi ... Additional Voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hideko Akashi Hideko Akashi ... Additional Voices (voice)
Isshin Chiba Isshin Chiba ... Sakamoto (Director's Cut) (voice)
Hisao Egawa Hisao Egawa ... Golem (Director's Cut) (voice)
Keiji Fujiwara ... Hans (Director's Cut) (voice)
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ... Gista (voice)
Michael Goldwasser Michael Goldwasser ... Additional Voices (voice)
Makoto Higo Makoto Higo ... Additional Voices (Director's Cut) (voice)
Fumi Hirano ... Vaiya (Director's Cut) (voice)
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In the distant future, mankind has colonized other planets in the universe. While many planets lived in peace, the planet Jerra has been ravaged by decades of war. Geist is an M.D.S. (Most Dangerous Soldier), an enhanced human with unsurpassed combat capabilities and an insatiable lust for battle. Because of his uncontrollable nature, Geist is cryogenically frozen and locked in a satellite. Several years later, the satellite crashes and Geist wakes up from his sleep to engage in another war. This time, to help the army stop the planet's central computer from activating a doomsday device that will lead to total annihilation of all life on Jerra.

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A planet devastated by war. A man on the edge of sanity.


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Japanese

Release Date:

1996 (Japan) See more »

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M.D. Geist: Director's Cut See more »

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M.D. Geist himself has been the corporate mascot (a.k.a. "spokesmecha") of U.S. Manga Corps since day one. See more »

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Hijoh no Soldier (Soldier of No Mercy)
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Actually a very good anime, don't listen to the bad critics.
4 September 2002 | by MovieCriticMarvelfanSee all my reviews

First, I laugh at the critics who say this great anime had little character development, senseless violence, bad dubbing and sound. M.D Geist is not that, is a fantastic , war anime in space, that's actually very realistic. Also I saw that the Uncut Japanese, English subtitled version, not the crappy dubbed version these idiots watched. lol

The plot, and it's a great one is the Geist is part of space soldier team. They have a great war against an enemy and Geist is one the few men still alive. His platoon though deserts him, and leaves him for dead.

If the plot sounds familiar, its exactly like "Soldier" with Kurt Russell in animated form.

Geists though, only on brawn and brains survives and destroys everything in his path. Well not everything, he does come to a city invaded by a bunch of deadly gangs (like in Fist of the North Star) and eventually he wipes them out too...

Geists platoon eventually find out that he's still alive and want to use him, check that abuse him.

Geist has other plans , and what results in a hour of the best hand drawn action anime you've seen.

The other critics don't know what they're talking about, so check it out.

I know great anime (Macross DYRL, Gundam Wing) and M.D. Geist is great.


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