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Karas: The Prophecy (2005)

In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kasumi Suzuki Kasumi Suzuki ... Yurine (voice)
Sôkô Wada ... Otoha (voice) (as Toshihiro Wada)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Hoshunin Eko (voice)
Hitomi Nabatame Hitomi Nabatame ... Homura (voice)
Keiji Fujiwara ... Nue (voice)
Kiyoyuki Yanada Kiyoyuki Yanada ... Suiko (voice)
Asuka Shibuya Asuka Shibuya ... Hinaru (voice)
Hiroto Torihata Hiroto Torihata ... Kure Narumi (voice)
Tetsuo Gotô Tetsuo Gotô ... Minoru Sagisaka (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Burgess ... Suiko (voice)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Yoshiko Sagisaka (voice)
Doug Erholtz ... Ikeda (voice)
Melissa Fahn ... Chizuru (voice)
Sandy Fox ... Amefuriko (voice)
Barbara Goodson ... Tsuruta (voice)
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In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; in addition to an armored humanoid form, the Karas can transform into any of various heavily armed and armored vehicles. Eko and his followers prefer to live in the material realm in human form, but to continue doing so they must feed on the fluids of human bodies. Their periodic feasts result in massacres that leave only a single traumatized survivor; these "inexplicable" tragedies are the obsession of a marginalized police inspector whose daughter was the survivor of one such massacre. Opposing Eko are the renegade demon Nue, who also lives in the material world in human form but refuses to drink blood or take a mechanized form, and Otoha, a former human who is summoned by the mysterious Yurine to become the new Karas. Written by balkaster

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The old laws have a new hero. See more »


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Tatsunoko Production See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Yurine: 1... 2... 3... 4... 5... 6... 7... 8... 9... it is 10. Sway to and fro, sway. RELEASE!
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Wow.... ya WOW
2 July 2006 | by spamspaz-1See all my reviews

Like most people probably think, this movie is a visual feast, the anime and 3D mixed together quite nicely and the fight scenes were very exciting. The voice acting in Jap was good, actually didn't watch in English, I am a big anti-dub person so the audio was good. The music was fitting, the plot was... the plot was... uhhhhh, interesting. Ya, interesting. I had to think about it and it did make sense eventually but expect to be sitting there going "Huh?" for about ten minutes after the movie. But for me that is good, any movie that makes you good is much better than most of American rubbish. My only bad points is perhaps too confusing and the anime and 3D didn't always mix. But very good!


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