Manga entertainment early 90's

Yakumo

Student Council President
I consider Cyber City one of only two anime titles that had their musical scores Westernized for the better: Street Fighter 2 is the other one.

As for Cyber City, while I love the profanity-laden English dialogue - delivered in exaggerated Noo Yawk accents - I feel the Japanese track delivers more subtext that was lost in translation. The Japanese version for instance fleshes out why Hasegawa in episode one is as eager as he is to have the perpatrator terminated, a point omitted in English.

Ideally I'd want the Japanese dialogue with the Rory McFarlane score.
 

NormanicGrav

Yume no Shima Shinen Kōen
AUKN Staff
Once again another random anime thread revival so apologies for that. Recently I decided to take a look at the older anime titles that were released back in the 90s/00s and somehow managed to find a YouTube video compiling the various Manga Entertainment trailers. Figured this would be an interesting one to show for various folks on here.


In fact if you've watched the recent Alita: Battle Angel film, around 8 minutes into this YouTube video you can see the original Battle Angel: Alita OVA dub trailer.

Here's a timestamp of the trailers shown:
00:00 - Manga Ent Trailer Reel
01:00 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
01:05 - Zeguy: Labyrinth of the Sea Clouds (Unkai no Meikyuu Zeguy) [Rated PG]
02:08 - Roujin Z [Rated 15]
03:50 - Appleseed 1988 [Rated 15]
05:07 - Genocyber [Rated 18]
06:45 - Manga Ent Presents "Four of the Very Best" Trailer:
06:50 - Doomed Megalopolis (Teito Monogatari) [Rated 18]
08:14 - Battle Angel: Alita [Rated 15]
10:54 - Monster City (Demon City Shinjuku) [Rated 18]
12:01 - Golgo 13: The Professional [Rated 18]
14:21 - Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) [Rated 18]
15:52 - New Dominion Tank Police [Rated 15]
18:16 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
18:24 - The Legend of the Four Kings (Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings) [Rated 15]
19:18 - Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa) [Rated PG]
22:05 - Cyber City Oedo 808 [Rated 15]
24:28 - Perfect Blue [Rated 18]
26:08 - Project A-Ko 2: A Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group (Project A-Ko 2: Daitokuji Zaibatsu no Inbou) [Rated PG]
27:12 - Project A-Ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody [Rated 12]
27:54 - Project A-Ko 4: Final [Rated 12]
28:34 - Project A-Ko Versus [Rated PG]
30:07 - Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie [Rated 15]
31:51 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
31:55 - Wind of Amnesia (A Wind Named Amnesia/Kaze no Na wa Amnesia) [Rated 15]
33:23 - Devilman (Devilman: The Birth/Devilman: Tanjou-hen) [Rated 18]
33:51 - Monster City (Demon City Shinjuku) [Rated 18]
35:07 - Rumiko Takahashi's Rumik World: Mermaid Forest [Rated 18] & Maris the Wondergal (Maris the Chojo) [Rated PG]
36:36 - The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armour (Kyoushoku Soukou Guyver (1989)) [Rated 15]
38:15 - Devilman: The Witch Bird (Devilman: The Demon Bird/Devilman: Yochou Sirene-hen) [Rated 18]
39:15 - Tokyo Babylon Part 1 [Rated 15]
40:24 - Cyber City Oedo 808 OVA 1 [Rated 15]
41:39 - Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro) [Rated PG], The Secret of Mamo (Lupin III: Lupin vs. Fukusei-ningen) [Rated 15] & Goodbye Lady Liberty (Bye Bye, Lady Liberty/Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty - Kiki Ippatsu!) [Rated 12]
43:05 - The Legend of the Four Kings (Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings) [Rated 15]
43:41 - Patlabor: The Movie [Rated PG]
45:46 - Angel Cop [Rated 18]
46:37 - Megazone 23 Part III [Rated 12]
47:48 - Space Adventure Cobra the Movie [Rated 12]
49:43 - Manga Ent The Cyberpunk Collection Trailer:
50:03 - Cyber City Oedo 808 [Rated 15]
50:20 - AD Police [Rated 18]
50:38 - Genocyber [Rated 18]
51:20 - Black Jack the Movie [Rated 12]
51:58 - Mad Bull 34 [Rated 18]
52:38 - Giant Robo: The Night the Earth Stood Still (Giant Robo the Animation: Chikyuu ga Seishi Suru Hi) [Rated 12]
54:26 - La Blue Girl [Refused Classification]
55:11 - Patlabor 2: The Movie [Rated PG]
56:27 - Ghost in the Shell (Koukaku Kidoutai) [Rated 15]
58:09 - Vampire Princess Miyu (Kyuuketsuhime Miyu) [Rated 12]
59:57 - Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) [Rated 18]
 
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cudwieser

Student Council President
Once again another random anime thread revival so apologies for that. Recently I decided to take a look at the older anime titles that were released back in the 90s/00s and somehow managed to find a YouTube video compiling the various Manga Entertainment trailers. Figured this would be an interesting one to show for various folks on here.


In fact if you've watched the recent Alita: Battle Angel film, around 8 minutes into this YouTube video you can see the original Battle Angel: Alita OVA dub trailer.

Here's a timestamp of the trailers shown:
00:00 - Manga Ent Trailer Reel
01:00 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
01:05 - Zeguy: Labyrinth of the Sea Clouds (Unkai no Meikyuu Zeguy) [Rated PG]
02:08 - Roujin Z [Rated 15]
03:50 - Appleseed 1988 [Rated 15]
05:07 - Genocyber [Rated 18]
06:45 - Manga Ent Presents "Four of the Very Best" Trailer:
06:50 - Doomed Megalopolis (Teito Monogatari) [Rated 18]
08:14 - Battle Angel: Alita [Rated 15]
10:54 - Monster City (Demon City Shinjuku) [Rated 18]
12:01 - Golgo 13: The Professional [Rated 18]
14:21 - Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) [Rated 18]
15:52 - New Dominion Tank Police [Rated 15]
18:16 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
18:24 - The Legend of the Four Kings (Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings) [Rated 15]
19:18 - Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa) [Rated PG]
22:05 - Cyber City Oedo 808 [Rated 15]
24:28 - Perfect Blue [Rated 18]
26:08 - Project A-Ko 2: A Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group (Project A-Ko 2: Daitokuji Zaibatsu no Inbou) [Rated PG]
27:12 - Project A-Ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody [Rated 12]
27:54 - Project A-Ko 4: Final [Rated 12]
28:34 - Project A-Ko Versus [Rated PG]
30:07 - Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie [Rated 15]
31:51 - Manga Ent Coming Soon Trailer:
31:55 - Wind of Amnesia (A Wind Named Amnesia/Kaze no Na wa Amnesia) [Rated 15]
33:23 - Devilman (Devilman: The Birth/Devilman: Tanjou-hen) [Rated 18]
33:51 - Monster City (Demon City Shinjuku) [Rated 18]
35:07 - Rumiko Takahashi's Rumik World: Mermaid Forest [Rated 18] & Maris the Wondergal (Maris the Chojo) [Rated PG]
36:36 - The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armour (Kyoushoku Soukou Guyver (1989)) [Rated 15]
38:15 - Devilman: The Witch Bird (Devilman: The Demon Bird/Devilman: Yochou Sirene-hen) [Rated 18]
39:15 - Tokyo Babylon Part 1 [Rated 15]
40:24 - Cyber City Oedo 808 OVA 1 [Rated 15]
41:39 - Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro) [Rated PG], The Secret of Mamo (Lupin III: Lupin vs. Fukusei-ningen) [Rated 15] & Goodbye Lady Liberty (Bye Bye, Lady Liberty/Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty - Kiki Ippatsu!) [Rated 12]
43:05 - The Legend of the Four Kings (Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings) [Rated 15]
43:41 - Patlabor: The Movie [Rated PG]
45:46 - Angel Cop [Rated 18]
46:37 - Megazone 23 Part III [Rated 12]
47:48 - Space Adventure Cobra the Movie [Rated 12]
49:43 - Manga Ent The Cyberpunk Collection Trailer:
50:03 - Cyber City Oedo 808 [Rated 15]
50:20 - AD Police [Rated 18]
50:38 - Genocyber [Rated 18]
51:20 - Black Jack the Movie [Rated 12]
51:58 - Mad Bull 34 [Rated 18]
52:38 - Giant Robo: The Night the Earth Stood Still (Giant Robo the Animation: Chikyuu ga Seishi Suru Hi) [Rated 12]
54:26 - La Blue Girl [Refused Classification]
55:11 - Patlabor 2: The Movie [Rated PG]
56:27 - Ghost in the Shell (Koukaku Kidoutai) [Rated 15]
58:09 - Vampire Princess Miyu (Kyuuketsuhime Miyu) [Rated 12]
59:57 - Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) [Rated 18]
Brings a nice perspective of how many top titles that are up for re-release are from the 90's (and some duds like La Blue Girl). I might be bias ( I own about a third of that list) but modern anime has been a slow decline. There are excellent titles today but not as many imo.
 

Professor Irony

Railgun
AUKN Staff
All hats off to @NormanicGrav for working out timestamps on all the different trailers. I've seen a lot of these before, but there were plenty I hadn't and I don't know that I fancied going through a whole hour of them just to check! Given how much Manga famously pursued the 'beer and curry' crowd in their early days, it's always interesting to see how they marketed their titles, especially the ones that didn't necessarily fit that mould.
 
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