History Anime / MeikyuuMonogatari

1st Oct '17 6:14:05 PM Malady
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Creator/StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, Creator/ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).

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Creator/StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, Creator/ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' ''WesternAnimation/LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).
8th Jun '15 9:01:49 PM Willbyr
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* AIIsACrapshoot: The robots in the third section refuse to be shut down, even though the project has been cancelled and the individual units keep breaking down or exploding

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* AIIsACrapshoot: The robots in the third section refuse to be shut down, even though the project has been cancelled and the individual units keep breaking down or explodingexploding.



* SuperpowerMeltdown: This is pretty much the entire premise of the second segment.
* SurrealHorror: The first segment

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* SuperpowerMeltdown: This is pretty much the entire premise of the second segment.
segment. A race driver's telekinetic powers go out of control, killing all of his opponents and ultimately himself.
* SurrealHorror: The first segmentsegment.
18th Mar '15 6:40:23 PM WillKeaton
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* ArtShift -- The segments have different styles, especially the first one, which makes use of squash-and-stretch animation not often used in anime.

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* ArtShift -- ArtShift: The segments have different styles, especially the first one, which makes use of squash-and-stretch animation not often used in anime.



* CompletelyDifferentTitle -- "Neo-Tokyo". A NonIndicativeName, since the film doesn't involve any NewNeoCity, nor does it have any connection to ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' except for Katsuhiro Otomo being the director of one segment. (Probably Streamline chose this title just for the sake of name recognition.)
* CoolGate -- A grandfather clock acts as a portal to the city in the first segment.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything -- "''[[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/buried-treasure/2007-11-01 Trying to use logic against a never-ending tide of robotic "get-the-job-done" types should be pretty familiar to anyone who's ever worked for a big company, especially in Japan.]]''"

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* CompletelyDifferentTitle -- CompletelyDifferentTitle: "Neo-Tokyo". A NonIndicativeName, since the film doesn't involve any NewNeoCity, nor does it have any connection to ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' except for Katsuhiro Otomo being the director of one segment. (Probably Streamline chose this title just for the sake of name recognition.)
* CoolGate -- CoolGate: A grandfather clock acts as a portal to the city in the first segment.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything -- DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: "''[[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/buried-treasure/2007-11-01 Trying to use logic against a never-ending tide of robotic "get-the-job-done" types should be pretty familiar to anyone who's ever worked for a big company, especially in Japan.]]''"



* FramingDevice -- Sachi from the first segment watches the other two on a screen in the circus tent.
* GermanExpressionism -- An apparent influence on the art style of the first segment.

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* FramingDevice -- FramingDevice: Sachi from the first segment watches the other two on a screen in the circus tent.
* GermanExpressionism -- GermanExpressionism: An apparent influence on the art style of the first segment.



* PublicDomainSoundtrack -- ''Gymnopédie No. 1'' by Satie, ''Chanson du Toréador'' by Bizet, and ''Morning Mood'' by Grieg (this one is used as a StandardSnippet for MickeyMousing)
* {{Salaryman}} -- Sugioka from the third segment
* SuperpowerMeltdown -- This is pretty much the entire premise of the second segment.
* SurrealHorror -- The first segment

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* PublicDomainSoundtrack -- PublicDomainSoundtrack: ''Gymnopédie No. 1'' by Satie, ''Chanson du Toréador'' by Bizet, and ''Morning Mood'' by Grieg (this one is used as a StandardSnippet for MickeyMousing)
* {{Salaryman}} -- {{Salaryman}}: Sugioka from the third segment
* SuperpowerMeltdown -- SuperpowerMeltdown: This is pretty much the entire premise of the second segment.
* SurrealHorror -- SurrealHorror: The first segment
31st Dec '14 10:11:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''Construction Cancellation Order'' (directed by KatsuhiroOtomo): A robotic construction crew won't stop working on a cancelled project.

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* ''Construction Cancellation Order'' (directed by KatsuhiroOtomo): Creator/KatsuhiroOtomo): A robotic construction crew won't stop working on a cancelled project.
5th Aug '14 10:17:37 AM DavidLev
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* AxeCrazy: Sugioka's experiences begin to wear down on his sanity
5th Aug '14 10:07:11 AM DavidLev
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* AlienLunch: The meals the robots start giving Sugioka become increasingly made of things he can't eat (nuts, bolts, oil, small pieces of machinery...)
5th Aug '14 10:05:09 AM DavidLev
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* AIIsACrapshoot: The robots in the third section refuse to be shut down, even though the project has been cancelled and the individual units keep breaking down or exploding
23rd May '13 5:10:09 PM MarkLungo
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StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, Creator/ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).

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StreamlinePictures Creator/StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, Creator/ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).



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!!This film contains examples of:!!Tropes:
2nd Dec '12 12:31:51 PM nombretomado
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StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).

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StreamlinePictures released an English-dubbed version under the title ''Neo-Tokyo''. Later, ADVFilms Creator/ADVFilms released a bilingual DVD with the Streamline dub, still titled ''Neo-Tokyo''. Also, ''The Running Man'' was featured in one episode of ''LiquidTelevision'' (with a different English dub).
13th Oct '12 7:51:31 PM DangerArtistNexus60
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* GratuitousFrench: this first line in the Running Man: ''Un des hauts lieux du continental circus: la chicane assen qui precede, de quelques dizaines de metres, la ligne d'arrivee durant les premiers tours.''
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