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Virus Buster Serge (1997)
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Virus Buster Serge
Original name: VIRUS -VIRUS BUSTER SERGE-
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and Plum, and aired on AT-X and TV Tokyo from October 2 to December 19, 1997. A light novel and second video game were also created. In the year 2097 in the city of Neo Hong Kong, man and machine have melded nicely and the city has been blooming with technological advances. However, an entity that takes over the machines called the Virus is becoming a problem. For this problem, there exists the organization STAND equipped with their Gears led by the mysterious Raven. The latest member of the team is Serge, a man who cannot remember his past and thought joining STAND and confronting Raven would help him better understand. Little does he know how important he will become to the whole Virus conflict. Only the anime has been adapted into English. It was licensed by Madman Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand and by Manga Entertainment in North America and the United Kingdom. The anime briefly aired on the American cable television Sci Fi Channel in 2007 and the Canadain cable channel IFC in 2008.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, fighting crime, man versus machine, race against time, adventure, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, plague, technology gone awry, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, society, chaos, assassination, computers and web, mutant, battles, disability, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong

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Duration: 109 min.
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 6.2
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Ark
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
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Country: Japan
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 7.0
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 6.8
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