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Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
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Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
Original name: 北斗の拳 ラオウ外伝 天の覇王
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, splatter
Plot: adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, survival, mysterious character, martial arts, warrior, heroes, battles, rising to stardom, empire, conquering, assassination, post apocalypse, fight, friendship, violence, water, brutality, superhuman powers, save the world, good versus evil, strength, martial artist ...
Time: future, 2000s

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Country: Japan
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Time: future, 2000s
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Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the Holy Emperor story arc, which primarily depicted the conflict between Kenshiro and Souther. New characters Reina, one of Raoh's army officers who falls in love with him, and her brother Soga, Raoh's advisor, play ...
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Time: future, 2000s
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New Fist of the North Star (2003)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful, splatter
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Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
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