Black Magic (1985)

Creators

Shirō Masamune (writer-artist).

Categorization

Dōujin.

cyberpunk fiction Japanese production sequential art

Adaptation:

“Black Magic M-66” (1987) IMDb

Creators

Kitakubo Hiroyuki (director), Shirō Masamune (director).

Categorization

Cyberpunk action.

Subject

Two experimental warrior androids slip their bonds in a plane crash. Their sample programming sends them to assassinate the developer’s granddaughter. The military and a female reporter intervene.

Commentary

Lots of plot holes. Shirō’s original work was closer to fantasy and further from The Terminator (1984) than this version.

References here: Ex Machina (2014).

animation cyberpunk fiction Japanese production moving picture