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The Empire of Corpses (2015)

Shisha no teikoku (original title)
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After breaking the law of reanimating human corpses, young Watson has to either work for the government or face punishment. He has to go on a secret mission, to find the notes of Viktor Frankenstein, who reanimated the first human corpse.

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Ryôtarô Makihara

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Project Itoh (based on the novel by), Tô Enjo (based on the novel by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Greg Dulcie Greg Dulcie ... Grant (voice)
R. Bruce Elliott ... 1 (voice)
Issei Futamata ... Narrator (voice)
Caitlin Glass ... Moneypenny (voice)
Kenny Green Kenny Green ... Yamazawa (voice)
Chris Guerrero Chris Guerrero ... Edison (voice)
Todd Haberkorn ... Friday (voice)
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ... Hadary Lilith (voice)
Sean Hennigan ... M (voice)
Yoshimasa Hosoya ... John H. Watson (voice)
Chuck Huber ... Sherlock Holmes (voice)
Kôji Ishii Kôji Ishii ... Ulysses Grant (voice)
Taiten Kusunoki Taiten Kusunoki ... Frederick Barnaby (voice)
Houko Kuwashima ... Moneypenny (voice)
Morgan Laure ... Hadaly Lilith (voice) (as Morgan Garrett)
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After breaking the law of reanimating human corpses, young Watson has to either work for the government or face punishment. He has to go on a secret mission, to find the notes of Viktor Frankenstein, who reanimated the first human corpse.

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The dead will inherit the Earth.


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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

19 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,320
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Color
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Interestng & Unique
7 July 2016 | by sarahhalle-59238See all my reviews

This film takes a well known story of Dr Frankenstein and adds a different spin on the ideas of death.

I thoroughly enjoyed it and was one of the first anime films i watched outside the Studio Ghibli collection. The idea of bringing corpses back from the dead as working puppets, is a very dark matter and i believe this film manages to convey its story.

However it may of helped me relate to the characters and have a better understanding towards their motives, if more background was given into their lives.

Enjoyed so much have ordered myself the steel-book blu ray version to enjoy :)


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