Jin-Roh (人狼 Jinrō, lit. "Man-Wolf"), also known as Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade in its American release, is a 1999 Japanese anime film directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and written by Mamoru Oshii. It was released in Japan on June 3, 2000. The film was released in North America by Bandai Entertainment on March 5, 2002.

Synopsis

The film follows Kazuki Fuse, a member of a special police unit during the alternate history 1950s Japanese riots. Failing to follow an order to execute a frightened young girl only to see her commit suicide by detonating an improvised explosive device before his very eyes, Kazuki is put on trial and sent back to the training camp for re-evaluation. Visiting the grave of the suicide, he meets Kei, the girl's sister, who doesn't hold Kazuki responsible for her demise. The film proceeds as the two develop a peculiar relationship.

Cast

Character Seiyū Dub Actor
Kazuki Fuse Yoshikatsu Fujiki Michael Dobson
Kei Amemiya Sumi Mutō Moneca Stori
Atsushi Henmi Hiroyuki Kinoshita Colin Murdock
Nanami Agawa Eri Sendai Maggie Blue O'Hara
Isao Aniya Kenji Nakagawa French Tickner
Bunmei Muroto Kōsei Hirota Dale Wilson
Shiroh Tatsumi Ryuichi Horibe Ron Halder
Hajime Handa Yukihiro Yoshida Michael Kopsa
CAPO Officer Tamio Ōki Scott McNeil
Hachiroh Tohbe Yoshisada Sakaguchi Doug Abrahams
Narrator

Additional Voices

Transmission

Date(s) Channel Country
Encore Action United States United States

Video Releases

Distributor Year Format Region Country
Bandai Entertainment 2002 DVD.jpg 1
NTSC
United States United States
2005
2007
BD A
DVB-T
Discotek Media 2014 DVD.jpg 1
NTSC
2015 BD A
DVB-T

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