Cyberpunk anime OVA about an ex-cop turned private eye who uses his bionic eye that can hack into any computer system in the world and his mechanical quarterstaff that also serves as a laser weapon to take on crime.
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Episode 1: In the near future of 2014, Goku, a former police detective turned private eye, is investigating a mysterious string of apparent suicides of a special police unit investigating a ruthless weapons merchant. In his aggressive style, Goku almost joins that list, but he mysteriously survives and receives a cybernetic eye by parties unknown that can literally control any computer in the world. Now, he has a score to settle and is armed with what he needs to accomplish that. Episode 2: A desperate woman hires Goku to stop her brother, a nearly indestructible and increasingly unhinged supersoldier bent on revenge through rampage. Goku learns that the supersoldier was an unwilling guinea pig in a secret military experiment conducted by his father, a sadistic army general with getup quite similar to Street Fighter's M. Bison. However, all this is just the tip of the iceberg of dark family secrets in this extremely dysfunctional family. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Based on a manga series by Buichi Terasawa See more »

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Featured in Mean & Mercenary (1999) See more »

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Fighting in the Danger
Performed by Yuki Katsuragi.
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A lonely guy who fights the crime
11 April 2000 | by (Lima, Perú) – See all my reviews

Very few people who know about anime know about this particular OVA (Original Video Animation), and I do not know why, because it is really good. The story and the animation are like `Eight Man After'.

Gokuu is the classic anime hero, he is a lonely guy, who has super powers and fights the crime. The story is very simple, very good and easy to follow. So, if you want to relax and try with Japanise animation you can start with this OVA.

I also recommend you `Eight Man After', `Space Adventure Cobra', and `Golgo 13'.


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