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Parasyte: Part 2 (2015)

Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen (original title)
Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

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Takashi Yamazaki

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Hitoshi Iwaaki (manga), Ryôta Kosawa (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tadanobu Asano ... Goto
Jun Kunimura ... Detective Hirama
Kazuki Kitamura ... Takeshi Hirokawa
Nao Ohmori ... Kuramori (as Nao Ômori)
Shôta Sometani ... Shin'ichi Izumi
Pierre Taki ... Miki
Ai Hashimoto Ai Hashimoto ... Satomi Murano
Eri Fukatsu ... Ryôko Tamiya
Sadao Abe Sadao Abe ... Migi
Kosuke Toyohara Kosuke Toyohara
Takashi Yamanaka Takashi Yamanaka
Wataru Ichinose Wataru Ichinose ... Gang Member
Hideto Iwai Hideto Iwai
Satoshi Araki Satoshi Araki
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Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 April 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Parasyte 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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2.35 : 1
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In Spain was only released in cinemas in Madrid (Artistic Metropol). The film was projected for 2 days in subtitled version. See more »

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Follows Parasyte: Part 1 (2014) See more »

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Losing a bit of its pace, but great continuation of the first part
24 February 2018 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

This was always a single movie, they just released it in two parts. But while the first part went quickly over the events that set up the arrival of the aliens and presented the main characters, thus compressing a lot of the original manga/anime story, this part loses the pace and gets to have a few boring scenes. They are mostly flashbacks and emotional explanations of what the characters felt (even if it was quite obvious from their actions and they were dying :) ), but still, a little jarring. I think a better edit of the material would have created a nice two hours and a half single movie that didn't suffer from pacing issues.

That being said, the movie ends well, with too little of Gotou, one of the more interesting characters in the story, but with great development for all the others. Maybe except Satomi Murano, who was always the damsel in distress and not doing very much. I recommend this movie to sci fi fans from all over. While the philosophical speeches increase in number in this part, I still think Parasyte is a good sci-fi horror movie that needs more recognition.


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