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Golgo 13: Supergun

Created by Takao Saito English version published by Viz Media 2006 I am hardly an expert on Manga films. In total, the animé feature films I have watched could be counted on one hand. And I hate to admit, my ignorance of Manga comics is even greater. But Golgo 13 is a character whose adventures […]

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Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)

Director by Osamu Deszaki Music by Fujimaru Yoshino Golgo 13: Queen Bee is a belated sequel to the very popular animé feature The Profssional: Golgo 13. But time hasn’t seemed to dim Duke Togo’s appeal. In fact, I was happy to welcome back an old friend. And all the elements that made the first film […]

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The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

Country: Japan Chief Director: Osamu Deszaki Animation Director: Akio Sugino Music: Toshiyuki Omori Based on characters created by Takao Saito Gogol 13, and his alter ego Duke Togo are popular characters in Japan. He began his life as a comic strip written and illustrated by Takao Saito. But the pages of a comic were not […]

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Golgo 13: Kowloon Assignment (1977)

Country: Japan Director: Yukio Noda Starring: Sonny Chiba, Callan Leung, Etsuko Shihomi, Chi-Chung Lee Music: Harumi Ibe Based on characters created by Takao Saito Gogol 13: Kowloon Assignment stars 1970’s martial arts superstar Sonny Chiba as Duke Togo; codename Golgo 13. The name is derived from the 13th man who gave the crown of thorns […]

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