Ctrl (TV Series 2009. Tokyo Gore Police. The use of the word "gore" in the title is very, very appropriate.
In 2008, Yoshihiro Nishimura, fast making a name for himself amidst those the likes of Noboru Iguchi, Shinya Tsukamoto, Takashi Miike and Yudai Yamaguchi (and like them, probably more so abroad in the west than in Japan itself), decided to break ahead from being a mere artist of gore effects and take the reins of a film all of his own.Tokyo Gore Police (東京残酷警察Tōkyō Zankoku Keisatsu) was the result.It is Twenty Minutes into the Future. Tokyo has became a cyberpunk dystopia with a privatized police force, where blades for cutting one's wrists are advertised on television and civilians can partake in the execution of prisoners via remote control from their homes. Going around murdering prostitutes is a mad scientist called "Key Man", who has created a race of mutants called "Engineers" whose injuries immediately transform into bio-mechanical weapons.
Samurai Jack. "Long ago, in a distant land, I, Aku, the shape-shifting Master of Darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil!
But a foolish samurai warrior wielding a magic sword stepped forth to oppose me. Before the final blow was struck, I tore open a portal in time and flung him into the future, where my evil is law! Now, the fool seeks to return to the past, and undo the future that is Aku... " So begins the introductory sequence to Samurai Jack, an animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory).As a young boy, the titular samurai watches as the demon Aku destroys his entire kingdom; he escapes, however, and trains with warriors from around the globe for years.
Veronika Decides to Die (2009. United States of Tara. The series was based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, who is the executive producer, under his DreamWorks Television label.
Other executive producers include writers Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, director Craig Zisk, and showrunners Cody and Jill Soloway. Former executive producer Alexa Junge quit as showrunner after the first season. Principal photography takes place in Los Angeles, California, while the show's setting is located in Overland Park, Kansas. Blue Submarine No. 6. Blue Submarine No. 6 (青の6号, Ao no Roku-gō?
, literally "Blue No.6"), officially translated in Japan as "Blue Sub 006", is a post-apocalyptic 3-volume manga series written and illustrated by Satoru Ozawa. The manga was published in 1967 by Akita Shoten, and was serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine. Teen Titans. The Pretender. There are pretenders among us.
Geniuses with the ability to be become anyone they want to be. In 1963, a corporation known as the Centre isolated a young pretender named Jarod and exploited his genius for their research. Then, one day, their pretender ran away... The Pretender is a television series, which ran for 86 episodes over four seasons from September 1996 to May 2000. Boy genius Jarod was raised in a secret science-with-a-capital-$ laboratory (known, in a further example of the series' remarkable reticence with full names , only as "the Centre") where his talents were put at the service of the highest bidder.