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Goku: Midnight Eye (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Midnight Eye Goku
MIDNIGHT EYE ゴクウ (Japanese)
Plot Summary: A private eye named Goku investigates a number of suicides of police officers. When he encounters the woman responsible for those suicides, he is caught by her supernatural powers and the only way to survive was to stab his own eye out. Now replaced with a cybernetic implant that allows him to access nearly every computer on earth and equipped with a powerful rod that can extend to quite a length, he resumes the investigation only to find out it falls deeper into the net of underground rulers.
User Ratings: 142 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Excellent: 12 votes (sub:8, dub:4)
 Very good: 23 votes (sub:14, dub:7, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Good: 38 votes (sub:26, dub:9, edit.dub:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 29 votes (sub:22, dub:6, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 So-so: 12 votes (dub:5, sub:4, raw:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Not really good: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 256 users, rank: #3274 (of 9409)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.444 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.9806, rank: #5820 (of 9517)
Weighted mean: 6.433 (Decent+), rank: #5770 (of 9517) (seen all: 6.50 / seen some: 4.49 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.527 (Good−), rank: #5036 (of 7150)
Vintage: 1989-01-27
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Fighting in the Danger" by Yuki Katsuragi
Official website:
Madhouse Studios (Japanese)
Links: We have 1
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Goku: Midnight Eye (Blu-ray) 2023-10-31 (from $29.95)
DVD (Region 1)
    Midnight Eye Goku - The Complete OVA Series (DVD) 2017-07-25

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Original Concept: Cheng'en Wu (Journey to the West)
Original Manga: Buichi Terasawa
Character Design: Hiroshi Hamasaki
Art Director: Akira Yamakawa
Animation Director:
Hiroshi Hamasaki
Yutaka Okamura
Mecha design: Yutaka Okamura
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Kinichi Ishikawa
Assistant Director: Hiroyuki Ebata
Color Coordination: Yumiko Katayama
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata
Editing Assistant: Yukiko Itou
In-Between Check:
Masashi Kaneko
Takeshi Koike
Music producer: Torao Hosoi
Production manager: Kazunobu Shimizu
Publicity Manager: Sumiji Miyake
Setting: Masao Maruyama
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box)
Special Effects: Kunji Tanifuji
Theme Song Arrangement: Kazuo Shiina (ED)
Theme Song Composition: Kisaburoh Suzuki (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: Osami Okamoto (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Yuki Katsuragi (ED)
Juuji Matsuda as Goku Furinji

Mami Koyama as
Yoko Yabuki
Yoko Yazaki 
Norio Wakamoto as Genji Hakuryu
Toshiko Fujita as Ryoko Monma 

Daisuke Gouri as
General Gomez
Ichirō Nagai as Dr. Yamazaki
Iemasa Kayumi as Voice
Issei Futamata as Isozaki 
Kazumi Tanaka as Spy 
Kimie Hantani as Girl 
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Zenzo Monma 
Kōichi Yamadera as Coroner
Kouji Totani as
Motorcycle Tribe Head 
Masato Hirano as Watchman 
Megumi Terase as Peacock
Michihiro Ikemizu as Sakuma
Mikio Terashima as Chief Akio Yamakawa
Takeshi Aono as Wong 
Yōko Kawanami as Jane
Yoshio Kawai as Tribe 
Yumi Touma as Naomi 
Yūsaku Yara as Tamiya
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Madhouse 
Backgrounds: Atelier BWCA
Casting Cooperation: Aoni Production
Color Coordination: Studio Fantasia
Distributor: Toei Video Co., Ltd.
Film Developing: Toei Chemical Industry
Finish Animation: Studio Angel
Finish Check: Studio Fantasia
Production Cooperation:
Toei Animation
Recording: Tokyo TV Center
Sound Effects: Sound Box
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Angelo Grillo
Dubbing Director: Michael Bakewell (Manga UK dub)
Translation: Reiko Matsuo (Sub)
Executive producer:
Laurence Guinness (Manga Entertainment)
Matachiro Yamamoto (Sub)
Producer: Sandee Yamamoto (Sub)

Adaptation: Ardwight Chamberlain
ADR Producer: Angelo Grillo
Associate producer: Michael Haller (Dub)
Audio Remix:
Darrel Bryan
Ron Bryan
Casting: Jill Wilmot (Manga UK dub)
Dubbing Mixing: Trevor Barber (Manga UK dub)
Production Coordination: Latascha Thomas (Sub)
Production Supervision: Christine Richard (Dub)
Re-Recording Engineer: Clive Mitchison (Manga UK dub)
Brett Jacobsen (Sub)
Jonathan Klein (Sub)
Script Adaptation: John Wolskel (Manga UK dub)
Jeff Harding as Goku (Manga UK dub)
Steven Jay Blum as Goku

Clara York as Yoko Yazaki
Kirk Thornton as
Genji Hakuryu
Security Camera Operator
Michael Sorich as
Dr. Yamazaki
General Gomez
Rebecca Forstadt as
Security Voice
Stephen Apostolina as Coroner
Wendee Lee as Weather Reporter

English companies
ADR Producer: Pretend Productions
Distributor: Manga Entertainment (UK, Australia)
Licensed by:
Discotek Media (2017)
Urban Vision (Expired)
Orion (dub)
Sky Quest Entertainment (sub)
Recording Studio: Acclaim Studios
Trailer Editing: Action video Productions
Trailer Music: RPM Entertainment Group
Translation: New Generation Pictures (sub)
French cast
French staff
Adaptation: Gilles Coiffard
François Creton as Goku Furinji

Frederic Popovic as
Chef Officier
Dr Yamazaki
Michel Blin as Genji Hakuryû
Suzanne Sindberg as Yôko Yabuki
Yves Garnier as Général Gomez
French companies
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Francesc Figuerola (Catalan dub)
Executive producer: Luis de Val

Screen Inserts: Oriol Rafel (Spain dub)
Alfonso Vallés as Goku Furinji (Spain dub)
Francesc Figuerola as Goku Furinji (Catalan dub)

Joaquin Munoz as Genji Hakuryu (Spain dub)
Montse Moreno as Yoko Yazaki (Spain dub)
Santi Lorenz as Genji Hakuryu (Catalan dub)
Teresa Manresa as Yoko Yabuki (Catalan dub)

Alfonso García Zambrano as
Chief (Spain dub)
Uchimura (Spain dub)
Anna Romano as
Jane (Spain dub)
Peacock (Spain dub)
Federico Menescal as Zenzo Monma (Catalan dub)
Josep Maria Mas as Sakuma (Catalan dub)
Juan Comellas as
Tamiya (Spain dub)
Voice (Spain dub)
Maria Josep Guasch as Peacock (Catalan dub)
Mario Arpal as
Coroner (Spain dub)
Dr. Yamazaki (Spain dub)
Miguel Marquillas as
General Gomez (Spain dub)
Matsushita (Spain dub)
Zhang (Spain dub)
Miquel Bonet as Dr. Yamazaki (Catalan dub)
Pep Ribas as General Gómez (Catalan dub)
Pep Torrents as Isozaki (Catalan dub)
Xavier Fernández as Sakuma (Spain dub)

Mario Arpal (Spain dub)
Miguel Marquillas (Spain dub)
Xavier Fernández (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio:
Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
Soundtrack (Catalan dub)
Italian staff
Italian companies
Italian cast
Raffaele Farina as Goku

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