Twilight of the Dark Master

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Twilight of the Dark Master
(Shihaisha no Tasogare)
Genre Drama, Horror, Cyberpunk
Written by Saki Okuse
Published by Shinshokan
English publisher
Published December 20, 1991
Original video animation
Directed by Akiyuki Shinbo
Studio Madhouse
Licensed by
Released November 11, 1997 (United States)
January 21, 1998 (Japan)
Runtime 45 minutes
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Twilight of the Dark Master (支配者の黄昏 Shihaisha no Tasogare?) is a Japanese anime film based on a manga by Saki Okuse. It was produced by Masao Maruyama, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, and the screenplay was written by Duane Dell'Amico. The film was distributed and licensed in 1997 by Urban Vision.


Long ago, the Great Mother Spirit created demons, guardians, and humans. During 2089, only a few demons and guardians remain and in the city of Neo-Shinjuku.The guardian, Tsunami Shijo (an ancient fire manipulator from days long ago) is out to aid a fledgling human race. Tsunami is looking for a human who was transformed into a monster by drugs. This leads him to Mr. Takaiya, the Demon leader, who killed his lover.

Tsunami becomes involved with a woman who just lost her fiancé and her arm, and now wants to figure out why this has happened. Meanwhile, the Demon leader is still alive and plotting to enslave mankind. Will Tsunami defend Earth once again, or be corrupted like two other guardians by means of the Demon leader?


Japanese Cast

English Cast

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