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Devilman is a live-action film adaptation of the original Devilman manga. It was directed by Hiroyuki Nasu and was released in Japan on 9 October, 2004.

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Critical reception Edit

The Devilman film was universally panned by critics, citing the poor use of inexperienced actors in the form of idols such as the Izaki twins as the main drawback. Many have also criticized the progression of the film as the events had moved so fast, no time was used to develop the characters. Domestically the film did much better in terms of box office. However, in terms of critical reception it was given three rewards for recognition as the worst film of 2004. The only remotely good award received was Best Special Effects at Asia-Pacific Film Festival in 2004.

Trivia Edit

  • It might be worth noting that Hiroyuki Nasu has directed 20 movies prior to Devilman, including the adaptation of popular manga series Be-Bop High School, which won him a Best Director award at the 8th Yokohama Film Festival.
  • This film was released six months after the release of Cutie Honey (film), another film based on a manga by Go Nagai.
  • In the mid 90's horror director/producer Brian Yuzna, the special effects artist Screaming Mad George and producers Aki Komine and Taka Ichise began working on a live action Devilman film. According to Brian Yuzna they had a complete script that was following the manga and animes very closely. However, the project was cancelled because of some disagreement between Komine and Yuzna, but also due to the limitations of special effects of the pre-CGI era.[1]

References Edit

  1. http://www.occhisulcinema.it/Dos-Brian%20Yuzna%20USA.htm
Devilman media
Main series
DevilmanShin DevilmanDevilman LadyNeo DevilmanAmon: The Darkside of the Devilman
Devilman: Strange DaysDemon KnightDevilman Saga
Side stories: Untitled storyOne Summer DayFallen AngelIn the DarkGhostSirene: Tanjo Hen
Other manga
Devilman by Mitsuru Hiruta • Devilman by Masaru Isako • Devilman Battler
Toshin DevilmanSirene-ChanDevilman Grimoire
Anime
DevilmanDevilman: The BirthDevilman: The Demon Bird
Amon: The Apocalypse of DevilmanDevilman Lady - Devilman Crybaby
Crossovers
Mazinger Z VS. Devilman (film - manga) • CB Chara Go Nagai World (OVA - manga)
Mazinger Angels vs DevilmanDynamic HeroesDevilman vs Getter Robo
Demon Lord Dante VS Getter Robo GDevilman vs HadesCutie Honey vs Devilman Lady
Cyborg 009 vs. DevilmanSuper Robot Wars DD
Miscellaneous
Demon Lord DanteRaijin ThunderTrue DevilmanDevilman (movie) • Gekiman
Suppliment Books
Devilman: Roman AlbumDevilman Song BookThe Psychic World of Go NagaiTHE DEVILMAN
The Demon BibleDevilman: The ListGo Nagai: All his worksDevilman: Design Works
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