Ninja Resurrection was another OAV for which the viewer had better really know Japanese history of the 17th century; especially of the legends about Jubei Yagyū, the “super samurai”.
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Darkside Blues is an adaptation of a s-f story written by Hideyuki Kikuchi, the author of Vampire Hunter D, A Wind Named Amnesia, and Wicked City.
I didn’t pay much attention to this at the time, because it was too depressing. The setting is the end of Japan’s Sengoku period – the Age of Civil Wars, about 1467 until 1603.
Despite what the Anime News Network says about “Demon Of Steel” – “Objectionable content: Significant” – I found it to be more boring than anything else.
This was one of the most popular OAVs of the 1990s, based on a 1983 s-f novel by Hideuchi Kikuchi, author of the novels on which Vampire Hunter D and Wicked City were adapted.
The Psychic Force OAV’s were created by Taito in Japan and released by Acclaim in North America. Since it was based on a 1995 video game, it was assumed that most purchasers would already be familiar with the basic story.