MW (2009)

PG12 07/03/2009 (JP) DramaScience FictionThriller 2h 9m
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A live-action adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s mature manga masterpiece MW (pronounced “moo,” like a cow), created to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Tezuka. When a top secret chemical compound called MW infects an island near Okinawa, the military is sent in to kill all the victims and cover up the incident. A survivor named Michio Yuki (Hiroshi Tamaki) grows up to become a highly-successful banker, but he is slowly being driven mad by the effects of MW. After committing a series of ruthless crimes to get revenge against the people responsible for the cover-up, he decides that the only way to truly get revenge is to unleash MW on the world and exterminate the entire human race. Takayuki Yamada stars as Father Garai, a priest desperately trying to save Michios soul—and possibly his own in the process—but not necessarily doing much to stop the crime spree.

  1. Hitoshi Iwamoto


  2. Osamu Tezuka


  3. Shinzô Matsuhashi


  4. Tetsuya Oishi


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  1. Hiroshi Tamaki

    Hiroshi Tamaki

    Michio Yuki

  2. Takayuki Yamada

    Takayuki Yamada

    Yutaro Garai

  3. Rio Yamashita

    Rio Yamashita


  4. Yusuke Yamamoto

    Yusuke Yamamoto


  5. Toru Kazama

    Toru Kazama


  6. Shingo Tsurumi

    Shingo Tsurumi


  7. Yasufumi Hayashi

    Yasufumi Hayashi

    Seiji Tachibana

  8. Ikuji Nakamura

    Ikuji Nakamura

    Shunichi Okazaki

  9. Ayaka Komatsu

    Ayaka Komatsu

    Aiko Ozaki

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Original Language Japanese

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