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Detroit Metal City
(Detoroito Metaru Shiti)


Comedy, Music

Manga Written by Published by English publisher Demographic Magazine Original run Volumes
Kiminori Wakasugi Hakusensha VIZ Media Seinen Young Animal

2005 – ongoing 10 Live-action film

Directed by Produced by Written by

Toshio Lee Genki Kawamura Mika Ōmori

The series takes its name from the KISSsingle "Detroit Rock City". 2008 approx. A live film adaptation directed by Toshio Lee appeared in Japanese theaters on August 23. 2008. was released on August 8. An anime OVA series. twelve episodes of approximately 13 minutes each.Music by Studio Released Runtime Takayuki Hattori Toho August 23. 2008 104 min Original video animation Directed by Studio Released Runtime Episodes Toshio Lee Studio 4°C August 8. 2008. serialized in Young Animal from 2005 onward. Contents [hide]    1 Plot 2 Characters 3 Media . 13 minutes 12 Anime and Manga Portal Detroit Metal City (デトロイト・メタル・シティ Detoroito Metaru Shiti?) is a mangaseries.

5 Video game 4 References 5 External links o [edit]Plot Soichi Negishi is a shy and gentle young guitar player / singer who dreams of a career as a pop musician.” In stage costume he is Johannes Krauser II. to have killed and raped his parents. Negishi proves to be a skilled guitarist. but so help him.  3. Another song suggests that his fans should murder everyone.3 OVA o 3. [edit]Characters  Soichi Negishi (根岸 崇一 Negishi Sōichi?): The main protagonist. Ōita. rumored to be a terrorist demon from hell. leader of the Death Metal band DMC (short for Detroit Metal City). Negishi must cope with DMC's rising fame while keeping it a secret from friends and family. he can never resist the temptation of invoking his demonic ego every time he feels irritated. While performing as Krauser. A calm and peaceful musician from Inukai.1 Manga o 3. Dreams don't pay the bills. but can't. As DMC's star rises Negishi tries to satisfy both worlds. so he's ended up as the lead singer and lead guitarist of a death metal band called “Detroit Metal City. . he's a terrific performer and can't walk away from that.4 Music o 3. he'd have no show). he is a fan of Swedish pop and Shibuya-kei who is the exact opposite of his alter-ego Johannes Krauser II (ヨハネ・クラウザーII世 Yohane Kurauzā Nisei?). Negishi despises DMC and all that it stands for. Even though Negishi despises Krauser so much. in a comic parody of the genre (if all his fans killed each other. able to play just with his teeth.2 Film o 3. Ashamed of his true job.

Death Records President (デスレコーズ社長 Desu Rekōzu Shachō?): A foul-mouthed. Masayuki Wada (和田 真幸 Wada Masayuki?): Plays the part of Alexander Jagi (アレキサンダー・ジャギ Arekisandā Jagi?). She loves Negishi's calm nature and songs. An otaku. Kenichi Matsuyama portrays both roles. He would like to leave DMC to perform in a visual kei/J-rock type band like X Japan. but just like the other members of the band. Voiced by Masami Nagasawa in the OVA. most of them to Negishi's despair. Perhaps the most dedicated in the group. overweight pervert of few words. who always comes with weird schemes to promote the band. Yuri Aikawa (相川 由利 Aikawa Yuri?): Negishi's friend from his college times and his main love interest. Nishida plays the part of Camus(カミュ Kamyu?). but dislikes DMC's music and its vocalist Krauser. and portrayed by Ryuji Akiyama in the live-action movie. while Yuji Ueda voices Krauser. and portrayed by Rosa Kato in the live-action movie. DMC's bassist and a ladies' man from Saitama. not even fire or venomous snakes will stop his drumming. Terumichi Nishida (西田 照道 Nishida Terumichi?): Curry-loving. and portrayed by Yoshihiko Hosoda in the live-action movie.    . In the film. Voiced by Makoto Yasumura in the OVA. sex-crazy blond woman in charge of DMC's career. In the OVA. he is a fan of the ecchi anime "Cameltoe Squadron Bloomer" (くいこみ戦隊ブ ルマちゃん Kuikomi Sentai Buruma-chan). Voiced by Yuto Nakano in the OVA. and portrayed by Yasuko Matsuyuki in the live-action movie. DMC's drummer. he fears their manager. Daisuke Kishio voices Negishi. unaware that they're the same person. Voiced by Ai Kobayashi in the OVA.

was released on August 23. 2008.(September 2008) [edit]Manga The manga has reached 2 million copies. Yasuko Matsuyuki and a cameo appearance by Gene Simmons. he is a legendary Black Metal guitarist from the United States who chose to crush DMC during his farewell concert in Japan. he ended up being upstaged by Krauser." Voiced by Riki Takeuchi and Eugene Nomura in the OVA. It has been reported that several offers have been made from United States and Hong Kong based companies to remake the film. It has been watched by more than 1 million people.Further information might be found on the talk page.[1] [edit]Film The live action film adaptation of the series. whose role is to let himself being beaten and abused by Krauser during the shows. It features performances by Ken'ichi Matsuyama. But after inadvertently bringing out Negishi's anger. who became the legitimate heir to his legendary guitar and the title of "Emperor.Rosa Kato.[1]Detroit Metal City was selected as a part of the 33rd Annual Toronto International Film Festival's Midnight Madness Program on .  [edit]Media Please help improve this article by expanding it. He works part-time at a convenience store to make ends meet. directed by Toshio Lee and written by Mika Ōmori. Keisuke Nashimoto (梨元 圭介 Nashimoto Keisuke?): A masochistic middle-aged man hired to perform during DMC's concerts as the "Capitalist Pig" (資本主義の豚Shihonshugi no Buta?). Rumi Hiiragi. and portrayed by Gene Simmons in the live-action movie. Voiced by Takashi Matsuyama in the OVA. Jack ill Dark (ジャック・イル・ダーク Jakku iru Dāku?): Also known as "The Emperor".

2008. It was also shown as part of the 13th Japanese F . It was also shown for the first time in the United Kingdom on November 2008 in Hyde Park Picture House. Leeds.September 5.

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