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Pulse (Kairo) (2001)

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Haruhiko Katô Haruhiko Katô
Ryosuke Kawashima
Kumiko Aso Kumiko Aso
Michi Kudo
Koyuki Koyuki
Harue Karasawa
Kurume Arisaka Kurume Arisaka
Junko Sasano
Masatoshi Matsuo Masatoshi Matsuo
Toshio Yabe
Shinji Takeda Shinji Takeda
Yoshizaki
Jun Fubuki Jun Fubuki
Michi's mother


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Set in Tokyo, this disturbing thriller follows three people facing a mystery that defies temporal explanation as a young man named Taguchi kills himself and later appears as a spectral computer image. Soon more of the city's denizens vanish in a similar fashion, with their ghostly souls turning up on the same Internet site. Can Taguchi's co-worker (Kumiko Aso), a college slacker (Haruhiko Kato) and a computer whiz (Koyuki) solve the conundrum?
Release date: 3 February 2001
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