In 1989, Japanese anime film, City Hunter: 357 Magnum made its theatrical debut. The animated movie – about a missing persons case – was based on the popular manga series written and illustrated by Tsukasa Hojo, which was originally serialised in the pages of Weekly Shōnen Jump.

Due to the popularity of City Hunter: 357 Magnum, more City Hunter movies soon followed, initially as theatrical releases, before becoming direct-to-TV films, as well as live-action adaptations from Hong Kong and France. Over time, the series soon built up a significant number of new entries, offering fans of the manga various movie stories to dive into.

But how many City Hunter movies are there? For all the details and more, keep reading.

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The City Hunter movies in order

To date there are 12 entries in the City Hunter movie series. The films are as follows:

  • City Hunter: 357 Magnum (1989)
  • City Hunter: Bay City Wars (1990)
  • City Hunter: Million Dollar Conspiracy (1990)
  • Saviour of the Soul (1991)
  • City Hunter (1993)
  • City Hunter: The Secret Service (1996)
  • City Hunter: Goodbye My Sweetheart (1997)
  • City Hunter: Death of the Vicious Criminal Ryo Saeba (1999)
  • Nicky Larson et le Parfum de Cupidon (aka City Hunter) (2018)
  • City Hunter The Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes (2019)
  • City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust (2023)
  • City Hunter (2024)
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What are all the City Hunter movies?

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The City Hunter movies are divided into different categories:

Theatrically released anime movies

  • City Hunter: 357 Magnum (1989)
  • City Hunter: Bay City Wars (1990)
  • City Hunter: Million Dollar Conspiracy (1990)
  • City Hunter The Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes (2019)
  • City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust (2023)

Television anime movies

  • City Hunter: The Secret Service (1996)
  • City Hunter: Goodbye My Sweetheart (1997)
  • City Hunter: Death of the Vicious Criminal Ryo Saeba (1999)

Live-action movies (Hong Kong)

  • Saviour of the Soul (1991)
  • City Hunter (1993)

Live-action movie (France)

  • Nicky Larson et le Parfum de Cupidon (aka City Hunter) (2018)

Live-action movie (Netflix)

  • City Hunter (2024)
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