K20: Legend of the Mask

K20: Legend of the MaskJapanese cinema and attention to detail go hand in hand. So when a good old-fashioned swashbuckling adventure romp like K20: Legend of the Mask is on the cards you know you’ll get an archetypal dashing hero, a cunning villain and some fresh takes on the genre.

K20’s playground is a fictional Japanese city in 1949. A masked villain known as K20 is creating havoc, expertly stealing precious artifacts for reasons that point at creating a super weapon.

Blindness

blindness

When an inexplicable plague of contagious blindness spread throughout the city, the government quarantines those infected by essentially locking them in a dingy jail cell.

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