Appleseed

OVA (1 ep x 67 min)
3.283 of 5 from 5,261 votes
Rank #2,632

After the third world war, the organization known as the General Management Control Office constructed the city of Olympus – the only place where chaos and anarchy doesn’t hold sway. It seems unthinkable that terrorists are out to disrupt this pristine society, but the threat becomes very real to SWAT officers Deunan and Briareos when their squad mates are killed during a hostage situation. Bent on catching the lone escaped terrorist, they soon find themselves involved in a plot to undermine the whole existence of their Olympus.

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RickGrimes's avatar by RickGrimes on Jun 8, 2016
Score 6/10

Appleseed is a rather strange anime. The premise it holds is also strangely unique but at the same time has also been used so many times in other movies that it looks like it’s just a cheap-rip off. YOU CAN defend it saying that when it came out it was a unique premise but truth be that does not matter since now there are a lot more anime that show this premise in a much better way and so this anime... read more

FullmetalCowboy24's avatar by FullmetalCowboy24 on Oct 21, 2013
Score 2.6/10

Critic’s Log - Earthdate: October 21, 2013. Review #61: Appleseed (1988 OVA)
I don’t even know what to say before going over this one… Here’s an OVA of Appleseed.

After World War III,  the General Management Control Office construct an experimental city known as Olympus inhabited by humans, cyborgs and... read more

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