Area 88

OVA (3 eps)
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Once, Shin Kazama was a pilot in training with a bright future. Headed for a position in the Yamato Airlines, he had a beautiful girlfriend named Ryoko and all the happiness in the world; that is, until his “friend” Kanzaki tricked him into signing his life away. Stationed at the secretive Area 88, Shin is now trapped in the service of Aslan’s foreign legion, and faces death daily in the cockpit of a fighter plane. In order to return to Japan he must survive for three years or pay $1.5 million dollars… but few manage to stay alive long enough. Will Shin ever return to Tokyo and his beloved?

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Mar 29, 2012
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And the war dramas of the early 80’s continue with yet again another title. This time, the setting is extremely realistic as there are no improbable martial arts or poisonous... read more

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