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Black Heaven

Alt titles: The Legend of Black Heaven, Kacho-Ouji

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Meet Tanaka Oji: lead guitarist of a hard rock band in his youth, now an aging salaryman who has all but given up on his old dreams. Trudging through a boring day-to-day life, he gets a rude awakening when his musical talents are once again called upon — to save the galaxy from invaders, no less... but with age come responsibility; he has a family to look after and can’t just give up his day job, no matter how hot and blonde the reason. The time has come for a decision; will he once again try to live out his dream and rebel, or conform to the demands of society?

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Name Role
Kazuto NAKAZAWA Character Design
Yasuhito KIKUCHI Director
Koichi KORENAGA Music
Kinya WATANABE Producer
Hiroaki INOUE Producer
Kazuaki MORIJIRI Producer
Mie IDE Producer

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Title Author Score Date
Black Heaven angelsreviews 7/10 Aug 6, 2013
The Legend of Black Heaven angelsreviews 7/10 Aug 6, 2013
Kacho-Ouji angelsreviews 7/10 Aug 6, 2013
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anime order 10th rounds YamiRin 1138 Jan 20, 2014
Anime to watch Apr - May 2014 DJKyzer 19 Jul 26, 2013
High on the Rewatch list angelsreviews 30 Jul 15, 2013
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FireFlower

Where Black Heaven guys are saving earth by their music, here is a similar concept except everything happens in future. Can you feel the power of the music? You cannot stop rock'n'roll!

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When Akito Tenkawa went looking for answers about his parents' deaths, he had no idea that he'd be indoctrinated into the spaceship Nadesico not only as a cook, but also as a mecha pilot – a job he wants nothing to do with! Alongside his childhood friend Yurika, stoic Ruri, otaku Gai and other misfit crewmates, Akito and the Nadesico crew find themselves in the middle of a brutal war against both the dreaded Jovian Lizards, and the military itself, who wants the civilian ship under their control...

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Nadesico is fun in the same sort of wacky black heaven way. What better way to follow up a galactic concert by Black Heaven but a talent show on the UN Spacey Nadesico?

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Simon lives a boring life in the underground village of Jeeha, where his main job day in and day out is to dig tunnels. His close friend Kamina, however, longs to bust out of their oppressive existence and reach the surface world where open skies and adventure await! One day, during his usual digs, Simon discovers a robot with a big face buried amongst the rocks. No sooner has he shown Kamina his mysterious find when two beings from the surface crash land into Jeeha Village - one is a gun-toting woman calling herself Yoko and the other is a terrifying mecha piloted by a Beastman! Seeing their chance to escape village drudgery, Kamina rallies Simon and Yoko to defeat the invader using their new robot, Lagann. However, upon breaking out onto the surface world, Simon, Kamina, and Yoko encounter enemies more powerful than they could have envisioned. Their fight for adventure just turned into a war for the survival of the human race - will their lust for freedom hold out against such terrible odds?

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FireFlower

This is just on my gut feeling but both have similar thing where normal guy gets involved into space war where whole universe's destiny is on stage! 

Hopefully my gut feeling is right because I really enjoyed watching both, so hopefully you might like it too.

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2007digitalboy

Black Heaven and NHK are stories about men who are stuggling to get a hold of their lives. In Black Heaven, it is more of a midlife crisis, while NHK is a struggle to confom to society - and in Black Heaven, it's almost a struggle against it. The shows are similar in their mature and realistic approach the the characters' lives, while still having plenty of comedic absurdities.

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If you liked Black Heaven, you might also like this one. White Album is not rock anime but it gives you a picture how cruel JPOP artists can be for new comer when they feel threatened.

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