At Juusei Academy, students are given the best education that money can buy… but there's a catch. Unknown to his classmates, the computer genius Akemi Nakajima has misguided plans to revive the demon Loki; and unfortunately for his classmates, teacher and new transfer student Yumiko Shirasagi, this requires plenty of sacrifices -- a job that falls to them. What Nakajima doesn’t know is that reviving Loki is the pretense for many demons to come, and that the fate of the world may lie in his and Yumiko's hands… if they survive long enough to defeat the ultimate evil!
The Megami Tensei OVA is an interesting one, that’s for sure. Nakajima is a computer hacker of sorts who has bound himself to reviving Loki, a demon he communicates with through his computer. The story begins with Yumiko, a quiet girl, transferring to his school, though she has no idea what she’s getting herself into, to say the least. Loki requires sacrifices, and needless to say, some of the... read more
OK, so what do we have here? A game tie-in anime from 1987? Hrmm, sounds interesting, especially since it's based on the original Megami Tensei for the Famicom. As a fan of the Shin Megami Tensei series, I was initially skeptical that there was even an anime based on this. However, let's be honest here: it was 1987, and with the OVA scene booming in the wake of Megazone 23, just about anything could have been... read more