In AD 2008, mankind developed deadly weapons and eradicated most of the Earth and its people. 20 years later, a young boy named Conan and his 'grandpa', one of the last survivors of the devastation, live a peaceful life on Remnant Island. One day Conan rescues a girl on the beach named Lana and learns the true nature of the rest of the world. After Lana is kidnapped, Conan's good nature propels him into the biggest adventure of his life: to find Lana, High Harbor, Dr. Lao, and a way to crush the evil and oppressive city of Industria.
It's hard to review this series as a whole, because the quality drops radically half way through. The first perhaps 12 episodes are great, with all the classic Miyazaki touches in the story and animation. I would give these first episodes a 9/10. And then it just gets really boring. The first 12 hours are really a complete story, and there's a lot of excitement and momentum, and then it... read more
ANIME EVOLUTION SERIES
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Watching this show is like learning where other later and more famous shows took good ideas from. Future Boy Conan (FBC) has lots of elements and themes most would think they were first in... read more