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Interstella 5555 - The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem

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In a far-off galaxy, there exists a world much the same as Earth. Save for blue skin, the people are near identical - especially with their taste for rockin' dance music. When a strange alien abduction craft lands on the planet to steal their most popular band, however, all hope seems lost. With their story told entirely via Daft Punk's album Discovery, join The Crescendolls in a journey to rediscover both themselves and their music in a galaxy millions of light years away from home.

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Hiroshi KATO Character Design
Kazuhisa TAKENOUCHI Director
Leiji MATSUMOTO Director
Shinji SHIMIZU Producer

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Interstella 5555 - The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem vivafruit 6.5/10 Apr 18, 2007

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