After a virus claims millions, most live in the safety of a closed-off world, relegating themselves to an on-line existence. But when a young girl decides to brave life outside the virtual world, she finds a group of friends—and a killer. Someone is hunting and violently murdering children. Who? And why? And is she the next target? Get plugged in to the the cyber-shocking animated thriller, Loups=Garous!
Source: Sentai Filmworks
What I Liked: The depiction of (future) people purely dependent on technology.
What I Didn't: Dialogue was cheesy at the best of times, some plot points that were obvious were still explained (e.g. Ishida being an avatar), Makino was irredeemably irritating, more plot holes than a block of swiss cheese. Pop group cameo seemed shoehorned in, intrusive and didn't seek to be of benefit to the... read more
Animated by Studio I.G. which is superb when it comes to making science fiction settings. They rarely create likable characters though; they feel like robots or generic puppets most of the time. It worked fine for Ghost in the Shell but it is iffy in all the rest. Directed by Fujisaki Junichi, whose only other work was Blood+. Not much to say about him, other than he likes to direct dark and violent... read more
|Loups=Garous Picture Drama||DVD Special||2010|