This set of 3 fantastic stories will take you from the haunting delusions of a space explorer, to a bio-chemical threat with the power to wipe out all of Tokyo, and finally to a day in the life of a young boy who lives in a world ruled by cannons. These stores will capture you with their intriguing storylines and awe inspiring artwork.
A great trilogy overall - the varied, unique soundtracks in particular blew me away. Animé 1: Rating 4; haunting, isolation, space. Animé 2: Rating 3; mainly for the soundtrack. I think I saw this one a bit like a music video. Animé 3: Rating 5; long and demanding, but hardcore, technical, pointlessness, 1984-ish, depressing. read more
Memories is a movie-length science fiction OVA divided into three separate stories. While not exactly dystopian in nature, the future looks like a somewhat depressing place based on these unrelated "memories" episodes.
Episode one - Magnetic Rose. Animation blends both detailed photrealistic drawings and traditional line art cartoon-style drawings well. Music is haunting and evocative, with a... read more