2.268 out of 5 from 53 votes
The rise of man has been filled with toils and adventures, from learning to build fire to turning to religion, from going into space to inventing feature films and beyond. Though each space flight seems to result in a sharp jab in the eye for the moon, there's still plenty to explore in the path of human history. Whether it’s roasting pigs or cooking ramen on the stove, experience the journey of a man in a high speed society!
What if you could fly? Jumping by Osamu Tezuka lets us literally jump through time and space. Shot from a first person perspective with nothing but ambient noise as a soundtrack you are witness to a seamless journey across rural Japan, into the heart of modern Tokyo, and beyond, showing us a subtle study of modern life and the impact that progress has on us and our environment.
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a scruffy man wanders the desert in his junky car. In this world, anything desired can be attained by pushing buttons on a special kind of vending machine. The man is able to get new clothes, a snappy new car, water galore, new "pets" to accompany him on his journey, and even an unusual hair cut; but all he really wants is the most important thing of all: a new Earth…
Speed and Push are different, but still similair, in both the drawingstyle, which is typical for a lot of 80's animation, and the enviromental theme. Speed tells about how the society evolved into what it is today, focusing on the past. Push is about what the society and Earth could be if humankind continues it's massive consumption and pollution, depicting the future. Both also involve comedy and scifi, so for fans of those genres, I'd recommend these.
Before anything, there was only darkness, and God dwelt in a land with neither form nor light. Over the course of five days, the deity created day, sea, land, and all manner of living things that live together in harmony. On the sixth day, he made Eve before molding her a partner, Adam, from the woman’s breast. Only then does all the trouble begin...