Set in the 21st century on a recently terraformed Venus, Venus Wars is the story of a war between two opposing nations, and the effect it has on a group of teenagers. Dark and gritty, with an air similar to that of Akira, it focuses on coming of age during the midst of a planet's devastating war.
Venus Wars is something like "Red Dawn" in space, a military conquers a city on Venus, and a youth motorcycle gang have to team up with a rogue reporter and some remnants of the local military to go against the larger army. The Animation is simply amazing, absolutely fluent and jam packed with detail. The music is also really good, with at least a half-dozen original 80s j-rock tunes. I watched the... read more
Well since I am no big fan of sci-fi it makes this review all that more praising of the anime. When i first started wacthing the anime I was not sure what to expect but the characters were well rounded in most parts, the story was well thought and the animation was decent for the time that it was produced. Let me know if this plotline sounds familar to a certain 1984 movie starring a certain Patrick Swayze, a... read more