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Constable Fuse is part of an elite Special Forces unit known as the Capital Police whose mission is to maintain peace during a time of civil unrest. Fuse becomes entangled within a web of intrigue and politics between the Capital Police, the government intelligence bureau, and a secret society known as Jin-Roh – the Wolf Brigade.
In a modern world, magic has become a service industry. From transforming a house, to arranging an article in the newspaper, no job is too big or too small for a mage, who are thought of highly in the public eye. Kikuchi Yume, daughter of a famous mage, has finally reached the age of apprenticeship, and must move to Tokyo to find a mentor. Under the tutelage of the esteemed mage (and nightclub owner) Oyamada Masami, she will learn what it means to be able to bring magic to others' lives.
Hoshi no Koe and Someday's Dreamers (Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto) share in common a sense of romantic nostalgia; not necessarily the romance of love, but the romance of high ideals, recalling the optimism and purity of earlier science fiction and placing such concepts in a modern context. The two differ in their approaches to this idea, with Hoshi no Koe as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet vs. Someday's Dreamers as A Midsummer Night's Dream in terms of tone and context.
Platonic Chain consists of short 6 minute episodes completely done with computer graphics. The series explores different facets of human life/interaction through an interesting idea: the presence of a computer program that knows of your most embarassing moments, your likes and dislikes, your ideal diet plan, the routes you take to get places, and more!
Along with both featuring rather experimental use of 3D rendering in animation, Platonic Chain and Hoshi no Koe also are largely concerned with the modern world, and how relationships work with distance communication. Though rather different in scope, the mobile phone ties these two animes together.
In a technology-inclined future, a young prince of the Abriel family and his lover take a detour on their way home from an interplanetary trading mission to explore the remains of a dead star. The ancient spaceship they find within causes them to look back over the birth of their race, the Ahb, genetically engineered humans designed to travel the vastness of space...
Hoshi no Koe and Seikai no Danshou are both short, touching stories - focused as much on the relationships between the male and female leads as their interstellar backdrop. While the animation is rather different, both have an interest in experimenting, and you should enjoy their thoughtful tone.
Although the worlds of heaven and earth used to exist as one, they are now seperated by the boundaries of time and space. As the towers of heaven begin to fall, Munto, the magical king, descends to earth in a seemingly futile attempt to find the chosen one who can stop the worlds from being destroyed.