In the future, all facets of society are tied into OZ, a virtual world inhabited by millions of users. Kenji, one of OZ’s moderators, was set to begin another typical summer when the lovely Natsuki asked him to accompany her to her hometown as a job. However, little did Kenji know that the 'job' entailed pretending to be Natsuki’s fiancé in front of her eccentric family! Now on display and feeling like a fish out of water, Kenji tries his best to fit in with Natsuki and her relatives, until one day he receives a mysterious math problem through a text message. As an avid math fanatic Kenji can’t help but try to solve it, unaware that his actions may jeopardize not only OZ, but also the entire world...
Finally, a good recommendation for Summer Wars! Both titles are INCREDIBLY gorgeous and detailed with immersive fantasy worlds that will take your breath away. A perfect blend of awesome characters, humor and overall fun that will appeal to fans of all ages.
both movies revolve around sci-fi settings and feature heartwarming character relationships, eventually culminating in satisfying ends. although difficult to describe, there's simply a certain feeling that is evoked very precisely by both - if you liked either one, you should definitely check the other out.
These two family-friendly films utilise sharp, flat character designs and lucious photo-realistic backgrounds to create a sense of wonder at the future, be it the depths of space or the expansive realms of the internet. Yet both ground their hearts in traditional Japanese ideals and imagery, and both are distinctly moral tales; traditional stories wearing a gaudy cloak of modernity.
both have those otherworldly feels right on the money. Its a big welcome to our magical world showing off, and both are great. If you love the big family friendly we can do it together type of anime with these you can't go wrong
Oblivion Island isn't nearly as stunning, visually, as Welcome to the Space Show, but both are endearing and spectacular trips into a fantasy world that is detailed and incredible. Please check out one if you liked the other.
Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW and Oblivion Island feature children going off on an adventure to another world, meeting weird creatures, travelling on trains, and generally getting into trouble.
In addition to that, both movies are amongst the most creatively visual features to appear in anime for many years.
These recent childrens movies both feature adolescent protagonists adventuring in fantastic settings. They have strong animation and fast moving plots that appeal to more mature viewers as well as children.
Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new home, when they discover an abandoned amusement park. After Chihiro's family mysteriously turn into pigs, she is thrown into a surreal world of magic and fantasy. Join her as she struggles to survive in the bathhouse of the gods, ruled by an evil witch who has stolen not only her name, but her way back to the real world.
Welcome to the Space Show and Spirited Away are two completely immersive, breathtakingly gorgeous and detailed fantasy movies that will appeal to fans of any age. If you liked one I highly suggest checking out the other.
Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW and Spirited Away feature children going off on an adventure to another world, meeting weird creatures, travelling on trains, and generally getting into trouble.