Suzuki Aesop is a half-breed Japanese, the son of an American military officer. When his radical anti-American friends get into trouble, he finds himself running from the American MPs. Suddenly, a massive battleship appears out of the sea, flying into the air, before Aesop's disbelieving eyes. The ship comes from the 'underworld' of Byston Well, and aboard it is Princess Ryukus, who carries with her the magical winged boots, the Wings of Rean; and they are meant for Aesop...
Wings of Rean starts off fairly promising. It's got all the ingredients for an interesting clash of beliefs: military vs. political, peaceful vs. warmongering, etc, and the exploration of how two worlds could meet. Unfortunately, the story is so confusing and nonsensical, that it is fairly impossible to discern what the heck is going on. Who're the good guys, and who're the bad guys ought to... read more
The Wings of Rean are based on a story Tomino (the Gundam guy) wrote some decades ago. That story was adapted with several alterations into the cult series Aura Battler Dunbine and remains even today as one of his best works. I have absolutely no idea why he chose to create a spin-off after all these years, especially such a rushed and poorly written one, but here it is and it sucks big... read more
|Aura Battler Dunbine||TV||1983|
|Aura Battle Dunbine: The Tale of Neo Byston Well||OVA||1988|
|Wings of Rean||2006|