In the future after much of the world has been devastated by nuclear and biological warfare, a young scavenger or 'Junker' exploring a quarantined and abandoned city comes across a service robot still faithfully awaiting customers in the rooftop planetarium of a department store. Against his pragmatic instincts he helps the robot repair the planetarium's projector: a decision which will change both their fates.
This is a very good movie, have not cried so hard in a long time. I read the visual novel about 2 years ago, and while a good story, was a bit bad on pacing. I was surprised they made an anime about it, and trimmed a lot of it down while staying true to the story. Tearful but good. Later they made THIS movie which was essentially a re-hash and continuation about what happens after the... read more
Planetarian is a Japanese post-apocalyptic visual novel developed by Key, whose previous works also include Kanon and Air. It was released over the Internet on November 29, 2004 for Windows PCs, and is rated for all ages. The game was later ported to the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable, as well as to mobile devices. Key defines Planetarian as a ‘kinetic novel’, since its gameplay offers no... read more