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Sakasama no Patema

Sakasama no Patema

Alternative Titles

English: Patema Inverted
Japanese: サカサマのパテマ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 9, 2013
Genres: Sci-Fi, Seinen
Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Ranked: #1962
Popularity: #1154
Members: 22,469
Favorites: 120
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Synopsis

In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, even though they live in dark and confined spaces, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet and enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves to explore the tunnels. Her favorite place is a "danger zone" that her village prohibits people from entering. Even though she's scolded, Patema's curiosity can't be held back. No one ever explained what the supposed danger was. On her usual trip to the "danger zone," Patema faces unexpected events. When hidden secrets come to light, the story begins to unfold.

(Source: ANN)

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Prequel: Sakasama no Patema: Beginning of the Day

Characters & Voice Actors

Patema
Patema
Main
Fujii, Yukiyo
Japanese
Fujii, Yukiyo
Morris, Cassandra Lee
English
Morris, Cassandra Lee
Age
Age
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Sinterniklaas, Michael
English
Sinterniklaas, Michael
Porta
Porta
Supporting
Oohata, Shintarou
Japanese
Oohata, Shintarou
Grull, Hervé
French
Grull, Hervé
...
Jack
Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Seitz, Patrick
English
Seitz, Patrick

Staff

Yoshiura, Yasuhiro
Director, Screenplay, Original Creator
Oshima, Michiru
Theme Song Composition, Music
Kaneko, Yuuji
Art Director
Chayama, Ryusuke
Original Character Design



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May 17, 2014
TheArchangel
"Sakasama no Patema" is a gripping WWII drama set in 1944 Nazi Germany, detailing the struggles of a young German boy, Age (Eiji), hiding his Jewish friend, Patema, after the government declares that all people of Jewish descent must be "taken care of." Together, they traverse war-torn Germany to bring Patema home and along the way discover the truth of the government's persecution.

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No, not really. That plot synopsis is pretty close though.

After falling into a pit that her village declared a danger zone, young Patema is plunged into a bizarre new world where everything is inverted. Suddenly, literally falling into the endless sky read more
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Jul 8, 2014
mahoganycow
Every day, in discussions about any subject: “I don't see how they can believe that.” “I don't know why they think like that.” Perspectives that don't mesh with our own are often cast aside, and some choose to build a comfortable nest of their own ideas without realizing that other viewpoints could be equally valid. Entire lives are lived in this fashion. And, yet, the ability to see through the eyes of another is dear to us as human beings, intellectually and emotionally invaluable. Case in point: Age finds Patema clinging to a length of wire, her feet pointed up towards the sky, utterly upside read more
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Recommendations

Sakasama no Patema is basically a longer, more detailed Pale Cocoon with more action and a happier ending. Pale Cocoon, on the other hand, makes more sense scientifically and has the better song.
Directed by the same guy. Both are set in futuristic Sci-Fi settings dealing with What-If scenarios. Eve no Jikan deals with how you define being human, in regards to robots, while Sakasama no Patema looks at a scenario where there are two types of people that are affected by gravity differently and how they interact with each other. Both take a deeper look at how people "work" and interact with others. Neither should be missed!

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Ending Theme

"Patema Inverse" by Estelle Michaeu

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