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Memories

Memories

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Katsuhiro Otomo Presents: Memories, Magnetic Rose, Stink Bomb, Cannon Fodder
Japanese: 彼女の想いで

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 23, 1995
Producers: Madhouse, Studio 4°C
Duration: 37 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

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Score: 7.871 (scored by 11289 users)
Ranked: #6852
Popularity: #1179
Members: 21,955
Favorites: 104
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Synopsis

From Katsuhiro Otomo, acclaimed creator of Akira, comes an animated masterpiece: three short stories all put together as a series of Memories. Part one is titled Magnetic Rose, a science fiction tale that tells a chilling story of love, loss, and the unwillingness to forget. Part two is titled Stink Bomb, a tongue-in-cheek story of a chemical researcher who is just looking for a way to get rid of his cold... so why is everybody around him dying? Story three is titled Cannon Fodder and is an introspective tale about modern wars and simply following orders. Music conducted by Yoko Kanno, Jun Miyake, Hiroyuki Nagashima, and Takkyu Ishino.

(Source: AniDB)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Beckner, Heintz
Beckner, Heintz
Main
Isobe, Tsutomu
Japanese
Isobe, Tsutomu
De ambrosis, Massimo
Italian
De ambrosis, Massimo
Costrela, Miguel
Costrela, Miguel
Main
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese
Yamadera, Kouichi
Tanaka, Nobuo
Tanaka, Nobuo
Main
Hori, Hideyuki
Japanese
Hori, Hideyuki
von Lerchenfeld, Hubertus
German
von Lerchenfeld, Hubertus

Staff

Inoue, Hiroaki
Producer
Watanabe, Shigeru
Producer
Okamura, Tensai
Director
Morimoto, Kouji
Director



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Aug 9, 2008
Beatnik
Due to a sudden restructuring of the MAL database, what you're reading is a review of only episode 2 and 3 of the Memories OVA: Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder:

STINK BOMB:

Directed by a guy who has been involved in plenty of great anime, Stink Bomb is a gloriously insane depiction of what not to do in the face of a bio-threat in the shape of an utterly witless Japanese salaryman with a cold and penchant for surviving military strikes.

The set-up is simple: dude takes wrong medication at his workplace; everyone around him starts to die. The brilliance is in the farcical nature of the read more
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Jun 24, 2008
RangFlash
Probably the most underrated anime piece of all time.

Magnetic Rose really shows how far animation can go in terms of direction and perfect pacing. Some of this was probably the inspiration to much of Cowboy Bebop, redefined space sci-fi anime by allowing music to take a much larger role in the story telling. There is some nice CGI that doesn't distract from the film.

STORY/CHARACTER
The story, which I heard was co-written by Satoshi Kon, is very memorable and well-plotted. It's obvious that much work has gone into perfectly balancing the scenes and using them wisely to help develop the characters in such a short time.

ART
The artwork read more
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Recommendations

Compilation of 3 different and totally unrelated shorts by 3 different directors.
reportRecommended by tsuD - Add to favorites
Well actually this is a recommendation to the 2nd episode of Memories "Stink Bomb". Both are how a little thing grows into a giant national-sized problem. It's the same type of silly comedy, although roujin Z, being a longer film, has more sentimentalist. If you like the comedy part of Roujin Z than you'll like Stink Bomb. Btw they're both created by Otomo.

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Poll: Memories: Episode 3 Discussion ( 1 2 )
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