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Mars of Destruction

Mars of Destruction

Alternative Titles

English: Mars of Destruction
Synonyms: Hametsu no Mars
Japanese: 破滅のマルス

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2005
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
Duration: 19 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 2.581 (scored by 10398 users)
Ranked: #72282
Popularity: #1543
Members: 15,029
Favorites: 85
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Synopsis

In 2010 a manned probe sent from the Earth to investigate Mars explodes in the Earth atmosphere and fragments which contain a DNA sample of what is thought to be a trace to possible Mars inhabitants falls on Japan.

That causes mutations all over Japan. People who are infected by the "virus" are called the Iseki-jin (relic persons). The AAST is founded, obtaining the cooperation of structure Doctor Hiroshi Hyuga they develop a suit, "Mars", as a trump card against the Iseki-jin.

The carrier of the suit obtains super powers, but only a few people, who are DNA compatible with the suit, are able to wear it. Tairu, the son of the doctor, was the first person able to wear it.

While the fragment which fell on Earth is being transported to a laboratory in the USA to be analyzed the transport gets attacked by the Iseki-jin and now Tairu has to fight and defend it for a final solution in this incident.

(Source: AniDB, edited)

Characters & Voice Actors

Hinata, Takeru
Hinata, Takeru
Main
Taiga, Nozomu
Japanese
Taiga, Nozomu
Girl from AAST
Girl from AAST
Supporting
 
Tomoe
Tomoe
Supporting
Nakayama, Erina
Japanese
Nakayama, Erina
The Scientist
The Scientist
Supporting
 

Staff

Satou, Yoshiteru
Director
Wagner, Richard
Music
Idea Factory
Original Creator
van Beethoven, Ludwig
Music



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Dec 30, 2009
Foggle
This is by far the anime medium's magnum opus. Mars of Destruction is the best animated movie I've seen in years, if not ever. In terms of science-fiction related media, this blows other greats such as Heinlein's works, Battlestar Galactica, and Neon Genesis Evangelion out of the water. Truly an experience I will never forget, and oh, what an experience it was!

Story: 10/10
This film is highly philosophical. I actually felt regret when the Big Bad Ancient Guy told Random Armored Cop Dude that the humans were the true invaders of Earth. This plot twist was stunning and, on the whole, thought-provoking. It was like something read more
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Jan 21, 2009
zStorm_Dukez
After watching this, I just felt that I simply HAVE to write a review for this masterpiece. Why is this a masterpiece, you ask? Simple, because it's the only Sci-fi/Horror anime which ever made me laugh so hard.

Story:
The story... Wait, what was the story again? Apart from whatever that was said in the synopsis, there is pratically no storyline at all, it's just about a bunch of girls working for the police fighting off the 'Ancients' alongside a guy who was forced to wear a suit developed by his father to fight the 'Ancients', and how much killings they saw on the way while delivering read more
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Recommendations

The two worst anime ever created, directed by the Ed Wood of anime. Both of them are absolutely hilarious to watch and will have you burst out laughing from scene to scene. This is the pinnacle of "so bad, it's good."
Both are insanely terrible "thriller" shows, in a way that it may be watched as comedy and provide much entertainment while watching with friends, only Pupa is more brutal. Be careful and watch with caution :)

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