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Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa


Alternative Titles

English: Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise
Synonyms: Wing of Royal Space Troop Honneamise, Star Quest
Japanese: 王立宇宙軍 オネアミスの翼

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 14, 1987
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Gainax
Source: Original
Duration: 2 hr. 1 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.671 (scored by 9,199 users)
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Ranked: #11612
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Popularity: #2344
Members: 22,269
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Synopsis

Shirotsugh "Shiro" Lhadatt may be a cadet in the Kingdom of Honneamise's Royal Space Force (RSF), but he has never been in space before—in fact, nobody has. The RSF is often regarded as a failure both by the country's citizens and a government more interested in precipitating a war with a neighboring country than scientific achievement. Following the funeral of a fellow cadet, an unmotivated Shiro is walking in the city one night, when he bumps into Riquinni Nonderaiko, a young, pious woman, genuinely enthusiastic about the significance of space exploration.

As the two gradually bond, Riquinni's encouragement inspires Shiro to volunteer as a pilot for a prospective rocket ship, potentially becoming Honneamise's first man in space. Shiro and the RSF are soon joined by a team of elderly but eager scientists and engineers, and together, they embark on a mission to mold their nation's space program into a success. However, their efforts soon catch the attention of the government, which seems to have a different plan for the RSF in mind. Even as the odds are stacked against them, these men and women continue to stubbornly look to the sky, because somewhere among the frontiers of space may lie humanity's last chance at redemption.

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Yamaga, Hiroyuki
Director, Script, Screenplay, Creator, Planning
Anno, Hideaki
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More reviewsReviews

Apr 16, 2008
SpiralKing (All reviews)
Wow. I can't believe no one has written a review for this movie yet. I'd have to say that, based on its current 7.8 rating, it's slightly underrated. I myself would call it a masterpiece, but keeping other people's tastes in mind, I give it a conservative 9/10. (See bottom for a quick summary)

STORY
What makes this movie stand out is its spot-on storytelling. For me, there's not a single dull moment from beginning to end. Fans of action may be put off by instances of character development in the middle, but the movie always picks read more
Jun 24, 2008
RangFlash (All reviews)
Wings of Honneamise is a perhaps one of the most underrated and under-appreciated animes ever made. It is clearly made for adults, not due to vulgarity or gratuitous violence, but due to its moral ambitions and its seriousness.

STORY
Ahead of its time. Amazing storytelling, a cut above almost every other anime out there, save for maybe Miyazaki and Satoshi Kon. The young director of this film really knew his stuff.

ART
The art style is a bit old, but by no means is it bad. It is extremely detailed at times, and the animation is very fluid and stunning. I'd say it's around AKIRA quality.

SOUND
Sadly, the weakest link read more
Jan 3, 2016
Master-Murrummba (All reviews)
**THIS REVIEW HAS SPOILERS**

I’ve never actually been compelled to actually sit down and write a review, until now. I simply cannot fathom how a seriously flawed movie such as Wings of Honneamise could have pretty much universal 9s and 10s here on MAL.

For the positives: the animation is top tier and holds up even today; on level with works such as AKIRA. The art and design also seems to have had a lot of care taken into them, with distinctive designs for especially the clothing and vehicles. The sound for the film is also great, although unfortunately, apart from a few pieces of music, read more
Dec 1, 2011
DrChristmas (All reviews)
I...I just don't understand. I went in to this movie on the backs of dozens of glowing reviews expecting to be, if not blown away, at least in agreement that this was pretty good.

It absolutely was NOT. This movie is unique in that no scene has ANY effect on the ones after it.

None of the characters are developed at all and none of them have any identifiable motivations.

The main character suddenly goes from a bored, lazy guy to CAPTAIN GUNG HO SPACE MAN. With NO explanation as to WHY.

I simply cannot fathom the praise for this movie. It is simply awful! For your own read more

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