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Space Fantasia 2001 Nights

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Space Fantasia 2001 Yoru Monogatari, Space Fantasia Nisenichi Ya Monogatari, 2001 Ya Monogatari, Nisenichi Ya Monogatari, 2001 Nights
Japanese: スペース ファンタジア 2001夜物語


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 21, 1987
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi, Seinen, Space
Duration: 57 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.501 (scored by 546 users)
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Ranked: #52662
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Popularity: #6429
Members: 1,251
Favorites: 1
Ranked #5266Popularity #6429Members 1,251
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Based on Yukinobu Hoshino's 1984 manga in "Action Comics; shot in "Super Perspective Technique".
It is the 21st century, and two young people were chosen. Adam was sent off into a space ship and was sent off into outer space...

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Takeuchi, Yoshio
Takeuchi, Yoshio
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Mima, Masafumi
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Sugino, Akio
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Jan 14, 2016
I have to make one thing clear: Space Fantasia 2001 Nights is NOT an anime for everyone. If you want to know if you will enjoy this, just answer these question: Do you like Golden Age Sci Fi, like the novels and short stories of Arthur C. Clarke or Asimov? Do you think that Star Trek TOS is the best Trek? Can you tolerate 80s anime art and animation? If you, just like me, say yes to all of those question above, you will definitely enjoy this hidden gem. This short OVA is a great homage to the now extinct species of old hard sci read more
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Oct 3, 2008
It's a simple enough plot. Space exploration and attempting to begin life anew elsewhere. The story is told in a detached historical way that I have not seen anywhere else. It just plows on through making brief mention of how the characters are linked. There was also an unhappy mood hanging over the whole story.

The animation was very poor by today's standards. Considering when it was made though, this is to be expected.

Nothing really stood out. There was happy and sad music in all the appropriate places though so I guess that counts as a plus....

There wasn't a whole read more
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Jun 29, 2013
I encourage more people to find this as it is a part of anime history. Truly a monumental achievement back in the eighties, to put the ideas of Clarke and Asimov to paper and shoot cell after cell was pretty kool! lol

We have the basis for most high tech, futuristic genres in this anime. Space exploration for the purpose of repopulating in a cleaner, longer lasting sense via terraforming other worlds. Sound familiar? You bet your cheeks tis'! With this movie you have the idea and what it might seem like to pitch long term space sleep and travel to prospective colonizers read more
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