Buki yo Saraba

A Farewell to Arms

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Synonyms: Short Peace
Japanese: 武器よさらば
English: A Farewell to Arms
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 20, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.881 (scored by 46684,668 users)
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Ranked: #47012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5716
Members: 12,809
Favorites: 14

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Based on a story by Otomo (Katsuhiro), it's about a ragtag group of hard-talkin', power suit-wearin' men tasked with disarming automatic tanks in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo.

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Winner of the Platinum Grand Prize during the 2014 Future Film Festival, held in Italy.

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Katoki, Hajime
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay, Mechanical Design
Katayama, Kazuyoshi


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Nov 16, 2014
Written and directed by Hajime Takoti (mecha designer on the Gundam series) and based off a manga by Katsuhiro Otomo, it's the tale of four men hunting down robots in an apocalyptic Tokyo. Farewell To Weapons is another heart-stopping addition to Short Peace. The moment when they spot a robot, the men quickly assume their positions and start off an epic battle of life or death with every shot building up to an impactful moment that hits you right in the face and boy, did I ever love the living crap out of this. I also enjoyed the comedy banter between the 4 men that ...
Mar 11, 2017
Buki yo Saraba was short, so I will keep my review short as well. Let me start with the positives :

+ Outstanding animation on the action scenes

+ great graphics, even in the desert setting

+very well done CGI which flow perfectly

+ original weapon design / mech design / suit design

Aug 5, 2016
Short Peace is a multimedia project composed of four short anime films produced by Sunrise and Shochiku, and a video game developed by Crispy's Inc. and Grasshopper Manufacture. The four films were released in Japanese theaters on July 20, 2013 and were screened in North America during April 2014. Sentai Filmworks have licensed the films for North America. The video game was released in January 2014 in Japan, April 2014 in Europe, and September 2014 in North America.

A Farewell To Arms/Weapons
Alternative Title - Buki yo Saraba
Writing and Direction by Hajime Katoki |
A tour-de-force saga of men battling robotic tanks in apocalyptic Tokyo. The latter film ...

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