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Kaze no Na wa Amnesia


Alternative Titles

English: A Wind Named Amnesia
Synonyms: Kaze no Namae wa Amunejia
Japanese: 風の名はアムネジア

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 1990
Producers: Japan Home Video
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.621 (scored by 3,886 users)
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Ranked: #48372
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Popularity: #3246
Members: 8,207
Favorites: 25
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Synopsis

It happened quite suddenly, with no warning - all the memories of all the people on Earth, swept away as if by a sudden wind. In a post-catastrophic Earth populated mostly by savages without memories of their past civilisation, one man travels on a journey of enlightenment and hope, across a devastated America.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sophia
Sophia
Main
Toda, Keiko
Japanese
Toda, Keiko
Wataru
Wataru
Main
Yao, Kazuki
Japanese
Yao, Kazuki
Johnny
Johnny
Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Lisa
Lisa
Supporting
Hidaka, Noriko
Japanese
Hidaka, Noriko

Staff

Yamazaki, Kazuo
Yamazaki, Kazuo
Director
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Script
Funayama, Motoki
Funayama, Motoki
Theme Song Arrangement
Nakazawa, Kazuto
Nakazawa, Kazuto
Key Animation


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"True Love" by Akemi and Takashi Tsushimi




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jonathanlane
Aug 21, 2008
Don't you absolutely HATE it when you find a movie online with an absolutely irresistible plot that's almost too amazing to be bad, and then see it only to realize the person who made it had no artistic talent whatsoever? I don't know about you, but it happens to me a lot, and all I can think when finished is how much better I could have made it.

A Wind Named Amnesia is one of those kinds of movies. Set in 1999, six years after the movies original release, humanity has been completely devastated by a mysterious wind which blows across the world, wiping clean the read more
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Prede
Sep 26, 2009
This is a movie I’ve wanted to review for a very long time now. But I wanted to take my time with it and get everything down right, because I wanted to do it some justice. Anyway this movie is called "A Wind Named Amnesia" and it’s easily one of my all time favorites. I first saw this movie on Comcast’s Anime Selects on Demand Channel. CPM used to put tons of titles from their catalog up on Anime Selects, but I still think I was lucky to find this movie and watch it. I just randomly watched this movie, because the title seemed interesting, read more
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Rednights
Apr 9, 2015
The title caught my attention, but sadly the story did not. I did quite enjoy Wataru and Sophia’s short travels together through the wastelands of the American West and the characters they meet along the way in the first half the movie, but there’s not much else here. A Wind Named Amnesia portrays the outcome of humanity losing their memories with society reverting towards a primitive and barbaric state. It’s a pretty jumbled mess in the latter half, and I all I came away with is that humanity got screwed. Don’t bother watching this one.
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Scallion
Aug 10, 2008
While watching this movie, I could easily see it being adapted into a TV series on Sci-Fi or CBS. The premise is so good that you'd wonder why nobody thought of it: the whole world is overtaken by a wind that gives them amnesia so severe, that they have forgotten everything that makes them human. Language, science, art, all of it, gone. Mankind in its entirety is no more advanced than a neanderthal. At one point, the main character describes how he was frightened by his own reflection, because he had forgotten the very concept. It has the makings of something like Jericho or Lost, read more
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