Taiyou no Mokushiroku: A Spirit of the Sun

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Japanese: 太陽の黙示録 A Spirit of the Sun


Type: Special
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 17, 2006 to Sep 18, 2006
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 17 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.911 (scored by 701701 users)
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Ranked: #39362
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Popularity: #7991
Members: 2,459
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Apr 3, 2012
lisnoire (All reviews)
Wow. Talk about an under viewed, underrated wonder.

I'd been wanting to watch this since I noticed it as a "similar to" recommendation in relation to Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 but it took a long time to find it streaming and subbed.

Although the animation started off pretty stiff, I instantly recognized the hand of Kawaguchi, Kaiji, the creator of my beloved Zipang as well as a number of other sophisticated seinen manga. It doesn't take long for the impact of the story and the characters to overtake the rough animation, animation that does, by the way, show definite improvement in the second half read more