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Kuroi Ame ni Utarete

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Synonyms: Beaten by Black Rain, Struck by Black Rain
Japanese: 黒い雨に打たれて


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 12, 1984
Producers: GEN Productions
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Source: Manga
Genres: Drama, Historical
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.991 (scored by 93 users)
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Ranked: #77962
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Popularity: #10900
Members: 372
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Anime adaptation of the manga Kuroi Ame ni Utarete by Nakazawa Keiji.


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Shirato, Takeshi
Director, Script
Nakazawa, Keiji
Script, Planning, Original Creator
Hashimoto, Takashi
In-Between Animation
Okayasu, Hajime

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Aug 25, 2018
literaturenerd (All reviews)

Beaten by the Black Rain isn't a well known anime, but it should be. This very well might be the most disappointing anime sequel I've ever seen. One of my favorite anime films of all time is a 1983 anti-War film called Barefoot Gen. I think it's vastly superior to Grave of the Fireflies and I will readily defend it as an unfairly overlooked classic. Black Rain is the sequel to Gen made by the same writer/director just 1 year later. This anime is just fucking baffling! It takes EVERYTHING that Gen did right and does it wrong! WHY Mr. Nakazawa?! Why would you do read more
Aug 17, 2017
Gay4Pay (All reviews)
From Nakazawa Keiji, the creator of Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen) and Kuro ga Ita Natsu (Summer with Kuro). Kuroi Ame ni Utarete (Beaten by the Black Rain) follows first and second generation survivors of the Hiroshima bombing. It's easily Nakazawa Keiji's most resentful film.

The characters in this movie have a very low opinion of Americans, and the director doesn't project a flattering depiction of Americans. The characters have no outlet for all of the negative emotions they experience, so they try to get revenge on oblivious tourists by saying and doing reprehensible things. They're acutely aware of how irrational and unfair they're being; they read more


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