Feb 7, 2009
Story: The story makes sense while you watch it, but if you think about it too much it begins to seem kind of stupid. So my suggestion is don't overthink it. There was one continuity error, but it's only noticeable if you overthink it. The ending is a bit weak too, but I am almost never satisfied with endings so that probably doesn't mean much coming from me.
Art: The visuals are stunning! Have to see it to believe it. The 3-D meshes with the 2-D in a way that no other anime really accomplishes. (For example, the 3-D in "Last Exile" or "Ghost in the
Shell" are good, but a bit too distracting.)
Sound: The soundtrack is really neat, from the background music to the SFX to the character's voices. The only quibble I have is I didn't really like the sound of the opening narrator's voice, but luckily you don't ever have to hear it again.
Character: All the characters are great! From the chibi-SD girl who is the "Chief", to the android policeman, to the Diaper King (who manages to be really badass even though his name is "Diaper King"), to the quirky porno director, etc. etc. The characters don't have much backstory, but, again, that's only a problem if you over-analyze it.
Enjoyment: Extremely high rewatch value. Watch it by yourself or with friends, or both!
Overall: This Korean movie is a weirdly kickass piece of work that rivals much of the cliche'd series that come from Japan.
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