Hi no Tori: Houou-hen
Phoenix: Karma Chapter
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English: Phoenix: Karma Chapter
Synonyms: Firebird: Karma Chapter
Japanese: 火の鳥 鳳凰編


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 20, 1986
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Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 1 hr.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.931 (scored by 939939 users)
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Ranked: #38512
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Popularity: #7786
Members: 2,430
Favorites: 4
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The story is about two characters, Akanemaru, a sculpture genius, and ex-burglar Gao whose only purpose in life is sculpting, and how they struggle with the fate to compete with each other over their capacity and talent.

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Tezuka, Osamu
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Kanada, Yoshinori
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"Hi no Tori" By Noriko Watanabe

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Aug 9, 2016
foriku (All reviews)
The adaptation the manga deserved.

Just some context: Hi no Tori is a manga by the great Osamu Tezuka, who is unfortunately primarily known as the creator of Astro Boy. I say "unfortunately" because although Astro Boy may be a seminal work and an important stepping stone in the history of anime & manga, it does not come even close to rivaling the sheer brilliance and philosophical depth of Hi no Tori, which I would class as one of the ten greatest works of fiction I have come across. Anyway 2 adaptations had been tried before Hi no Tori: Houou-hen: the live action film Hi no read more
Dec 9, 2019
nazsa (All reviews)
This review is written in both Bengali and English. It reviews all three OVAs without any spoilers.

কিছুদিন ধরে আমাকে এক নেশায় পেয়েছে। ৮০-৯০ দশকের Madhouse এর OVA দেখছি। তখন খুজতে গিয়ে এই OVA সিরিজটার সন্ধান পাই। এটি বিখ্যাত মাঙ্গাকা Osamu Tezuka রচিত মাঙ্গার আডাপ্টেসন। মাঙ্গাটির প্রতি ভলুমে একটি করে গল্প আছে। একেকটি গল্পের সেটিং সম্পূর্ণ আলাদা। তবে গল্পগুলোর মধ্যে যোগসূত্র স্থাপন করেছে "Hi no Tori" বা "Immortal Phoenix" এর আবির্ভাব।
এর আগেও অবশ্য এইটার খোঁজ পেয়েছিলাম, তখন ম্যাল এ লো স্কোর দেখে আর আগাই নি। এবার সাহস করে দেখলাম। ভাগ্যিস দেখলাম!! এটার স্কোর এত কম হতেই পারে না। কেন?? কারন এতে আছে দৃষ্টিনন্দন আর্ট, সুথিং মিউসিক, read more

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