Hi no Tori: Houou-hen

Alternative Titles

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
Duration: 1 hr.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


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Ranked: #34612
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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
Original Creator
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


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