Hi no Tori: Uchuu-hen
The Phoenix -Space-
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English: The Phoenix -Space-
Synonyms: Firebird: Space Chapter, Phoenix: Universe
Japanese: 火の鳥 宇宙編


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 1987
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, SpaceSpace, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 48 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.961 (scored by 822822 users)
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Ranked: #37212
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Popularity: #8245
Members: 2,171
Favorites: 4
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It is an animation version of the original story by Tezuka Osamu that depicts the cruelty of love through the fate of spacemen destined to drift through the universe after losing their mother ship..

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Ikeda, Masako
Genda, Tessyo


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Jun 26, 2020
rememberthecity (All reviews)
From the mind of Osamu Tezuka (yeah, THAT guy), the story is about four space explorers who drift in space after an accident wrecks their ship. They then spend their time trying to figure out what happened to their mysterious 5th crewmate.

It's basically 48 minutes of the most baffling decisions I've ever seen an anime make. For that reason alone, it's worth watching. As a serious product, it's dreadful. Its redeeming qualities are few, and mainly only centered around the great visuals. As an unintentional comedy, however, it's a perfect 10.

As soon as I saw that one guy's nose, I knew the cheese factor was read more

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