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Strait Jacket

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Japanese: ストレイト・ジャケット


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 26, 2007 to Apr 28, 2008
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: feel.
Source: Light novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.891 (scored by 11,213 users)
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Ranked: #41742
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Popularity: #2907
Members: 22,040
Favorites: 41
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It is the world where magic and science coexist. Rayotte Steinberg, a lone wolf "tactical sorcerist", fights against monsters. They used to be human beings, but they had overused forbidden power, "magic", to turn into monsters. What he wears is "mold", the straight jacket that keeps him being a human. What he holds on his hand is "staff", a magical wand that explodes everything. If he casts magic, he moves one step to be a monster. If he doesn't, he will be killed. Among the harsh battles, he will face a sin he had committed in the past.

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Kobashi, Tatsuya
Hammond, Isaac
Sasanuma, Akira
Thomson, George
Domon, Jin
Nagano, Yoshikazu


Ushiro, Shinji
Sakaki, Ichirou
Script, Original Creator
David, Alex Von
ADR Director
Seyama, Takeshi

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#3 シュ・クール by KYO (ep. 3)
#2 "Le Chemin" by Kyo feat. Sita (ep. 2)

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Jul 27, 2008
Ranivus (All reviews)
Story: 6 (what do you expect from 3 episodes)
Art: 10 (Edge of your seat action sequencesl)
Sound: 8 (A lot of bodies ripping apart)
Character: 7 (Typical bad ass action buffs)
Enjoyment: 10 (I've seen it twice already)
Overall: 41/50 = 8.2 = ~8 (So much action in 60 minutes)

Strait Jacket manages to put more action, violence, and drama in 3 episodes than some action drama series can put in 50+ episodes. If you are a complete action aficionado, this is one that you CANT MISS. Theres not much you can explain in terms of story but they manage to make a good beginning middle and end read more
Nov 24, 2008
Elydan (All reviews)
Strait Jacket is a 3 episodes OVA. Which is, no matter how you look at it, finished within a flash.
But truth be said, after seeing some of the artwork and reading a synopsis about Strait Jacket, I just had to watch it.

Good thing It wasn't disappointing. The scenes were quite well done; though you always see details that could have been better. Such as battle scenes being done too fast and the magic not being well explained. But what do you expect from 3 episodes; there wasn't any time to do so.

However, Strait Jacket did a perfectly fine job on making 3 episodes read more
Dec 5, 2017
jzmcdaisy (All reviews)
OVA’s can be amazing or so, SO boring. It’s frustrating to see something with potential curl up into something derivative and that’s unfortunately the end result from my experience with Strait Jacket. In fact the Molds are a wonderful metaphor for what Strait Jacket is: an interesting revenge story about society’s reliance on a lone wolf when power becomes unsustainable. What’s inside the Mold is a predictable action horror soup sprinkled with some FMA and Trinity Blood. The show’s premise laid enough pieces to create a story about social progress. But they exploded like flashy firecrackers dressed in Hellsing trench coats and Iron Man knockoff read more
Oct 20, 2008
StarfleetCpt (All reviews)
I take it from the number of recent reviews that, much like with Negadon, most of the people will probably be familiar with this through Sci-Fi's 10/20/08 airing. Strait Jacket is definitely an OVA worth watching, and a pretty easy one to watch at that. Not too hard on plot elements, backstory, or technobabble/magibabble, it's not exactly a laid-back anime but it's something that can be enjoyed with a full bucket of popcorn, just be careful not to spill any after seeing a few "OH SNAP!" moments here and there.

Before going into detail, I should add that what makes this OVA work for the English-speaking read more


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