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Down Load: Namu Amida Butsu wa Ai no Uta

Alternative Titles

English: Download: Devil's Circuit
Synonyms: Download: Song in Loving Homage to Amida Buddha
Japanese: DOWN LOAD 南無阿弥陀仏は愛の詩


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 18, 1992
Producers: NEC Avenue
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Duration: 47 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.921 (scored by 162 users)
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Ranked: #67232
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Popularity: #7384
Members: 707
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An exciting cyberpunk romp directed by Rintaro with veteran animator Kanada Yoshinori about a genius hacker and a gang of hot-rodders.


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Director, Script, Screenplay
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Tanaka, Tatsuyuki
Tanaka, Tatsuyuki
Key Animation
Kanada, Yoshinori
Kanada, Yoshinori
Key Animation, Character Design

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"Weather Report Blues" by Hiroshi "Monsieur" Kamayatsu

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Apr 27, 2012
Down[r]oad is a perhaps adventurous film, containing a multitude of humour, cyberpunk genre conventions, raunchy and erotic scenes; a shounen aimed at mid-teens.
The plot is rather simple, in fact with much description I'd have ruined it for you. The main character Shirou, vies for the attention of a prestigious stripper, who leads him to a conspiracy. Things go boom, enemies become friends, and a whole lot of flashing colourful lights as per hacking and cyberpunk necessitate, thus proceed.
The animation has some direct conflictions; effort has been made to add detail to technological points, yet landscapes and characters often have a complete lack of detail. The read more
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Jul 29, 2015
Download is an earlier Madhouse work that up until last week (at the time of writing), had never been translated. Well, now we've got some subs courtesy of Burger. We can finally watch this 50-minute OVA how it was meant to be viewed: in VHS quality with solid yellow subtitles.

To be honest, it's not great. The story, which centers around an email that kills its recipients, is largely forgettable. The main character is an unlikable sex-crazed teen, and he's accompanied by his formulaic pals Stripper Girl, Tsundere Sister, Gangster Pals, and Nerd Boy. This page tags the show as sci-fi and psychological, but the latter read more
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