Requiem (ONA)

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Japanese: レクイエム


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 17, 2012
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Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Duration: 2 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 3.861 (scored by 762762 users)
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Ranked: #132382
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Popularity: #12718
Members: 1,282
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Short animation by Sawako Kabuki.

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Kabuki, Sawako
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Jul 24, 2023
If someone asked me to summarize the Avant Garde genre in one video, this would be THE video. Kabuki Sawako is one of the most underappreciated people here, I think her works are great, and I value she is not afraid of showing what she wants to do: peak bizarreness.

I really did not know what to expect just from viewing the picture, what I saw is the LAST thing I've ever expected. One of the most BASED works of art to ever exist, you must see to believe because you WON'T know what to expect. Watching it was a surprise, a pleasantly weird surprise drizzled ...
Oct 2, 2015
I went into this expecting myself to laugh at this like other pretentious workes. *cough* Dreams *cough*

But this was actually a bit surprising. Don't get me wrong, I did laugh at first because that's what I expected, and all you see for the first minute is the same guy, butt-naked, having a little guy popping out of his ass. The music made it even funnier, but when it ended, I felt like a complete asshole for laughing.

It felt like it was, in a way, representing life backwards. I'm not gonna spoil what happens (this is literally 2 minutes, go watch it), but the ending interested ...
Nov 16, 2016
I was stuck between a rate of 4 and 5

There are no vocals.

I am guessing the message was about life and going back to the time of birth. As to what the message was i am not sure.

I did like the beginning because the art seemed to match classical music. The work of that was in my eyes a human band. The only problem of that was it became to repetitive. Sure the plot stayed somewhat connected but it was almost like a loop was being made.

I don't recall there being any color other than black and white.

aside from not understanding the message i could ...

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