Blame! Movie
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Synonyms: Blame!: The Ancient Terminal City, Blame!: Tanmatsu Ikou Toshi
Japanese: BLAME!


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 20, 2017
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Polygon Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, MechaMecha, PsychologicalPsychological, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 45 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.191 (scored by 4086640,866 users)
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Ranked: #27762
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Popularity: #1590
Members: 74,907
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In the distant technological future, civilization has reached its ultimate Net-based form. An "infection" in the past caused the automated systems to spiral out of order, resulting in a multi-leveled city structure that replicates itself infinitely in all directions. Now humanity has lost access to the city's controls, and is hunted down and purged by the defense system known as the Safeguard. In a tiny corner of the city, a little enclave known as the Electro-Fishers is facing eventual extinction, trapped between the threat of the Safeguard and dwindling food supplies. A girl named Zuru goes on a journey to find food for her village, only to inadvertently cause doom when an observation tower senses her and summons a Safeguard pack to eliminate the threat. With her companions dead and all escape routes blocked, the only thing that can save her now is the sudden arrival of Killy the Wanderer, on his quest for the Net Terminal Genes, the key to restoring order to the world.

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Sakurai, Takahiro
Hanazawa, Kana
Hayami, Saori
Amamiya, Sora
Miyano, Mamoru
Kaji, Yuki
Suzaki, Aya
Mori, Nanako
Toyosaki, Aki
Shimazaki, Nobunaga


Seshita, Hiroyuki
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
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Murai, Sadayuki
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May 19, 2017
TANIKAZE69 (All reviews)
Overall 9.2/10 ... Watch this if you are a Blame! fan, just don't watch it with the intent of getting the same experience you got from the manga.

While not being entirely true to the original story, I can't really complain. This was spectacular... The music, the sounds, how everything looked, it was all so cool! I'm sure if you're one of those super picky fans that rip anything that's not exactly the original story you will find a lot of things to complain about. Also I know lots of people are not fans of the 3D art style. Quite frankly I think it fits it read more
Jun 6, 2017
DarthInvader (All reviews)
TL;DR: Terminator meets AJIN studio. It's a mindless action flick with mediocre CGI and bland characters stuck in a subpar story but the music is atleast nice?
[Story: 2/10 , Characters: 4/10, Art: 6/10, Sound: 7/10, Enjoyment: 6/10]

If you are thinking the Blame! movie is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi action flick where humanity tries to blame the culprit that led to their society's demise, well you can't be more wrong. It's merely a plot hole filled story about a group of villagers, Electro-Fishers, trying to survive in this post-apocalyptic world where technology has deemed humans as contaminants due to lack of Net Terminal Gene therefore must read more
May 20, 2017
LIQfilms (All reviews)
In 2003, the Blame! manga was adapted into a six-part original network animation by Group TAC, and it was absolutely terrible. Having seen this show many years ago, and hearing nothing but praise for the manga (which I still need to get around to reading) I was more than sceptical to say the least in regards to the movie adaptation, produced by Polygon Pictures (known for their sometimes awkward CGI in the cases of Ajin or Knights of Sidonia) and the fact that it was a film adaptation of a popular manga, which often doesn't go too well. I imagined the series would be as read more
May 19, 2017
jtpetino (All reviews)
I'll make this as short as possible without entering into every part of the movie.
To get the full experience for this movie you HAVE to read the manga to its entirety. This is one of the first major arcs of the Blame! series and the first one. But because they only wanted to make the first arc and not finish the entire story of Blame, they added things, changed things, and made it in a way that could make you think Blame! is only this.

If you didn't notice it (this is for the manga readers), this story is set from the village girl POV. That read more

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