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Synonyms: Ken Ishii: Extra
Japanese: EXTRA (エクストラ)
English: Extra
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Type: Music
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 1, 1995
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Avant GardeAvant Garde, HorrorHorror, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MusicMusic
Duration: 3 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 5.971 (scored by 29472,947 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #8534
Members: 5,038
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Animation veteran and Studio 4°C collaborator Koji Morimoto teamed up with techo artist Ken Ishii for this AMV.

"EXTRA" is a random cross talk about computer, music, images, and Internet by two authors working on their first collaboration in techno music and animation. This short animation which is stored on CD-ROM and immediately shakes the viewer with question as to what the word of the title, "EXTRA," means.

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Morimoto, Kouji
Fukushima, Atsuko
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Kajigaya, Mutsuko
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Ishii, Ken


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Oct 30, 2016
While the Extra music video by studio 4C might not be the most story-heavy short film, one thing that that gripped me about it was the atmosphere. The art direction and visuals complemented the almost dystopian feel of the song, not a surprise given the director is behind such works as Akira. Visually, Extra is a nice and short trip carried through loosely connected visuals with a plot that is vague to say the least, but where the short runtime sacrifices story elements it most definetley delivers visually, creating an enthralling atmosphere and aesthetic that is mostly conveyed through the set design. In summary, while ...
Sep 28, 2016
A 3 overall (art an 8)
Another anime clip that makes you go what?! I am guessing they were going for the psychotic vibe. You know like the fear of loathing in las vegas without much of a comedic approach.

Sound: you can hear the music without a doubt but that is it... music only. if there were words i missed them. one of those songs that repeats its rhythm like just sticking with the partial tempo of another bites the dusk on a loop with more a techno vibe.

Art:Some if not most of the art work was pretty visually appealing. However, i must warn you if ...

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