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Kara no Kyoukai 6: Boukyaku Rokuon

Alternative Titles

English: the Garden of sinners Chapter 6: Oblivion Recording
Synonyms: Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners Movie 6, Borderline of Emptiness: Oblivion Recording
Japanese: 劇場版 空の境界 the Garden of sinners 第六章『忘却録音』


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 20, 2008
Producers: Notes
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: ufotable
Source: Light novel
Duration: 59 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.671 (scored by 63,534 users)
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Ranked: #11542
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Popularity: #706
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January 1999: Apprentice mage Azaka Kokutou, Mikiya's younger sister, has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate a certain incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Azaka's school, Reien Academy. Azaka launches an investigation with the help of Shiki.

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Aug 1, 2009
Archaeon (All reviews)
Kara no Kyoukai review Part 6

The sixth movie in the Kara no Kyoukai series is, once again, a departure from what one has come to expect. Unfortunately Boukyaku Rokuon (or Oblivion Recording), is a somewhat lacklustre effort compared to the rest of the franchise, and is only carried through by some great visuals and excellent sound.

The story takes place in January 1999 and focuses on Kokuto Azaka, Mikiya's younger sister who was "adopted" by their uncle. She is enrolled at Reien, a school for girls, and is also apprenticed to Aozaki Touko in order to become a Magus.

The movie begins in a fairly ambivalent manner, read more
May 24, 2015
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Welcome to 2015's Film Festival Week. We're kicking things off with yet another look at UFOtable's Kara no Kyoukai film franchise, based on the light novels by Nasu Kinoko. I've talked about the first five already, but let's reiterate a bit. Previously, in the Kara no Kyoukai movies Mikiya collapses on a couch because he likes dolls and gets left to rot in the first and there is much stupidity. The second goes back in time to Mikiya and Shiki's first meeting and the subtle mystery surrounding it and it's surprisingly good given the first one. In the third, a group of rapists are being read more
Aug 21, 2015
jc9622 (All reviews)
This is part 6 of the KnK series
A lot can be said about this film. Some people thought this was the worst film in the KnK series and some people, like me, thought this was a decent film.

(There will be some SPOILERS in my review)

[Story]: (6/10) (SPOILERS)
The 6th movie of the Kara no Kyoukai series now takes place 2 months after the events of the 5th KnK. Apprentice Mage Azaka Kokutou has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate an incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Reien Academy. Azaka, with Shiki's help, launches an investigation to solve the read more
May 2, 2010
SavageDino (All reviews)
In the 6th movie, Ufotable has taken Kara no Kyoukai to a particularly awful level. Frankly, nothing other than the nice effects of the anime makes it alright.

I'll start with the good news...
The art and sound direction in Boukyaku Rokuon (Oblivion Recording) are both very nice. If you've seen some of the earlier installments, you'll know how impressive they are. If you have not, well, they are refined and a step above most anime MOVIES (which is a step above anime shows).

Unfortunately, the plot does not shine quite as nicely as the effects. This one focuses primarily on the relationship between Shiki and Azaka read more


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