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Haruwo


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Japanese: ハルヲ

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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 5, 2005
Producers: CoMix Wave Films
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Source: Original
Genres: Action
Duration: 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 4.511 (scored by 188 users)
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Ranked: #98112
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Popularity: #9398
Members: 650
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Synopsis

In a violent post-apocalyptic Japan, a reckless juvenile delinquent named Haruwo takes on the Yakuza, but their new bouncer may be more than he can handle...

Over a year in the making, this half-hour short was entirely the work of one person--even the music! "Haruwo" animator Shao Guee writes, "I didn't make this film for money, just for fun. I hope people all over the world will have a chance to see it. If you like it, please tell your friends about it. That's all I want. My thanks to everyone who helped me make this project a reality."

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More reviewsReviews

Jul 10, 2018
Oracle008 (All reviews)
This may be the greatest thing I've ever seen. The art is amazing and beautiful and the story gripped me like I've never been gripped before. I've seen it more times then I can count and I've burned it onto a disc so I can watch it anywhere I go. Haruwo's Quest to defeat the Yakuza. It amazes me that 1 person created something so beautiful, but then I remember Haruwo's producer also produced Kimi no na wa (Your Name). I hope JJ Abrams also adapts this piece of art as well. I want them to cast The Rock "Dwane" Johnson as Haruwo, I think read more
Aug 12, 2014
vigorousjammer (All reviews)
The animation in this anime is really cheap looking. First off, it's CG, which typically doesn't look very good at all. Second, the CG is very rudimentary, looking like it came straight out of the early 2000's, despite being produced in 2008. Character movement is stiff and rigid looking, and I'm also not a big fan of the art style whatsoever.

The story is ambitious and tries to tell an interesting tale, however, there isn't much depth here, and most of the story ends up just being a big set-up for the action scenes, which fail to impress due to the lackluster animation.

The dialogue is another read more
Jan 1, 2017
KungSour (All reviews)
Haruwo – SS Overview

(Short and Salty Overview)

This was in my backlog of anime in my anime folder decided to give it a go. Wow was this bad, I don’t generally call it out straight away but it’s the animation that does it. The animation is bad…like really bad, it looks like an old PS1 FMV cut-scene. If you have gripes about animation then stay clear of it, besides this I found the story not too bad.

Protagonists a kid who likes picking fights with Yakuza, no quarrels here coming from a fan of Yakuza in anime/manga. Set in a modern world with robotic enhancements, basic read more

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