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Genius Party Beyond


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Genius Party 2, Gala, Moondrive, Wanwa the Puppy, Tojin Kit, Dimension Bomb
Japanese: ジーニアスパーティービヨンド

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2008
Producers: Beyond C.
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Original
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 5,262 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #21092
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3063
Members: 11,327
Favorites: 45
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Ranked #2109Popularity #3063Members 11,327
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Episodes: /5
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Synopsis

Containing shorts that couldn't be included in the original, Genius Party Beyond weaves stories that are both deep and insightful: the idea all life is relative in size, the consequences of an oppressive government, and how to deal with your darker desires, among others.

From the directors and artists of works such as Samurai Champloo, Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Akira, come a multitude of thought-provoking tales, to create a collection equalling the original in storytelling genius.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kuu
Main
Kanno, Yoko
Japanese

Staff

Ohira, Shinya
Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Animation Director, Background Art, Key Animation
Nakazawa, Kazuto
Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Key Animation, Animation Director


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"Zero" by Tamurapan




More reviewsReviews

May 28, 2011
Kalbrik (All reviews)
Like previous Studio 4c collaborations "Batman: Gothic Knight" and "The Animatrix", the Genius Party shorts are less about showcasing deep stories than they are about showcasing the wonders of animation. Unlike the previously listed collaborations, the Genius Party shorts are primarily personal projects made by both established and independent animators. The only thing that can be stated about the shorts as a whole is that they are wonderfully imaginative and colorful, and the Beyond shorts are arguably even more imaginative than the original Genius Party works.

The first short, "Gala", directed by anime regular Mahiro Maeda of GONZO fame, is essentially a music video read more
May 4, 2012
HybridMedia (All reviews)
Time to go BEYOND…….



Gala: From director Mahiro Maeda of GONZO, this is set up more of a music video (although better than current music videos) when a meteorite crashes upon a village and the only way to keep it under control is to perform music or soothe it. The music itself drives the energy and life in this anime because everything else wasn’t helping at all, but it doesn’t mean it was bad. It was just the usual animation and art-style of this short.



Moondrive: Kazuto Nazakawa, known for work in Samurai Champloo, The Animatrix and director of the anime sequence in Kill Bill, Vol. 1 read more

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