Genius Party Beyond
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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


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
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, MusicMusic, DementiaDementia, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.241 (scored by 66856,685 users)
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Ranked: #25772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3818
Members: 15,632
Favorites: 51
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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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Kanno, Yoko


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

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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
Jan 13, 2018
Janiel127 (All reviews)
Just like I did in my review for the first Genius Party, i'll give a rating for each short then an overall rating.

1. Gala - 8
2. Moondrive - 8
3. Wanwa the Puppy - 7
4. Tojin Kit - 8
5. Dimension Bomb - 9

Unlike the first Genius Party where 3 of the shorts were bad and the other 4 were good, Genius Party Beyond doesn't have a single bad short. Wanwa the Puppy is the weakest of the shorts, mainly because the animation style can be a tad off putting at times, but it's still a good short. Gala, Moondrive and Tojin Kit are very good, but read more

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