Hermes: Ai wa Kaze no Gotoku


Hermes: Winds of Love

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Happy Science Movie 1
Japanese: ヘルメス 愛は風の如く
English: Hermes: Winds of Love
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 1997
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 54 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 4.861 (scored by 589589 users)
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Ranked: #128482
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Popularity: #12094
Members: 1,624
Favorites: 1

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Synopsis

Thousands of years in the past, a young boy named Hermes is named as a future great hero in a prophecy. Hermes grows up to save a beautiful princess and face the evil king Minos of Crete.

The first title in the series of anime films by the Happy Science cult.

Characters & Voice Actors

Hermes

Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese

Macia

Supporting

Caipeya

Supporting
Aomori, Shin
Japanese

Narrator

Supporting
Murozono, Takehiro
Japanese

Hesis

Supporting
Nozawa, Nachi
Japanese

King Minos

Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese

King Lucalgos

Supporting
Hori, Katsunosuke
Japanese

Agape

Supporting
Koujiro, Chie
Japanese

Aphrodite

Supporting
Itou, Miki
Japanese

Staff

Imazawa, Tetsuo
Director
Ookawa, Ryuuhou
Original Creator, Executive Producer
Seyama, Takeshi
Editing
Hirasawa, Akihiro
Background Art


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Reviews

Jan 21, 2013
This anime is about the Greek god Hermes, who first tries to rescue Aphrodite and later free Crete from the tyranny of king Minos.

This certainly looks old, but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the art. The animation was pleasantly done, though nothing extraordinary. I was pleased to see they had been careful when animating the horses (too many animes have horses that look like big dogs). Stylewise, it was nice to see something off main stream.

I did enjoy the music for the instrumental parts, but I must say the few songs this anime had were awful. The lyrics were really cheesy and ...
Apr 7, 2023
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Perhaps, to commemorate the life of Ryuho Okawa, we chose to watch the first installment of the Happy Science Religion (cough cult cough) movies. Now, this is not the first Happy Science film I have seen, and I can say that both "The Golden Laws" and "The Laws of the Sun" are far superior to Hermes' horrifically placed story.

If I were to critique Hermes legitimately, it would be an insult to anime as a medium. It has horrific pacing, ranging between several minutes of Hermes pondering on a hill to climactic action sequences ending in thirty seconds flat. There are a few (abysmal) musical ...

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