Arion

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Neo Heroic Fantasia Arion
Japanese: ネオ・ヒロイック・ファンタジア アリオン
English: Arion
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 15, 1986
Producers: Tokuma Shoten
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: MythologyMythology
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.141 (scored by 25452,545 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #86042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7177
Members: 7,263
Favorites: 12

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Synopsis

Arion is a young shepherd who lives in Thrace with his blind mother, the goddess Demeter. Their lives are peaceful until the day Arion's uncle Hades appears and lures him to the underworld, promising that there is a way to restore his mother's sight. To achieve this, Arion must kill the god who cursed her: Zeus, the king of Olympus.

After years of training in the underworld, Arion—now a deadly warrior—embarks on his vengeful quest to slay Zeus. On his journey to Mount Olympus, Arion forges alliances with some unlikely individuals: the giant Geedo, the thief Seneca, and the mute maiden Resphoina. As he cuts a bloody path through a vast world of warring armies and mythical monsters, Arion begins to unravel the secrets of his lineage and the fate of the scheming gods.

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Arion

Main
Nakahara, Shigeru
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Resphoina

Main
Takahashi, Miki
Japanese

Zeus

Supporting
Ookubo, Masanobu
Japanese

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Staff

Yasuhiko, Yoshikazu
Director, Script, Animation Director, Original Creator, Character Design
Chiba, Kouichi
Sound Director
Hisaishi, Joe
Music
Kawamoto, Toshihiro
In-Between Animation


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Ending Theme

"Pegasus no Shoujo (ペガサスの少女)" by Kyouko Gotou




Reviews

Mar 6, 2023
So I stumbled across this old anime through the mal database and decided to to check it out as it's on youtube. My thoughts are it's not that bad, yes the plot has some serious issues and the story is weird and definitely janky as heck but I did enjoy what I watched. The art is very good considering its the 80's it looks very high quality and the action sequences are fun to watch. I also like the character desgins and backgrounds and overall artstyle. The music is nice and I dont have any issues with the voice acting. Now the story it's not ...
Apr 13, 2020
So, I 'm fine with authors writing their take on established stories, legends, etc, but as anything it can turn out to be bad
Animation, the only reason that i give it a 7, it's pretty good
I like they way that gods are treated more like humans than "superheros", that we are accustomed
These are the only goods things on this movies though
The gods/titans, they don't act like the original ones, or resemblance them in any aspect, Apollo seems more like Dionysus, and Ares is just a moron, Hercules? a nobody
The story just references greek mythology right and left while trying do be the most ...
Feb 1, 2024
This review will be a little brief in content due to the situations of watching this film. In truth, it was somewhat of a confusing and sloppy story in comparison to future movies that were made by better creators. The plot, interestingly enough, would create an interesting plot revolving on the kin of the Greek Gods desiring revenge from a supposed curse on their mother. However, this movie fails to bring out interesting character journeys or development with their tale. Even more detrimental is how meandering the story is, going from one setting to another without having any time for the audience immerse themselves. Even ...

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