Animentary: Ketsudan

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Synonyms: Animentary: The Decision
Japanese: アニメンタリー 決断


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 1971 to Sep 25, 1971
Premiered: Spring 1971
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 6.411 (scored by 230230 users)
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Ranked: #70412
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Popularity: #11216
Members: 1,389
Favorites: 7

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A strict retelling of the Pacific side of WW2.


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Amano, Yoshitaka
Producer, Animation Director, Character Design
Kuri, Ippei
Director, Key Animation
Kobayashi, Shichirou
Background Art
Kogawa, Tomonori
Key Animation


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"Ketsudan (決断)" by Columbia Dansei Gasshoudan

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Mar 24, 2014
If you watched the old 1940's Superman cartoon, the art style is similar. Starting with the characters, they have prominent facial features and share the same animation. Look around, you should know Ketsudan is similar to the Eleventh Hour episode from Superman. They have the same WW2 theme. Lesson is reporters and journalists have been documenting history for a realistic or romanesque portrayal in both American and Japanese media. For sound, it is your typical Japanese WW2 officer barking orders like Adolf Hitler. Story includes attack on Pearl Harbor, following a historical storyline. Plenty of planes, wars, bombs, and Japanese raids. All about war! Notice ...
Aug 26, 2021
Animentary: Ketsudan shows the war and its real impacts in a dramatic, documentary (and fictional), raw, symbolic and even experimental way at times.

It's not just an anime that will tell real events that took place during the Second World War, it will create a narrative that travels through several layers very well orchestrated by the direction of Ippei Kuri. Also, if we analyze Kurenai Sanshirou, 1969 and make a brief comparison between the director's two works, it is already possible to find some aspects in the way he works with a “similarity” to the real world from a fictional story. As when anime takes advantage ...

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