(2002/Sentai Blu-ray w/DVD)
B/C+ Sound: B+/B- Extras: C Film: B+
on Blu-ray, Deunan is a survivor of the last World War she suddenly
finds herself in Olympus, a Utopian society where humans exist with
bioroids, artificially created humans, but things are hardly
peaceful. General Uranus and human purist stages a coup d'etat.
Will history repeat itself, is the true nature of humans violent
warmongers because they can't co-exist with those who are
Deunan is a highly trained elite soldier who lived
her entire life in the battlefield with her cyborg partner Briareos.
Together they protect the last human city in the world, Olympus.
Olympus is however controlled by bioroids, the bioroids help maintain
peace and protect the human species... but even after the last world
war there are human purists who want to destroy this Utopian society.
Deunan and Briareos become the symbol/guardians/protectors of the
co-existence between the humans and the bioroids.
This was an
early CGI 3D anime sci-fi movie, it is filled with action and gun
fights. It is set in a futuristic society where people have created
Utopia, but the reason why Utopian society fails is not because of
society ...it is because human nature and greed. Can humans ever be
satisfied if they are not in control? Even those who save humanity
from destroying themselves, will humans ever learn to stop their
1080p 1.85 X 1 digital High Definition image is as good as a work of
its time could look, though many thought this might finally be issued
as a Blu-ray 3D release. Likely the same solid 1080p master from the
standard DTS Blu-ray Sentai issued in 2010, we get upgraded DTS-HD MA
(Master Audio) 5.1 lossless sound that does open the sound up as much
as it could. The anamorphically enhanced DVD with lossy Dolby
Digital sound is no match, of course. Extras include a commentary,
Making Of 3D Live Anime and production staff profiles. You can read
more on our coverage on the older U.S. DTS DVD from years ago at this