Brothers: Collection 8 (2015/Sentai Blu-ray)
A Sound: B+ Extras: B Episodes: B+
back!!! Mutto and his brother has been dreaming of going to the moon
together since they were kids. Hibito the younger brother has gone
to the moon and return, while Mutto the older brother now trains and
hopes he will be able to go on the next moon mission in Space
Brothers: Collection 8 (2015).
Mutto had always lived in
the shadow of his little brother, Hibito. After nearly dying on the
moon, Hibito is trying to get over his panic disorder. Mutto
continues to past each challenge and test set in front of him. While
Mutto is considered an odd ball, he able to think outside the box and
come up with new ideas and solutions to NASA.
This is an anime
series continues to be a semi-realistic idea of what becoming an
astronaut is like in the near future. While it is considered a long
running series the series, it has turned away a bit from space travel
to the drama in the two main character's lives with the people around
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image on all the episodes are
as good as any set we've seen to date and that's just about all of
them. The lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) Japanese 2.0 Stereo has
some healthy Pro Logic-like surrounds and is very well recorded and
mixed, so it is compatible enough with the animation. Extras include
clean opening and closing animation animation.
this time out (of this world?) are...
Dog - Hibito tells Mutto about his panic disorder. Mutto comes
up with an idea to help him get over his fears.
- Mutto finds out he is placed on the back-up crew for the next moon
A Small Note and a Big Lucky Charm - Hibito
must prove he is over his panic disorder or he'll never be sent into
How to Help Hibito - As Hibito continues
to take his test, his friend and companions continue to support him.
Director Gates continues to make things difficult for him.
People - Mutto gets teamed up with what NASA considers
'eccentric' (aka NASA's term for 'losers') astronauts, that no one
can believe they made it this far.
In the Corner of My
Heart - NASA Director Butler tries to convince Brian's older
brother, Eddie to be captain of Mutto's back up team.
Teamwork - Captain Eddie finds a way to teach all his team to
Our Future - Betty reveals her past and
how her husband died with Brian when their parachutes failed on their
Earth re-entry. She is going to space in his place to show their son
that he can do it too.
Astronaut and Father - After
Kenji finds out he didn't make the moon mission, he continues train
and soon becomes a father.
Won't Go Away - Even though
Hibito has gotten over his panic disorder and passed the tests,
Director Gates believe Astronauts should be perfect and flawless and
discriminates to try kicking Hibito off the space program.
Ultimate Astronaut - Hibito goes missing. Director Gates believes
Hibito's problems are a weakness and liability. But both Mutto and
Director Butler believe Hibito has shown courage and determination to
overcome his condition.
Life Changes, Promises Don't -
Both Hibito and Mutto are discouraged by NASA, but it doesn't stop
either of them of remembering they made a promise to meet on the moon