Beyond The Wasteland: Complete Collection (2016/Sentai Blu-ray
B Sound: B Extras: C Episodes: B+
Hojo is a writer who finds himself in a slump, but then he is
suddenly recruited by Sayuki Kuroda into help her making a 'bishojo
game'. He is forced not only find a crew, but get them all to work
together. Kuroda says her reason for making a game is because the
real world sucks, it is a wasteland where people are working jobs
that don't make them happy. It is better to live a fantasy life than
in real life. As they continue make their game it soon crosses over
into their real life, and can they deny their own attractions with
Girls Beyond The Wasteland: Complete Collection (2016),
Buntarou Hojo is a scenario writer for his high school theater and he
catches the eyes of Sayuki Kuroda to help her create a 'bishojo game'
with his friends Yuka, Ando, Yuki and Atomu. Buntarou is the
reluctant director of the team and becomes the heart of the team.
Kuroda is the beautiful (but somewhat a tsundere herself) author of
their game. Yuka is Buntarou's energetic childhood friend and is
their voice actor and she has a major crush on Buntaro. Ando is the
group's computer programmer, secretly she works in a maid cafe, is a
fujoshi and into BL (Boys Love). Yuki is an underclassman and is
their graphic artist, she is shy and quiet but she secretly loves
drawing hentai (adult comics). And finally Atomu also Buntarou's
childhood friend and is the all around 'nice guy' (a.k.a. Buntarou's
wingman), he is jaded by his last girlfriend and currently prefers
2-D girls, he serves as the assistant director (a gopher) and is
helper to the others.
anime series makes fun of making dating sim video games. It is about
a group of students/friends who come together to make a video game
and end up not only making a game but deepening their relationships
with each other. While there was some comedy, drama and even romance
it also shows some of the difficulties working in the anime industry.
not in the demo range of Sentai's top tier, the1080p 1.78 x 1 digital
High Definition image on the episodes is very solid and consistent
throughout, as is the lossless Japanese DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0
Stereo audio on all the episodes. Extras include clean opening and
closing animations and trailers.
Who Chase After Their Dreams - Buntarou is recruited by Kuroda to
help her make a bishojo game.
is Another Springtime of Youth - Buntarou looks for others to
join their team.
the First Time - The group heads for a summer training camp to
prepare for making their game.
Melody of Selfishness and Substraction - Yuki gets sick and the
Buntarou and the others help her get well.
You Can See in the Storm - As the group gets started on making
their game, Buntarou must first help Ando in another job.
is the So-Called Fanservice Episode - The team heads toward the
beach to do some 'fanservice' research.
Always, It's a Different You - Buntarou practices confessing to
the girls ...for research purposes of course.
Away in the Summer - Buntarou is on lockdown in his room until he
finishes writing the script for the game.
I Love You - The group heads to the sound studio and for Yuka to
record her voice for the game.
Attack - The team receive reviews back from their demo and meet
another rival company.
Might Be the Beginning - The teams discovers the real reason why
Kuroda want them to make a bishoujo game, to help pay off her big
brother's company debts. Can Buntarou convince the others to forgive
Kuroda for tricking and using them?
Beyond the Wasteland - Now that everything is over, what will
happen to everyone? Will they break apart ...or stay together?