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Read or Die (2001)

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A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.

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A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.

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In episode 1, when Joker debriefs Yomiko on the I-Jin incident, a screen displays a list of people who were candidates for the I-Jin project. One of the names is series creator Hideyuki Kurata. See more »

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After Ikkyu first speaks to the world, inside the LLLU control room Mr. Gentlemen talks to Joker over the intercom. In the shot of the computers below the balcony, the staff and chairs are gone. In the next shot they reappear. See more »

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Nancy Makuhari aka 'Miss Deep': [about her code name] I don't really like it. It makes me sound like a porn star.
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It's...interesting.
28 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no complaints against the artwork or anything like that. Actually, I thought the art was pretty good. The plot is okay too, though not the world's greatest. There was a fair amount of humor as well, with Agent Paper's obsession over her book. Though sometimes I wondered about her feelings for Nancy...for barely knowing someone, those feelings were pretty intense.

Perhaps it was because I saw this on TV, but things seemed a bit rushed and disjointed at times. And yes, I know any movie can end up this way...but I just find it annoying. Because of this, I think the main reason I'll watch it again, if I do, will be to make sure I understood everything correctly.

Therefore, I won't say if it was good or bad, just that it was...interesting.


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