R.O.D the TV (2003–2004)

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Nenene, a famous female writer, hires the Paper Sisters, so named due to their ability to manipulate and control paper, as bodyguards.

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Nenene, a famous female writer, hires the Paper Sisters, so named due to their ability to manipulate and control paper, as bodyguards.

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The final remark made by Yomiko, in episode 26, about paper being in the heavens, is a pun in Japanese. The word for paper, "kami", can also (written using a different kanji) mean "god(s)". Taken in context, it becomes an indirect reference to a quotation from Robert Browning, "God is in His Heaven, all's right with the world" - a fitting way to mark a happy ending. See more »

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One weaknesses of papermasters is that water can dampen their ability to control paper. Readman and Sunny Wong have some way of overcoming this, but the Three Sisters do not. However, Anita forms and holds an underwater escape bubble. See more »

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Follows Read or Die (2001) See more »

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Second Ending Theme (Episodes 21-26)
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Not what I was expecting.
28 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After viewing the original Read or Die, I was expecting some of the same incredible action with all the paper and unique powers of all the characters of the first.

It delivers some incredible eye candy in the first episode, but from then on it focuses mostly on little tasks the three girls must accomplish. Ten episodes felt like one very, very long one. I have to say overall it was pretty disappointing. It has its good parts, but mostly it's a waste of time. If you liked the first Read or Die, you won't like this one. They're two totally different perspectives on an original idea, but Read Or Die: The TV a step in the wrong direction.


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