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Halo Legends (2010)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Sci-Fi  -  16 February 2010 (USA)
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The universe of the Halo video game series is expanded in seven short animated films from Japan's greatest anime directors and studios.

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Credited cast:
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ONI officer (segment "The Babysitter") (voice)
Greg Ayres ...
Kid A (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
Luci Christian ...
Female soldier (segment "Prototype") / Kelly (segment "The Package") (voice)
Brittney Karbowski ...
Sister (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
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Sarge (segment "Prototype") / Joseph (segment "Homecoming") (voice)
John Swasey ...
Captain (segment "Odd One Out") / Sergeant Hauser (segment "Homecoming") (voice)
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Cortana / Dr. Halsey (segments "Origins" "The Package and "Homecomming") (voice)
Josh Grelle ...
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1337 (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
Chris Patton ...
Big Brother (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
Akio Ôtsuka ...
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Kid B (segment "Odd One Out") (voice) (as Joshua Bolden)
Emily Neves ...
Atsuko Tanaka ...
Dr. Halsey (segment "The Package") (voice)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
The Prophet (segment "The Duel") (voice)
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A collection of seven stories from the Halo Universe created by Japan's most creative minds. First up is "Origins" a two part episode showing the expansive history of the Halo Universe and the history of the 100,000 year long franchise timeline, told through the eyes of Cortana. Second comes "The Duel" Taking place long before the Human-Covenant War, it tells the story of an Arbiter, Fal 'Chavamee, who refuses to accept the Covenant Religion. Taking a turn to the Spartan side of the story "Homecoming" focuses on the tragedies involving the Spartan-II recruitment in 2517, and the Spartans coming to terms with their origins. Taking a turn in tone comes "Odd One Out" a non-cannon parody of the Halo storyline. "Prototype" tells the story of a Marine who goes against his orders to destroy an advanced prototype armor and uses the suit to buy time for civilians evacuating from the planet. "The Babysitter" tales of the the rivalry between the Spartan-II Commandos and the Orbital Drop Shock ... Written by arorashadow_2003

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Rated PG-13 for violent content throughout | See all certifications »

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The trailer for this project was debuted at San Diego Comic Con 2009. Among the attendees to promote the project were Production I.G President Mitsuhisa Ishikawa and Studio 4°C president Eiko Tanaka. See more »

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1337: Well... I'm one heck of a mama myself!
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Halo legends- does not represent the halo universe well, but he anime itself is okay.
16 April 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Content: Most of the Halo Legends movies give a very poor representation of the Halo universe.(based on the books& games) Of the 7, origins one and two are the strongest, giving a good background story. The package has nothing to do with halo, but is an excuse to show off nice graphics. Odd one out is ridiculous. The Babysitter is third closest to the story. Spartans do not talk during missions, and do not try to be cool. The story represents this well, although it is unlikely the spartan female is so feminine looking. Prototype is nice story wise, but unrelated to halo. The dual storyline may or may not be close, but I found it the least interesting to watch. Graphics: The package is the strongest in this respect. Origins 1 + 2, the babysitter, prototype and the package have similar graphics which are in line with Japanese anime. They look average. Odd one out and the dual are the least strong in this respect. Music: Origins one and two stand out as true halo music. The rest are generally good but not exceptional. Overall: Overall disappointing. I would have liked to see stories which represent the Spartans as they truly were. Highly professional soldiers who put the mission before everything else, who do not say cool stuff, but have above all an inner strength which allows them to win. They do not look like heroes(being in that armor after brutal modifications), except for their physique. The anime is reasonable, but nothing exceptional.


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