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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Live-action TV series based on the video game, "Halo".

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Female Soldier (segment "Prototype") / Kelly (segment "The Package") (voice)
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1337 (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
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Solider (segment "Prototype") (voice)
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Brother (segment "Odd One Out") (voice)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
The Prophet (segment "The Duel") (voice)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
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Hell-No Legends!
1 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Other reviewers here have gone into the plot details each of the 7 animated stories so I wont bother. Halo Legends is a mess. From the beginning of the film up to the point where I pressed the stopped button (halfway though story 3) it's mess.

The story telling (narration) is painfully, painfully slow. The Anime is just simply awful. Halo Legends had the look and feel of Ulysses 31 [1981] A great animated cartoon in it's time but released as it is today would look dreadful because technology and animation techniques have moved on clearly the artist/animaters involved in Halo Legends haven't. I just couldn't connect or relate to anything I heard or saw in Halo Legends because the look and narrative pace is so wrong.

I gave Halo Legends a go because I'm a fan of the games and thought the story from the games was impressive sci-fi so hoped to learn more about the Halo Universe.

I learnt that Anime feature films suck. (and the technique should only be used on the cartoon network) Halo Legends is a blatant cash in that was made without care or love.

Avoid at all costs.


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