"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary »
November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and ... See full summary »
June 1998: Shiki has had a near death experience. Awakening from a coma, she has lost something very important to her, leaving a great void in her soul. A void that some beings from the ... See full summary »
September 1998: A recent spate of unusual suicide incidents where several high school girls fell to their death, but left no suicide note and had apparently no reason to commit suicide. In ... See full summary »
February 1999: A new spate of ferocious murders has caught the eye of both Shiki and Daisuke, Mikiya's cousin who investigated the murders occurred in 1995. Shiki wanders the back alleys of... See full summary »
July 1998: Mikiya finds a confused Fujino Asagami crouched in an alley and noticing she is suffering from pain in her abdomen. Mikiya accompanies her to his apartment where she falls asleep... See full summary »
August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, ... See full summary »
Champon City's top-rated TV show is Eternal Family, a dramatic comedy about the dysfunctional Hanada family and their daily shenanigans: the normal patriarch Ben, his constipated wife Ako, their unhinged daughters Akiko and Sae, their violent sons Sasuke and Michael, and their pet dog and chicken. But a bizarre secret lies behind the family: everyone is actually unrelated but has been brainwashed into thinking they are (as part of a sociological experiment that went haywire but ironically became a commercial success), and Ben is the only one who knows the truth and they are being televised. This strange clan has spent their whole life within the confines of their home, under the watchful eyes of the studio personnel that have imprisoned them. But when a plumbing disaster sets them free and into the real world for the first time ever, the Eternal Family is unleashed on the unprepared residents of Champon!Written by
Eternal Family (Eikyû Kazoku) is another extremely original and underrated work from Studio 4 c and Kôji Morimoto, creator of one of the best anime of all time, Mindgame and animator on several important anime works of past years (Animatrix Beyond, Akira, Kamui, Cobra, Ghibli Kiki. This work is composed of 53 little totally crazy clips originally produced for TV publicity spot. The Plot (if there is one): a brain-washed family live in a micro-society totally cut from the world: in a word, mad characters, speaking chickens, dancing frogs and most of all an incredibly beautiful, dynamic and original animation work: you'll never see other anime like this.PURE MADNESS.
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