Appleseed Ex Machina is primarily disappointing because it squanders so much of the depth and potential that existed in the original.
Rebuild of Evangelion takes the original 26 episodes and revises and condenses them into four full-length movies.
To attempt to come up with a more detailed plot synopsis is sort of beside the point, and to be honest, I don’t even know if it’s possible.
The glorious Daicon IV opening sequence posits that nerdy pop culture might just somehow save the world.
Haibane Renmei absolutely defies all of the anime cliches that Americans continue to perpetuate.
Your enjoyment of the film will be almost entirely dependent on how well you knew and enjoyed Final Fantasy VII, the game.
In short, the series simply looks and sounds amazing, with detailed and distinct character designs, solid mecha designs, and plenty of solid action.
It’s like style took substance out behind the woodshed, beat it to a bloody pulp, and dragged it behind the car on the way back home.
This first volume just doesn’t quite realize Samurai 7’s amazing amount of potential.