Leiji Matsumoto's OZMA

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4.0
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    I want the main character to perish horrifically and I'm not sorry. Not even a little.
    We've all seen Claymore, and we've all seen the little derp following Claire around shrieking Claire! Claire! Claire! while being useless and in the way, but who'd have thought that very voice actor would portray the lead character in this desert world chasing after a gigantic sand-whale while being easily distracted by anything obviously impossible or of great consequence?

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  • Excellent, to a point
    Matsumoto-san is something of an acquired taste these days. The character design will be familiar to those who have watched any Galaxy Express 999, Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Space Battleship Yamato, or Star Blazers, all legendary titles in an earlier era of Anime. Ozma fits well among these classics, but it's from another time, so it doesn't always sit well with younger generations who have ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I've never seen something so formulaic in my life.
    How can something be so formulaic? It's as if it was written from a handbook. (And not even well for that matter.)

    It feels like I've seen this exact same anime at least 10 times by now. If you want to watch the same anime but slightly better executed, I can point you to Last Exile. Or if you want to see where all the lines and scenes were stolen from, watch Laputa, and Nausicaa.
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