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Argentosoma - Vol.1: Another Reality + Series Box

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Argentosoma is the latest science fiction offering from the acclaimed Sunrise Studio, creators of Gundam Wing and Cowboy Bebop. Directed by Kazuyoshi Katayama (The Big O), character designs by Shukou Murase (Gundam Wing), and mechanical designs by Kimitoshi Yamane (Escaflowne).

Originally first broadcasted in Japan on TV Tokyo beginning October 6, 2000 with 25 episodes Argentosoma is touted as one of the best action packed science fiction series since 'Evangelion' by Japanese media.

The story takes place in the year of 2059, where the earth has been plagued by aliens the last few years. In an effort to learn more about these aliens we are introduced to Dr. Noguchi and his assistants Maki Agata and Tukuto Kenishiro. They try to revive the professor's experiment, a large Bio-Mechanical alien named Frank. During this process the alien comes to "life" and the lab is subsequently destroyed leaving Takuto the only survivor and the alien disappearing into the wilderness.

While Frank roams the wilderness he meets Hattie, an emotionally distressed young girl whose parents are killed in the first 'close encounter' war. Oddly enough she is able to communicate with Frank and soon after they are taken into custody by a secret agency known only as 'Funeral'.

Meanwhile, Takuto wakes up in a hospital bed with his life in shambles, and his face disfigured. Motivated by vengeance and heart break, Takuto accepts an offer from the mysterious 'Mr. X' and receives a new identity as a ranking Funeral officer named, Ryu Soma.

From here, a new journey of hatred, love and revenge begins!

Episodes:
01. Rebirth And Death
02. Death And The Maiden
03. The Maiden And The Meeting
04. The Meeting And The Hatred
05. Hatred And War

Special Features:
  • Creditless Opening
  • Production Art Gallery
  • Reversible Cover
  • Release date NZ
    January 1st, 2003
    Movie Format
    • DVD
    DVD Region
    • Region 4
    Edition
    • Standard Edition
    Brand
    Aspect Ratio
    • 1.33 : 1
    Language
    English, Japanese
    Length (Minutes)
    125
    Studio
    Subtitles
    English
    Supported Audio
    • Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
    Genre
    • Animation
    UPC
    9322225017306
    Product ID
    1461181

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