Memories (2004)

Katsuhiro Otomo garnered worldwide attention in 1988 for his cyberpunk classic Akira, featuring a fully realized dystopian future that rivaled Blade Runner. In this animated triptych, all written by Otomo, he once again gazes darkly into… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 4, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Like any anthology, it can't help but feel misshapen, but even its weakest moments are still awfully successful and worthwhile.

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Beth Accomando

A trilogy of anime aimed more at adults than kids. From slow and thoughtful to hilarious to pointedly satiric. Anime at its best.

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_kelly .King
a great troligy of sci-fi animation
vieras esine
SPOILER WARNING Kanojo No Omoide Really beautifully drawn depiction of a dead woman who, wanting never to part from her husband, had created a virtual reality… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Excellent first segment, forgetable second, and perfect third. The last one is probably the most sharp and accurate commentary anyone has ever made about war… More
Robotbling -
I love animation collections, and Memories is one of the better ones. It features three animated shorts written by Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Steamboy) although I… More
Drew Smith
A collection of three anime short films. The first, Magnetic Rose, is easily the best, full of atmosphere and beauty. That in itself is a 4.5 star effort. The… More