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Super Atragon
Super Atragon
Actors: Charles Campbell (II), Angel Fisher, Jeff Gardner, Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield
Director: Kazuyoshi Katayama
Genres: Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
UR     2002     1hr 40min

Jules Verne meets Leiji Matsumoto in a two-part 1995 OAV that was clearly intended to be much longer. At the end of World War II, the Japanese battle sub Ra met the Liberty, its American counterpart. Both were powered by a...  more »

     
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Actors: Charles Campbell (II), Angel Fisher, Jeff Gardner, Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield
Director: Kazuyoshi Katayama
Genres: Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
Studio: Adv Films
Format: DVD - Color - Animated
DVD Release Date: 08/20/2002
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, Japanese
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Fun and Light Action Anime
Joshua Koppel | Chicago, IL United States | 07/13/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Last weekend I watched an interesting bit of anime called Super Atragon the Motion Picture. Super Atragon is based upon one of Japan's best-selling science fiction novels.During the Second World War, Japan built a powerful submarine named the Ra. On its maiden voyage it ran afoul of a similar ship from the United States named the Liberty. Both ships disappeared. Then, many years later, strange events in Antarctica are causing the ice sheets to break up and move north. Investigating ships are destroyed by a gravity lens that can focus a beam from a tower rising out of the South Pole. It is then that the undersea battleship Ra makes its reappearance.The Ra was built using a new energy source that was discover when a strange object crashed in the Japanese countryside in 1933. Shortly after construction began a young woman appeared who claimed to have knowledge of the new energy source. Unknown to the Japanese, similar events occurred in the United States. Now, as the Earth comes under siege from an unknown enemy, the Ra appears to be the only hope of survival.As the enemy works to complete a ring around the planet that will produce microwave rays to destroy the surface dwellers, the Ra must make its mission known while trying to stay an independent force. The enemy turns out to be dwellers from the Earth's interior and the new energy source was a test to see if the surface humans should be allowed to live. Using the energy to build warships was a bad move. But the woman helping the Japanese decides to protect the humans. In a climactic battle for the fate of the Earth, the Liberty reappears and the fate of the Earth is about to be decided.A very good film with a strong plot and excellent cinematography. The creators of this movie definitely know how to use image to express ideas. I felt this one was superior to most of the anime I have seen over the years. So if you are a fan of Hollow Earth and good science fiction, Super Atragon is a movie to look out for."