The long-awaited follow up to acclaimed amm? landmark Afcim (19881, Memories Is a fantastic new feature-length Japanese animation omnibus initiated By manga artist and author Katsuhiro Otomo. Written and produced by Otomo, Memories is divided into three episodes —each discreet section addressing a different surreal future.
Magnetic Rose deals with a trio of intergalactic junk dealers plying the spaceways in 2029 Responding to an SOS they encounter a magnificent rose-shaped ship in the middle of a galactic void. Lured into and trapped inside a maze within the structure, the crew are overwhelmed by an operatic virtual archive which induces them to confront their own memories Koji Morimoto's lyrical tale illuminating the power of passion.
Stink Bomb protagonist Nobuo is oblivious to the fact that he has become a walking death machine after mistaking a new biological warfare capsule for flu medicine. Unaware that he is leaving an ever mounting pile of corpses in his wake. Nobuo heads for a heavily populated Tokyo Tensai Okamitra's hilarious jab at (Japanese militarism)
Otomo's own installment. Cannon fodder. is a 22 minute story told in one scene and one frame It explores a town bristling with cannons, where all industry is directed toward manufacturing shells and the inhabitants dedicate their lives to artillery and warfare. Amidst the ordnance obsessives a young boy dreams of becoming a star amongst the operators of this formidable battery.