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Review: Appleseed Ex Machina


Plot Summary: Deunan, a young female warrior, and Briareos, a veteran cyborg-soldier, are both partners and lovers. As members of E.S.W.A.T., the elite special forces serving Olympus, they are deployed whenever trouble strikes. The two fighters find their partnership tested in a new way by the arrival of a new member to their ranks – an experimental Bioroid named Tereus.


I have been a fan of Appleseed from the original back in the 90s but they have adapted it extremely well to a CGI anime. Deunan is faced with trouble when Briareos gets hurt, she tries to take everything on herself when she is teamed with a new partner who was built with DNA tissue from Briareos. During this time humans have the capability to make humanoids and fuse cyborg parts to normal humans. They are faced with an organization or person who wants to take the world in chaos and Deunans’ and Briareos friendship is put to the test. The story line is well thought out with a few twists in it, but the magic of the whole story is the amazing CGI animation and music, they have taken it to another level which you just have to love. This isn’t for everyone but a very well made anime which will leave its mark, if you enjoy action then you will love this anime.

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