Friday, December 27, 2013

ASURA : Anime feature film Review.

BORN A BEAST, TO BE HUMAN...

Title : Asura
Production House : TOEI Animation
Directed by : Keiichi Sato
Manga by : George Akiyama



SYNOPSIS

Plot:


Staged during the mid 15th century Japan, Asura is the survival story of a boy born in  extreme harsh conditions and left to fend for himself. In an age when flood, draught and famine had left Kyoto barren, Asura is forced to learn the means of survival in the wild. Asura's savage soul is saved by a young girl named 'Wakasa' and a monk who teaches him the first words of salvation and  later encourages him to fight the beast within.

Animation :

Another non-main stream animation, it is an interesting take on the story. Excellent cinematography and staging.

Youtube trailer :

KAC Rating : 4/5
Is it worth the watch? : Hell Yes.
[Note : This movie contains heavy gore and traces of cannibalism. Definitely not recommended for Children bellow 13.]