Summer Wars

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Summer Wars

Postby Ishbalan » Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:27 am

From the makers of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.

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Synopsis wrote:When timid eleventh-grader and math genius Kenji Koiso (Ryunosuke Kamiki) is asked by older student and secret crush Natsuki (Nanami Sakuraba) to come with her to her family’s Nagano home for a summer job, he agrees without hesitation. Natsuki’s family, the Jinnouchi clan, dates back to the Muromachi era (1336 to 1573), and they’ve all come together to celebrate the 90th birthday of the spunky matriarch of the family, Sakae. That’s when Kenji discovers his “summer job” is to pretend to be Natsuki’s fiance and dance with her at the birthday celebration. As Kenji attempts to keep up with Natsuki’s act around her family, he receives a strange math problem on his cell phone which, being a math genius, he can’t resist solving. As it turns out, the solution to the mysterious equation causes a bizarre parallel world to collide with Earth, and it’s up to Kenji and his new fake family to put reality back in order.


This is the best anime movie I've seen in a long time. I was literally on the edge of my seat for the last thirty minutes of the film. This one might even beat Tokikake for me. Coming from the same director, I expected something similar to it. I did not expect this. This movie just blew me away in every way it could have. The only way it could have been better is if the copy I obtained were in better quality. It... was not the best, to say the least. Regardless, it was amazing.

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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Enigma » Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:39 am

People who made T.G.W.L.T.T made this =)?I'm sure watch this later on.
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby guy07 » Sat Nov 28, 2009 1:49 pm

um ... what? :?
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Knowname » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:38 pm

TBFITSNANB STAT!!
If you do not think so... you will DIE
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby FunStorm » Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:31 pm

I will watch this for sure. Only thing that I don't like is that the main boy looks almost same as girl from T.G.W.L.T.T :) .
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Dar » Sun Nov 29, 2009 10:48 pm

is there an english fansub? ive seen bits but i havent been able to see the whole thing
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Ishbalan » Sun Nov 29, 2009 10:52 pm

Dar wrote:is there an english fansub? ive seen bits but i havent been able to see the whole thing

There is, but its a Korean hardsub with an ackompanying .ass subs file. Make sure you get version 2.
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Taite » Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:55 am

I'm glad someone finally posted a topic about Summer Wars. I've been waiting for the DVD release ever since it went in theaters.
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby mirkosp » Mon Jan 18, 2010 2:55 am

DVD and Blu-ray will be out on 3rd March from what I see on cdjapan. Guess I'll wait. :mrgreen:
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby EkaCoralian » Mon Jan 18, 2010 12:49 pm

The plotline sounds nuts. :shock:

... I must watch this soon. :up:
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby ZephyrStar » Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:46 pm

MIND = BLOWN.

This movie was fucking amazing.
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Taite » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:31 pm

must have dvd must have dvd must have dvd must have dvd
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby EkaCoralian » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:46 pm

Ok, so I finally was able to sit down and watch this movie! Whew, how I love free time in week-long spans. :'D
This was one fantastic movie, you weren't kidding! In the beginning when OZ was being introduced, I got somewhat of a, "Trapeze" vibe from it, and I began to think that if the entire movie was going to be like this, then I probably wouldn't enjoy it as much as I'd hoped (I'm not one for an abstract overflow in anime, really.) As the movie continued, I was pleasently surprised, and heck, I found myself wanting MORE scenes OZ!

There was only really one flaw in the movie from my eyes, and that was the originality is sadly lacked in the end.
Spoiler :
A nuclear missile's course could be changed due to this A.I?
Digimon The Movie.
This A.I's actions are affecting the entire world, since OZ is basically a global network?
Digimon The Movie.
Random people worldwide want justice, and thus want this A.I to disappear once and for all. And for this, they are willing to lend a hand and speak out.
Digimon. The. Movie.

And it really annoyed me because this movie had an absolutely brilliant plotline. Then again, its not like this is a rip-off, because technically if you place an A.I on a global network, its a necessity that it makes technology go haywire around the world. It's just that of all things, they choose to make a nuclear missile fall to the ground, just as Digimon did, that made me a little disappointed.
Although, I will say that Summer Wars brought up the idea behind changing the course of the missile a little better than Digimon did, because in Summer Wars, they at least mentioned this popular new missile at the beginning of the movie on the News.


But, besides that, I really loved this movie. Despite the ending, I believe I still will buy it if it releases on DVD. =)
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Re: Summer Wars

Postby Kellnerin » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:35 am

Summer Wars seems to be getting a positive response here, but doesn't seem that widely discussed. It's finally in cinemas here in Germany now, whilst I'm a little bit unconvinced by the trailer I think I'll go check it out as you guys are giving it the thumbs up.
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