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A fine example of Japanese animation
on 4 April 2002
Urotsukidoji was the first anime fim I bought, way back when it was first released in 1992. From that day I have been a huge fan of the film and it's certainly the type that leaves a lasting impression upon the mind!
Many critics damned this film claiming it was little more than a gory horror packed full of sex and violence. Fair to say this is true to an extent, but all the 'controversial' sex and viloence isn't arbatrary and does have meaning within the context of the story. Funny that the critics failed to mention the strong themes of love, romance and age-old struggles that are concentrated on more than the sex and violence.
This film is definetely one of my favourite anime (and I've seen a lot!) and I'd reccomend anyone to watch it - male and female. Just start off with an open mind and a liberal approach and you may see under what the critic's didn't.