X (X: Their Destiny Was Foreordained 1999) (1996)
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Clamp, Japan's acclaimed all-female animation group, created this futuristic animated adventure with veteran anime director Rintaro. As the Year of Destiny dawns, the fate of the universe rests on the shoulders of Kamui Shiro, a young warrior whose destiny is to defeat one of two armies, the Dragons of Earth or the Dragons of Heaven. His choice will determine whether humanity survives or is banished from the Earth; meanwhile, two oracles, Hinoto and Kanoe, have seen opposing visions of the
Jan 1, 1996 Wide
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Part of the reason it moves so slowly is that it takes time to introduce the 20 or so main characters in the film, and it takes some time to show each of these characters being hacked to death with swords.
Earth versus Heaven is always an interesting conflict, but it's seldom looked so beautiful.
An all-female studio made X. However, don't expect any feminist insights: the villainess still has huge jugs . . .
The spectacular artwork and animation go a long way toward keeping the audience captivated.
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