Key: The Metal Idol (1994)





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Tokiko "Key" Mima's is a completely human looking robot that lives in a farming valley in present day Japan. Her grandfather has just died in an "accident". He makes a tape recording telling her his final wishes and how to become human. Key needs to make 30,000 friends to make the transformation. Helping Key are her mysterious powers and her friends who believe that she is just a delusional girl who thinks she is a robot because she grew up in a house full of robots. They believe that the 30,000 friends will snap her out of it. Their only obstacle is the mysterious corporation that killed her grandfather and their robots that are fueled by the same power as Key's.
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got hooked on anime like most of it ( adult themed) { no ,not the porn kind} this girl you want to take under your wing .and you feel for her

kevin campbell
kevin campbell

"Key" as they call her, is an emotionless robot girl, whose organic father was recently murdered. His dying wish is for Key to become human, but to do that she must make 30,000 friends. Key and her friends set out to fulfill her dream, while mysterious events and people, a heavy-metal rock star, a religious cult leader, and the head of a war robotics company, start to connect to a nearly forgotten past. There is more than meets the eye to Key as strange phenomena unfold as does her future.

Alex Eisenhauer
Alex Eisenhauer

Anime at it's finest... This series has everything to offer. I never thought the same about anime ever again after this series. I recommend that people watch it...

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