The Mystical Laws (Shinpi no hô) (2012)



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When the earth and humankind are in danger, you will learn about the mystical laws that rule the world you live in. (c) Official Site
Action & Adventure , Animation , Art House & International
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If you're an anime fan, you already know to look past the mumbo jumbo plots and enjoy the visual scope of a battle between good and evil.

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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Religious mumbo-jumbo, turgid storytelling and lackluster animation drag down this anime fantasy.

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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Who conceived this ponderous, quasi-evangelical hokum, anyway?

Full Review… | November 22, 2012
New York Times
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The Mystical Laws is an (un)holy mess, a religious tract masquerading as a paint-by-numbers hero's journey.

Full Review… | November 20, 2012
Village Voice
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"The Mystical Laws" works neither as a straightforward sci-fi anime nor as a recruitment and advancement tool for the beliefs of Happy Science.

Full Review… | October 18, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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