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Now and Then, Here and There: anime review

Title: Now and then, Here and there
Genre: sci-fi, fantasy, drama
Released date: October 14, 1999 – January 20, 2000
Episode: 13
Director: Hideyuki Kurata
Animated by: AIC, Geneon Entertainment
Comment: Now and Then, Here and There begins when Shu meets Lala Ru, a girl from another world. Shu is involuntary drawn into another universe which is plagued by never ending war. Hellywood is a military nation ruled by a mad king who only seeks power over the world. Villages are burned, children are kidnapped to join the army and are trained to kill and obey orders without thinking. Anyone who disagrees is executed. Even in Hali Bars which at first seems like a utopia is also driven by the anger and vengeance of men. Shu, who comes from peaceful Japan, is probably the only sane person in this world and he suffers greatly trying to rescue Lala Ru. Continue reading