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R.O.D - READ OR DIE - DVD Movie
Yomiko Readman is a bespectacled substitute teacher who spends every cent she earns on books. When a weird humanoid riding a buglike monster tries to steal a rare book from her, Yomiko performs some amazing battle moves using pieces of paper as weapons. She's immediately drafted into the British Library Special Engineering Force, assigned to Operation Manuscript Retrieval. The mutant clones of a demented scientist are stealing rare books from libraries around the world. The resurrected scientist plans to destroy the human race by reconstructing and broadcasting Beethoven's lost "Death Symphony," which will compel everyone who hears it to commit suicide: it's up to Yomiko and her teammates to stop him. This slight, off-the-wall sci-fi adventure boasts handsome designs, polished animation, and skillful direction; it's a pity the artists weren't given a better vehicle for their talents. (Unrated: suitable for ages 14 and older: considerable violence, grotesque imagery) --Charles Solomon
Delivered in very good condition, arrived on the promised day. All in all, delivery=A+.
Very enjoyable story, music and art. Read more
This is one of those anime that defined it's generation with excelling animation and story. Great for anime fans and those interested in the genre itself.Published 12 months ago by californian otaku
Now this is something to sink your literary teeth into! What a wonderful, and exciting, story! Action, romance, fantasy and sci-fi all wrapped into one. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Walter D. Fitzgerald
If you like history and reading then this a great start to watch before watching the series ROD the TV.
I even turned my bookworm sister-in-law onto this...she loved it too.
Anime does not get much better than this 1 -while the continuing series is entertaining-THIS ONE is something so rare-IT is eye poping historical in the most interesting & fresh... Read morePublished 21 months ago by walter
I loved this show when it first aired on adult swim years ago and was very happy to have found it again. I really recommend watching it.Published 22 months ago by Chasity Carroll
Fantastic Series I definitely recommend it to any anime fan. The only problem I have with it, is it's too short lol. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Dakota Dugger
I've been recently collecting numerous titles I watched when I was younger and this was at the top of my list. Read morePublished on June 13, 2013 by Tiffany
I love this series.I'm very happy to have found a used copy ins such pristine condition and am watching it right now as I get ready for bed to go to work :)Published on May 21, 2013 by Amazon Customer