DIVE INTO A DEEP-SEA MILITARY ADVENTURE!! A high-tech terrorist plagues the ocean... To counter the subversive activities of the USR, a shadowy terrorist group menacing the seas, the leading nations of the world join forces to form the Peace Keeping Navy (PKN). Its inauguration ceremony, however, quickly turns into disaster as Admiral Red, charismatic leader of the USR, launches a surprise attack on the PKN. With fi erce fi repower, Red lets his intentions be known that he will destroy anything that gets in the way of his twisted vision of an ideal future... Dive into this exciting deep-sea military action-adventure thriller, as Captain Hayami and the crew of the 707 try to outwit Admiral Red's gargantuan nuclear submarine!
Although billed as "The Movie," Submarine 707 Revolution
is actually two OVAs grafted together. The major naval powers of the world unite to form the Peace Keeping Navy (PKN) to combat the sinister actions of the USR and Admiral Red. With his super-powerful submarine the UX
, Red trashes every ship that crosses his path in a campaign to cleanse the oceans of polluters. When Red destroys the top-of-the-line American nuclear sub, the Great Guardian
, the 707
, the good old Japanese diesel-powered "bucket of bolts" under commander Hayami sails to the fore. There are several potential storylines to the OVAs: Red and his family, Hayami and his family, the three cadets aboard the 707
, but the filmmakers don't really tell any of them. 707 Revolution
remains a pedestrian mishmash devoid of interesting characters or any real plot. (Rated 13 and older: violence, tobacco and alcohol use) --Charles Solomon