In the distant future, two groups of soldiers battle for control of the least desirable piece of real estate in the known universe - a box canyon in the middle of nowhere.
Season 11: For over a decade, the hapless, helpless and occasionally hopeless anti-heroes of the Halo universe have fumbled their way from one adventure to another. But now that they have been shipwrecked, they will have to work together to survive their greatest foe of all… themselves.
Season 12: Shipwrecked, separated, and still sort of dumb. The Red and Blue soldiers of Project Freelancer are continuing their misadventures on Chorus.
Season 13: Stranded on the planet Chorus, the Reds and Blues must convince two enemy armies to join forces or suffer complete annihilation at the hands of a bloodthirsty war lord.
Turning Point offers invaluable peeps at Miyazaki’s mind at work, including the way he grows his imagery out of lyrical ideas. “I am experiencing old age for the first time in my life,” he comments at one point, managing to be both wise and dotty at the same time.
Hugh, phew, barneys and boobs, cutthroats, demons and blood...
If this show dropped all the extreme fan-service it would still be an exciting action-horror adventure, not far removed from an extended arc of Supernatural or the like. As it is, you get that and a show that would have broken the jiggle counter if anime DVDs still had them. After decades of evolution, even harem comedies can produce a show with some substance.
Does the future of anime lie on the big screen, and if so, will developments in cinema exhibition technologies redefine its form, content and audiences in the digital age? These are questions many are asking as pundits declare conventional anime’s glory days to be a thing of the past.