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Seen on: 03/25/2020, 03/25/2019 (rewatch)

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Made in Abyss: Journey's Dawn (2019)

Directed by Masayuki Kojima

Adventure | Action | Fantasy

Most recently watched by sleestakk, sleestakk

Overview

Despite its myriad dangers, the Abyss still captures the imagination of young explorers like Riko, who wishes to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a Cave Raider. One day Riko receives news that her mother has died in the Abyss, yet a mysterious note tells Riko that her mother may still be alive. Vowing to uncover the truth, Riko embarks on a journey with a humanoid robot boy name Reg. Together they will discover if they have what it takes to survive where so many others have perished. The 1st of 2 compendium films drawn from the TV series with newly added scenes and storytelling.

Length 119 minutes

Actors

Maaya Sakamoto | Tetsu Inada | Mariya Ise | Mutsumi Tamura | Manami Numakura | Taishi Murata | Shiori Izawa | Miyu Tomita | Manami Hanawa

Viewing Notes

tbh I did not know this was based on a tv show (actually compiled from the episodes and made into a feature film) when I viewed this last year in theater. I suppose it makes sense now. I think I’m gonna rewrite the TMDb description so it aligns with the story.

I really like the world building and characters. Reminds me of an Final Fantasy game. I’m going to watch the rest of the episodes which make up the second feature which I somehow missed in theaters last year.

UPDATE: Holy cow I watched this exactly one year to the day after seeing it in theater. I don’t think I’ve ever done that before (honestly had no idea until I logged it just now).

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