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Project ARMS (2001)
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Project ARMS (2001)
Original name: プロジェクトアームズ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: ARMS is an manga series that is heavily influenced by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The series is created by Kyoichi Nanatsuki and Ryoji Minagawa. In 1999, the manga received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen. The manga was adapted as an anime series called Project ARMS. It stars a young man named Ryo Takatsuki, who at the beginning of the series believes that he was in an accident causing his right arm to be severed from his body. However, as the story progresses, it is revealed that he was actually a test subject for experiments involving genetics and an "ARMS" nanomachine implant, along with 3 other youths: Kei Karuma, Takeshi Tomoe, and Hayato Shingu. They all meet under strange circumstances and after many battles they set off on a journey to rescue Ryo's girlfriend Katsumi Akagi who is kidnapped by the Egrigori. The Egrigori are the creators of the ARMS technology.
Style: psychological, psychotronic
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural power, teenager, supernatural, super weapon, martial arts, monster, school, violence, technology, super strength, teenage girl, power, supernatural ability, fighting the system, high school, attack, shapeshifting, swearing, super powers, profanity, long haired male, strong language, male with long hair, monsters

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