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Brynhildr in the Darkness (2014)
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Brynhildr in the Darkness (2014)
Original name: 極黒のブリュンヒルデ
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When he was a child, Murakami was friends with a girl he called Kuroneko. One day, while trying to prove the existence of aliens to Murakami, she is killed in an accident that he barely survives. Guilty of his role in the accident, Murokami decides to dedicate his life to proving that aliens exist. Then, one day, a new student with mysterious powers transfers into his class who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kuroha, Neko.
Style: romantic, serious, captivating, suspense, stylized, ambiguous ending
Plot: secret laboratory, danger, good versus evil, telescope, guilt, doom, childhood friend, childhood friends, high school student, outer space, ufo, research, astronomy, harem, love, survival, school, student, money, police, hacker, scientist, friendship, violence, food ...
Place: japan

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