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Coming This Fall: Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou

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Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou is a 24 episode, action/superpower (not the only one at that) show, animated by Bones and directed by Seiji Mizushima, who previously worked to together to create the original Full Metal Alchemist.

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The synopsis for this one reads: “The stage is set in “another Japan” as a banquet of diverse superhumans unfolds… In an imaginary “age of gods” about 20 years after the war, Japan has grown and developed by leaps and bounds. What if all the superhumans ever written about in fictional stories existed at the same time? Superhumans who came into existence through different circumstances, and who are special in different ways—Titans from outer space, lifeforms from a mystical world, phantoms and goblins from ancient times, cyborgs created by scientists, relics that rose out of the ruins of ancient civilizations, and the list goes on. One segment of these superhumans makes no secret of their existence and has gained popularity in society. Others cloak their identities and fight in secrecy. There are enemies of superhumans as well, organizations that operate in the shadows. The Japanese government has taken many measures to secure peace and order. One is the establishment of an organization under the Ministry of Health and Welfare—the Overpopulation Research Laboratory, a.k.a. the Superhuman Bureau. Their mission is to identify and approach superhumans, then oversee and safeguard them. One member of the Superhuman Bureau, Jirou Hitoyoshi, is protagonist of this series.” (Source)

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The PV features very colorful art and a James-Bond Esque music style. It’s a little odd, on one hand you have the characters act very serious, but on the other hand you have cutesy color palette and a cloud with a clown face. At any rate this is from an accomplished crew and a respected studio, so I’m expecting big things.

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou will begin airing October 4th, 2015.

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GJ Corban
Hi there, I'm GJ Corban, that stands for Gregory Jr., but I've been accidentally called CJ, DJ, JJ, and even Jesus... thrice. Other than that I'm just a guy obsessed with storytelling and the culture and news that surround it.

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