Amazon Prime Video has released a press release to recommend anime fans a series of must-see products available on their streaming platform.
Among these we find the tetralogy of Rebuild of Evangelion arriving on the 13th of this month, but also series already available such as The attack of the Giants, Bleach And Toradora, together with timeless classics of the caliber of Cat eyes And Akira. Let’s find out below.
The best anime on Prime Video
To the delight of fans, August 13 arrives exclusively on Prime Video Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon a Time, the last chapter of “Rebuild of Evangelion”, the film saga centered on the characters of the series that has been thrilling young and old since 1995 with its adventures to save the earth. In the meantime, we offer you some titles from the vast library of souls available on Prime Video: films and animated series to retrace the best of Japanese animation, from the first season of “Lupine III” – dated 1972 – to the most recent Demon Slayer – The Mugen Train, passing through Bleach, The attack of the Giants, Paranoia Agent, Vinland Saga, and cult classics like Akira, Ghost in the Shell, Conan – The boy from the future And Berserk, all available, with many other titles anime, on Prime Video. Good vision!
EVANGELION – All the films of the acclaimed film saga are available on Prime Video “Rebuild of Evangelion”, Which retrace the events of the homonymous series souls until the highly anticipated final chapter Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (from August 13 on Prime Video). Few series have had the same success and cultural impact as Evangelion, the fruit of director Hideaki Anno’s creative flair, and it will now be possible to retrace the entire story to its epic conclusion.
BLEACH – Ichigo Kurosaki is 15 years old and is a high school student who possesses the extraordinary ability to see ghosts. When he meets Rukia, a Shinigami who helps lost souls find peace, his not so normal life becomes even more special … The first 3 seasons of one of the most followed anime in the 2000s, entered the top ten of the most popular programs numerous times. seen on Japanese TV.
LUPINE III – Lupine III, Jigen, Goemon and Fujiko: the most famous band of thieves in the world of animation, created by the legendary mangaka Monkey Punch in 1967, accompanied with his adventures the childhood of more than a generation and is now available with series and films (animated and live action) for aficionados of all ages. Starting from the first series from 1972 until the recent film Lupine III – The First of 2020.
ATTACK OF THE GIANTS – For a hundred years now, the high walls surrounding Shiganshina have defended the town from a danger that the inhabitants refuse even to mention. One day an immense Giant opens a breach in the protective walls. Young Eren feels like a captive animal and decides to join the Research Corps to eliminate every single Giant! An incredibly successful global phenomenon, presented in all four of its seasons.
AKIRA – Year 2019: the great metropolises were wiped out after the Third World War. Tokyo is the scene of clashes between motorcycle gangs, and among these the gang of young Kaneda and Tetsuo stands out. The secret police try to put a stop to the threat in order to continue the development of the top-secret Akira project. Since 1988 Akira he influenced directors and writers from all over the world thanks to his cyberpunk imagery, managing to enter the ranking of the 500 greatest films of all time drawn up by Empire.
RIDE YOUR WAVE – Hinako is a surfing lover who, after being trapped in her apartment by a fire, is rescued by Minato, a firefighter with a strong desire to help others. The two fall in love, however Minato suddenly dies. The young woman discovers, however, that, singing a song that the two particularly loved, Minato reappears in the water. Latest film by the brilliant director Masaaki Yuasa, awarded at the Shanghai International Film Festival as best animation.
CAT EYES – Welcome to Cat’s Eye, an elegant and quiet place. Get to know the three owners, the beautiful sisters Kelly, Sheila and Tati, and discover their little secret: the three girls are very famous and appear on all the news pages under the name of “Cat’s Eyes”, the gang specializing in daring thefts of works of art. Both series of this hugely popular and beloved 1984 cartoon are available on Prime Video.
PARANOIA AGENT – An elementary school kid nicknamed “Shonen Bat” spins in roller skates and attacks passersby with his folded golden club. Two investigators start investigations to stop him from carrying out any more attacks, but will soon discover that this case hides far more than they can imagine. An unforgettable journey into the common feeling, the only animated series by the late Satoshi Kon.
HAIKYU! – THE ACE OF THE VOLLEY – The exciting challenges of the Karasuno team and the young Hinata’s dream of being able to become a volleyball ace, despite her small stature. Based on the blockbuster manga of the same name, the anime has quickly made its way as one of the most popular sports cartoons of recent times, and is available on Prime Video in all four of its seasons.
VINLAND SAGA – We are around the year 1000 and the Vikings are a violent and terrible power. Thorfinn, the son of the most valiant warrior, spent his youth on the battlefield seeking revenge for the death of his parent, with the fantastic land called Vinland in his head. Taken from the popular historical manga of the same name, Vinland Saga its first series has already earned the attention of public and critics thanks to the careful mix of historical reconstruction and narrative interweaving.
THE GARDEN OF WORDS – Takao is a young student who dreams of becoming a shoe designer. One day he decides to skip school to draw in a delightful and secluded public garden. He does not imagine that this decision will completely change his life thanks to the meeting with the mysterious Yukino … Perfect film for those who want to start discovering the world of anime, thanks to a fast-moving plot and high-quality animations.
TORADORA! – Ryuji is a quiet boy, shy and obsessed with cleaning the house. On the first day of school in the new high school she meets / collides with a strange girl named Taiga: despite being small and cute, Taiga has an extremely short temper and no one can stop her once she starts throwing punches. However, Ryuji uncovers a Taiga secret that no one else knows. Toradora! it is perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in a fun but also emotionally impactful teenage story.
CONAN – THE BOY OF THE FUTURE – After a nuclear catastrophe, the planet is almost entirely covered by water. Young Conan, who lives with his grandfather on a remote island, one day finds a fainting girl named Lana on the beach. When Indastria’s soldiers kidnap her, Conan will try to save her, starting an adventure that will change the very fate of the world. Made in 1978, Conan – The boy from the future is one of the first works of Hayao Miyazaki, a legend of Japanese animation.
DEMON SLAYER – THE MUGEN TRAIN – Tanjiro and Nezuko, along with Zenitsu and Inosuke, join one of the most powerful swordsmen of the demon slaying team, the Pillar of Flames Rengoku Kyojuro! The group will face the demon aboard the Mugen train, launched at insane speed on the tracks of absolute desperation, thus falling into an infinite dream! The long-awaited film featuring the characters from the hit anime series is finally available exclusively on Prime Video.
BERSERK – The kingdom of Midland is plunged into chaos and at war with its neighbors. Among the terrified inhabitants appears a mysterious warrior armed with a huge sword: his name is Guts and he bears a mysterious sign on his body that makes him the target of continuous attacks by demons. Guts is in the lands of Midland in search of Femto, one of the demons belonging to the so-called Hand of God. From the pen of the great Kentarō Miura, who died prematurely last May, here is the first series taken from the highest-grossing manga, which this year marks the over 50 million copies sold.