Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) Advance – Video Review
A video review of the 2009 anime film “Evangelion 2.22: You Can [Not] Advance” by director(s) Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki, and Masayuki.
Author: Miguel Douglas
The students are all held captive by the government, and brought to a room where a man in a military uniform, Hoshou Takagi, stands to address the students of the new Navy Exclusive version of the Program. While the students are recovering from the sudden announcement, the intoxicated Itou is grabbed by the hair and has her long locks forcefully shaved off. As Makoto rushes to her friends side she meets the end of a gun, and her fathers talisman ripped from her neck.
Forty-two ninth graders embark on what they think is a graduation camping trip. Unbeknownst to them, they’ve been taken to the practically deserted island of Okishima to serve as the next contestants on The Program, a state-sponsored reality tv show. The show’s premise is simple, if terrifying: within three days the participants must kill each other until only one student remains.
A young Yakuza, who is looking to make a name for himself, shoots Zatoichi in the back with a musket. Zatoichi is wounded, but is aided by a stranger: Miss Kuni. After recovering, Zatoichi travels to her home to thank her and repay her kindness by assisting in what household chores he can do.
A video review of the 2010 anime film “The Borrower Arrietty” by director Hiromasa Yonebayashi.