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Status: Completed Studio: Released: 2009 Duration: 1 hr. 42 min. Type: Episodes: 1 Posted by: AC Released on: Updated on:

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Synopsis Redline

Every five years, an exhilarating race called Redline is held, and the universe's most anticipated competition has only one rule: that there are none. Racers are pushed to their absolute limit—a feeling that daredevil driver JP knows all too well. Having just qualified to participate in Redline, he is eager to battle against the other highly skilled drivers, particularly the beautiful rising star and the only other human that qualified, Sonoshee McLaren.

But this year's Redline may be far more dangerous than usual—it has been announced to take place on the planet Roboworld with its trigger-happy military and criminals who look to turn the race to their own advantage. However, the potential danger doesn't stop the racers; in fact, it only adds to the thrill. Relying solely on his vehicle's speed, JP prepares for the event to come, aiming to take first place in the biggest race of his life.

The Anime Critic Reviews: Redline

If you’re seeking a high-octane serving of pure exhilaration, you’ve found it. ‘Redline’ is not just a movie—it’s an adrenaline rush. What if ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was animated and took place in outer space, this is the vibe that ‘Redline’ brings. Daredevil street-racing is the ultimate sport of the cosmos and JP, a daredevil driver armed with his passion, attitude, and a customized car, is all set to conquer it and you are along for the ride!

The foundation of ‘Redline’s’ story is high-stakes intergalactic racing event known as Redline, akin to Olympics, but with faster and meaner cars along with brutal consequences. Our protagonist, JP, is a racing wild-card lacking the sponsor support, but armed with immense driving skills and fearless bamboozle. The plot revolves around his journey to emerge victorious against all odds, racing through deadly terrains with his heart on sleeve and love interest in tow. Now let’s race onto the review.

Art and Animation

‘Redline’ is a visual tour de force. This animated piece takes outlandish visuals and takes it to the next level. With hand-drawn animation, it eschews the current trend of CGI-laden anime. These unique visuals play a crucial role in bringing the vibrant world of ‘Redline’ to life. Cars turning into dog-fights mid-race or racers navigating alien terrains, it’s a wild and engaging sci-fi spectacle throughout.

Story and Characters

While the movie is built on the foundation of mind-boggling races, at its core, ‘Redline’ remains a heartfelt story of an underdog’s road to victory. JP, despite the whitewashed world of glitz and glamour, manages to keep his integrity intact. He’s rough around the edges but impossibly likable. The burgeoning romance between JP and his competitor Sonoshee adds a delicate narrative contrast to the fierce races.

Sound and Music

The soundtrack is phenomenal, getting your blood pumping and folding you into the entire racing experience. The use of music to illustrate the intense racing sequences, touching character moments and the chilling countdown to the race, it’s incredibly immersive and adds to the overall atmosphere of the series.

Final Verdict

‘Redline’ isn’t your average anime movie; it’s a powerhouse of a cinema-going experience. It doesn’t strive to be experimental or convoluted but sticks to the roots of good storytelling and character-centric narrative with a ton of visual pizzazz. It beams with uniqueness and showcases the boundless potential of the ‘anime’ medium.

For those considering whether to buy, rent, or stream the anime, I would say this— If you’re a diehard fan of anime or racing, ‘Redline’ is a must-have addition to your collection, a movie you can revisit and stay fascinated by its detail and high-paced action. If casual viewing is your gig, give it a stream. Walk into the world of ‘Redline’; it’s an exhilarating race you won’t soon forget!

8.28 / 10 Reviewer
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Redline boasts incredible hand-drawn animation which brings its high-octane, futuristic racing scenes to life. Its unique and engaging characters, complemented by an equally thrilling soundtrack, leave a lasting impression on the viewers.
Redline's intense color palette and raging action may be overwhelming to some viewers, causing a sensory overload. The plot seems to lack depth, focusing more on visuals and action sequences than character development or a highly complex storyline.
Redline is a high-octane thrill ride of an anime, filled with breath-taking visuals and heart-stopping races. It brings together an eccentric mix of characters and unparalleled animation brilliance. The review delves into its adrenaline-fueled storyline and the unique touch of character development, making Redline an exhilarating watch for fans of high-speed action and stunning visual storytelling.
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Characters & Voice Actors

JP Main
Kimura, Takuya Japanese
McLaren, Sonoshee Main
Aoi, Yuu Japanese
Shinkai Supporting
Anister, Travastila Supporting
Tsuda, Kanji Japanese
Tetsujin, MachineHead Supporting
Ishii, Kouji Japanese
Frisbee Supporting
Asano, Tadanobu Japanese
BoiBoi Supporting
Sakai, Akane Japanese
Lynchman Supporting
Gashuin, Tatsuya Japanese
Deyzuna Otouto Supporting
Miyake, Kenta Japanese
BosBos Supporting
Kobayashi, Akemi Japanese

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