Texhnolyze


Distributor: Geneon Animation
[Texhnolyze]
Ichise's grief only allows him to enjoy the pain of the fighting pits in the underground city of Lukuss. However, when a gang punishes Ichise by cutting his arm and leg off, his will to live overcomes the odds and attracts the attention of the ruling Orugano syndicate that controls the cybernetic Texhnolyze technology which is usually reserved for the elite.
TV Series: 22 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 69
Number of Review Sites: 7
Above Average

Review Links

Vol. 1-2 - "The show is simply unlikable - not hateful or spectacularly bad, but too lengthy for its own story, and ultimately unmemorable."
Anime Jump! (Jason Carter) - 2 stars (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "It almost belongs more in the foreign film section than with the rest of the anime on the shelf ..."
Anime News Network (Gabriel Reldman) - A-

Vol. 1 - "Texhnolyze is a series that's many things right from the start. " (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Anime on DVD

Vol. 1 - "Fans of more a more obtuse storytelling style should be sure to pick this one up." (John Sinnott) - 2 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

Vol. 1 - "Fans of dark sci-fi anime should give Texhnolyze a watch to see if it grabs them." (Joel Pearce) - 76 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Joel Pearce) - 87 (out of 100)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Joel Pearce) - 85 (out of 100)
DVD Verdict

Vol. 1 - "A wonderfully crafted tale of sadism and intrigue." (Efrain Diaz Jr.) - 7 (out of 10)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Efrain Diaz Jr.) - 7 (out of 10)
IGN

Vol. 1 - "Between the extremes of the experimental storytelling, moody music, horrific setting, fairly graphic sex and violence and beautifully rendered art, Texhnolyze would likely draw viewers even if it didn't have a story at all."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - A