Blu-ray Anime Review: First Squad & Legend of the Millennium Dragon

First Squad

Written by Misha Shprits, Aljoscha Klimov | Directed by Yoshiharu Ashino

A collaboration between Russia and Japan, under the auspices of acclaimed animation studio Studio 4°C, creators of The Animatrix and Halo: Legends, First Squad tells the story of Nadya, a very special 14-year-old girl – with amazing psychic powers and trained as an assassin, she is recruited by the Russian army during World War II to become a member of First Squad, a special fighting unit specializing in combating paranormal forces. When she is the last member left standing in a brutal attack, she is returned to the unit for a special project – to bring her comrades back from the dead to fight Von Wolff, a 700-year-old spirit brought back to life to help the Nazis take over the world.

Legend Of The Millennium Dragon

Written by Naruhisa Arakawa | Directed by Hirotsugu Kawasaki

Based on Takafumi Takada’s 2-volume novel of the same name,

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