Netflix’s first feature-length anime movie, BLAME!, is two hours of claustrophobic cyberpunk horror that does many things well. Aside from telling a more coherent story than the manga it’s adapted from, BLAME! thrives with its depiction of truly terrifying, vicious A.I. robot monsters.
Created by Polygon Pictures and Hiroyuki Seshita, BLAME! features an eerily stoic protagonist named Killy as he wanders through an endlessly replicating techno-labyrinth that extends in all directions, controlled by a bizarre cross between an A.I. and the internet called the Netsphere. Killy is in search of a human with the Net Terminal Gene, which is the only way to interface with the Netsphere and regain control of what’s referred to as simply “The City.”Read More... Netflix’s Unrated Anime ‘Blame!’ Debuts Grisly A.I. Monsters