Breaking B, the Beginning Down Before Home Video Busts The Demons Loose!

Koku is an enigma. He’s an alien of sorts and has lost his memory. The only thing that keeps him going is a search for his beloved, someone who knows what his mission is, and the trail of breadcrumbs he leaves behind is rather bloody. Keith is a Royal Investigation Service agent (RIS) and the two are close to butting heads more often than not. The detective believes the Koku is B the Killer.

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B: The Beginning – Season One available to pre-order on Amazon USA [Blu-ray]ir?t=wiupgeatthmo 20&l=am2&o=1&a=B08B73FLRP
By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

Release Date:
Oct 6, 2020

Shout! Factory

Before Netflix acquired the license to air B the Series, the animation made on spec certainly teased at a techno supernatural crime thriller. The pilot was very short, but it was very teasing of what feels like Highlander meets The Incredible Hulk meets X-Files because of a certain berserker wandering around the kingdom of Cremona and secret conspiracies going on.

Kazuto Nakazawa created this universe, and when considering his impressive resume includes creating the animated sequence in Kill Bill Vol 1 and he’s the character designer of El Hazard, I became intrigued. There were moments where I couldn’t help but think of Neon Genesis Evangelion. Well, that’s how I read this anime so far, especially after watching the second disc of the blu-ray release, which contains episodes five to seven and includes an interview with this creator who gives us a better breakdown of what he had in mind for the series. We have an introduction of who Killer B is–an anti-hero.

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