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Release Date: June 07, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «Shadow of the Lens»
Genres    :   Animation, Action, Science Fiction
Production Companies    :   TOHO, EE Doc Smith MK Company, MK Productions Ltd., Madhouse, Kodansha
Director    :   Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Kazuyuki Hirokawa
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Soji Yoshikawa, Edward E. Smith
RunTime    :   107 mins.

In this animated adaptation of E. E. Doc Smith's groundbreaking science fiction serial "Grey Lensman" from the 1930s-1950s, Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companion, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was dying, he mysteriously passed on the Lens to Kim. With more companions to come by, Kim must find out the purpose of the Lens before the Boskone dynasty does.

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