A very minor OAV based on an equally minor manga. Who cared about a manga about a Japanese fireman when there were so many manga of more dramatic s-f adventures?
This is a studio I’d like to research much further! They were one of many industrial film companies producing promotional and educational films in the 40s through the 60s.
Grey began as a futuristic war manga by Yoshihisa Tagami, reprinted in the U.S. as a high-quality American comic book, with an introduction by Harlan Ellison.
EDITOR: Jerry Beck
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