All you folks kvetching about the on-again/off-again sequel to Black Rock Shooter should just relax.
The second episode of Hoshi ni negai wo, a pair of OVAs that are part Lain, part Matrix, and maybe a little bit of Clannad, showed up a few days ago.
Hunt it down and watch it!
The first episode, Cold body x Warm heart introduces us to Hikari Stellamaris, her mother (a sentient computer that runs her ship, the Armadillo), and their world. While surfing cyberspace, Hikari encounters a floating blob, which she loads into a bit of spare hardware, to discover that it’s the preserved consciousness of a forgotten video-game programmer. They have a few adventures, dodging the firewalls and antivirus software of their universe.
In the second film in the Hoshi no negai wo series, Fantastic Cat, Hikari meets the doll-jointed Lily,
The girl was all alone in the world.
encounters a cobbled together plush Cheshire Cat,
and brings about the end of za Waruldo.
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