Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Anime 
TL;DR
Scryed Movie 1-2 Review
s-CRY-ed Alteration Tao, s-CRY-ed Alteration Quan
スクライドオルタレイション TAO, スクライドオルタレイション QUAN

Synopsis

A strange environmental phenomenon 22 years ago in the Kanazawa prefecture caused the land to split and protrude upwards reaching unprecedented heights, creating the secluded area known as The Lost Ground. Kazuma is a young mercenary who lives in the Lost Ground, looking for any work he can find to sustain his livelihood within the harsh environment. He is one of the few people that are gifted with the Alter ability, which allows him to plaster his right arm and torso with a metallic alloy. When this mercenary encounters HOLY, an order whose purpose is to suppress and capture what they call Native Alter Users, and one of the elite members of HOLY, Ryuho, an epic rivalry begins.

Directed by

Written by

Screenplay by

Music by

Rating

  • The overall rating of the show.

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Animation

  • Animation quality and consistency for that time. 

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Story

  • How well the story flows and keeps you engaged.

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Pros

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text.

Cons

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text.

Overview

On April 8, 2011, Sunrise announced on the official s-CRY-ed Japanese website the series would be re-released and re-mastered in a two-movie release comprising the entire series and including new footage, titled s-CRY-ed Alteration, as part of the s-CRY-ed 10th Anniversary Project.

– s-CRY-ed Alteration Tao – November 19, 2011
– s-CRY-ed Alteration Quan – March 10, 2012

Alternative title

– s-CRY-ed Alteration Tao
– s-CRY-ed Alteration Quan
– スクライドオルタレイション TAO
– スクライドオルタレイション QUAN(クアン)

TL;DR Review

The s-CRY-ed movie is a two parts re-mastered release comprising the series and including new footage.

Most of the scenes are low detail blobs. I feel all they did was blew up the resolution, run a cell-shading filter to smooth it out, then called it a re-master.

The editing is all over the place. Scene jump in and out while some were cut down to like a half second flash. If you blink, you’ll miss it. The story doesn’t flow very well if you have not seen the TV version. The movies seem more for people who have seen the TV and want a quick recap, or I like to say, re-cash.

I recall liking the TV series when it first aired but watching the recap movie now, I am beginning to question if I was just young and impressionable then.

The main character is a cliche. He is loud and obnoxious but supposedly has a heart of gold. His motivation to fight isn’t so much to stand up for the underdog, but because of his pride. None of the other supporting characters are any more fleshed out or relatable.

Combat is rather repetitive. The same moves are reused over and over and mainly boiled down to two characters screaming each other name while trading blows.

I can’t recommend the movie to anyone. I will revisit the TV series but at this point, I can’t say if I would even recommend the TV version. s-CRY-ed contains graphic violence and some suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for young teens.

Similar Title 
Recommendations

SagaofTanyatheEvil-Header-TV1-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

The Saga of Tanya the Evil Season 1 Review

An unnamed atheist Japanese salaryman, in the moment of being murdered by a disgruntled subordinate whom he had fired due to poor performance at work, ...
TokyoGhoul-Header-TV1-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 Review

Tokyo is haunted by mysterious ghouls who are devouring humans. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are masked in mystery. ...
Spriggan-Header-Movie-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Spriggan Movie Review

Spriggan was initially released as Striker in the North American English translation, as it is the English translation of the word "Spriggan" from Cornish. Many ...
Deadmanwonderland-WP10-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Deadman Wonderland Season 1 Review

A massive earthquake ravaged Japan's mainland and destroyed most of Tokyo, sinking three-quarters of it into the ocean. Ten years later, the story starts with ...
ChivalryofaFailedKnight-Header-TV-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Chivalry of a Failed Knight Season 1 Review

In a time and place where one's soul can be morphed into a weapon, there are modern-day magicians called Mage Knights. Although Kurogane Ikki is ...
TokyoGhoul-Header-LVMovie1-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Tokyo Ghoul Live Action Movie Review

Ken Kaneki, a normal college student who, after being taken to a hospital, discovers that he underwent a surgery that transformed him into a half-ghoul ...
ACertainMagicalIndex-Header-TV1-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

A Certain Magical Index Season 1 Review

The story is set in Academy City (学園都市 Gakuen Toshi), a technologically advanced city located in the west of Tokyo that is known for its ...
ACertainMagicalIndex-Header-TV2-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

A Certain Magical Index Season 2 Review

On a transfer from England to Japan the "The Book of the Law" has been stolen. This is all the more disturbing since deciphering this ...
Baccano-Header-600-2-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Baccano! Season 1 Review

The series, often told from multiple points of view, is mostly set within a fictional United States during various time periods, most notably the Prohibition ...
SwordArtOnline-Header-TV1-600-300x169 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review

Sword Art Online Season 1 Review

The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only ...

Related 
Review

Take a peek at these related reviews.

Featured Music

s-CRY-ed Alteration Tao, s-CRY-ed Alteration Quan
Playlist

A collection of notable music and song from this series.

Music

Closing Theme

Movie (TAO)

  1. “Reckless Fire 2011” by Yasuaki Ide

Movie (QUAN)

  1. “Spirits” by Sakai Mikio
s-CRY-ed-Header-Movie2011-600 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review
Play Video
s-CRY-ed-Header-Movie2011-600 Scryed Movie 1-2 Review
Play Video

Featured Video

s-CRY-ed Alteration Tao, s-CRY-ed Alteration Quan

A collection of notable videos, ranging from a fan-created trailer, music video, opening, and ending clip.

Jung Freud
"The moon is great, you're weightless! On Earth, your bra's too tight, your shoulders are in knots, and soon your boobs sag."
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Credits

Photo

All images are copyright to their respective owners.

Photo by Nicolas LB, Jon Flobrant, and Yvette de Wit on Unsplash.

Close Menu