Innocent Venus is set in the not so distant future that portrays
the Earth as a devastated planet. Plagued by hurricanes across the
globe and leaving the planet in an almost catatonic ice age, the
world's governments have relatively crumbled and new factions have
Although Europe and the US are in chaos, Japan has almost recovered
from this disaster, thanks to the futuristic technology. With
rebellions igniting across the country, two men Jin and Joe have
been given the task of escorting a young girl named Sana across this
Even the story reeks of stock standard Japanese anime, it's
easy to be drawn into the unique story and likeable characters. The
first volume of Innocent Venus contains enough twists, thrills and
some brilliant battle scenes that will have some anime lovers
wanting more and fortunately there are more DVD's to come.
The creators of Innocent Venus should also be awarded for their
visuals which is truly eye candy with its basic yet detailed
animation that is matched with a wondrous colour palette.
Entertaining, although quite clichéd!