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Anime Review: 'C: Control - The Money and Soul of Possibility' |

Serdar Yegulalp writes: "Penniless college student Kimimaro is given the chance to make a fortune in the “Financial District,” an alternate dimension where people, “Entrepreneurs,” use their own future as collateral in gladiatorial games. The winners walk off with riches that can be spent in the real world; the losers are stripped of their jobs, their families, and sometimes even their very existences. What’s more, a fellow Entrepreneur, Mikuni, is hatching a plan to use the dynamics of the Financial District to save the real world—but he may end up only hastening its demise all the more.

This spectacular mix of topical subject matter (financial crises, the economies of nations) and slam-bang action yielded up one of the best shows of 2012."

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