Life was just a bad dream. Just completed my rerun of the series. After 18 years it is still stunning. Melancholia poured over space opera. However the universe might be large, there's no place you will be free of your burden. Whatever amounts of light years you can put between people, a separation is still a separation and can hurt until the very end.
Shinichiro Watanabe's masterpiece and an essential part of Japanese animation. Displaying his love and tribute for American and Western culture: through Jazz and Rock music, Spaghetti Westerns, Film-Noir, Blaxploitation, Americana backdrops, and of course science-fiction. An original and provocative take for anime with memorable characters.