The Animatrix

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Animatrix

The Animatrix is a collection of nine CG and anime short films set in the world of The Matrix, partly written by the Wachowski brothers. Each short is directed by a different acclaimed anime director. It includes "The Second Renaissance" (the prequel to The Matrix), "Final Flight of the Osiris" (which sets the scene for both The Matrix Reloaded and Enter the Matrix), and the back story on The Kid ("Kid's Story") as well as 5 other shorts that reveal other mysteries of the Matrix world. The Animatrix also features voice actors who provided the voices for the English version of Square Enix's Final Fantasy X, who are James Arnold Taylor, John DiMaggio, and Hedy Burress.

The Animatrix was released on DVD by Warner Bros. on June 3, 2003. It was broadcast on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on December 26, 2004 and has received airplay on Teletoon several months after.

List of shorts in DVD play order

  1. "Final Flight of the Osiris" (written by the Wachowski brothers, directed by Andy Jones)
  2. "The Second Renaissance" Part 1 (written by the Wachowski brothers, directed by Mahiro Maeda)
  3. "The Second Renaissance" Part 2 (written by the Wachowski brothers, directed by Mahiro Maeda)
  4. "Kid's Story" (written by the Wachowski brothers, directed by Shinichiro Watanabe)
  5. "Program" (directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri)
  6. "World Record" (directed by Takeshi Koike)
  7. "Beyond" (directed by Koji Morimoto)
  8. "A Detective Story" (directed by Shinichiro Watanabe)
  9. "Matriculated" (directed by Peter Chung)

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