FLAG is an anime directed by Ryosuke Takahashi June 6, 2006 to March 2, 2007. The anime revolve around the titular flag (a UN flag in war-torn Uddiyana) and Saeko Shirasu the photo-journalist who became an instant celebrity after taking a photo of civilians raising the flag. The flag became a symbol of peace but before a peace agreement could be achieved the flag was stolen by armed extremist group.
The UN decide to send in a SDC (pronounced as Seedac – Special Development Command) unit to retrieve the flag. Saeko Shirasu was offered the job to be the front-line journalist for the mission. The story are told from her camera point-of-view in documentary style narrative.
The first volume of the DVD comes with a nice artbox made to look like leather textured. A magnetic flap on top open up to reveal the DVD inside.
On the cover of the DVD case is Saeko Shirasu, armed with her camera.
Some screen cap of the DVD.
HAVWC mecha tank belonging to the SDC unit. Since the anime is told from the camera point-of-view, the camera info, shutdown and start-up sequence are all shown.
I have only watched episode 3 that came with November Newtype USA and found that the anime is quite interesting hence the reason I got the DVD. It’s a bonus that it came with a nice artbox too ^^.
FLAG Vol. 1 Limited Edition + Artbox
Added to collection: November 2007
Availability: available at Rightstuf