If you’re in the for something that’s both depressing and inspiring, set up some time to check out Maiden Japan’s series Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, which is now available on Hulu. The eleven episode series is available in full in its original Japanese with subtitles and can be viewed by Hulu Plus members on their connected TVs and other internet devices. The show was previously released on bilingual DVD and Blu-ray by Maiden Japan.
Plot concept: The devastation is unleashed in the span of seconds. An ancient rift in the Earth gives way and a force equivalent to over a thousand atomic bombs erupts beneath the feet of the citizens of the world’s largest mega-cities! In the mangled streets, three survivors must brave impossible obstacles and endure unspeakable hardships, with no way of knowing if their loved ones are still alive. In the aftermath of nature’s fury, only the strongest of will and most courageous of heart can hope to survive in TOKYO MAGNITUDE 8.0!