I decided to watch this anime on an airplane, as I had gotten some recommendations to see it, but not knowing much about it. The gender-swapping premise drove me to expect a comedy along the lines of Ranma 1/2, but I was pleasantly surprised by this complex yet sweet movie with an unexpected sci-fi twist.
It's an interesting concept to combine all these stories into one, and I imagine I'd enjoy the stage show, so I think I might've had high expectations for this film. Unfortunately, I think it fell flat, except for the visuals. Mostly unimpressive performances, but Meryl Streep was a standout.