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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

The Matrix: Program The Matrix
Written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri


A young woman tests her skills in the virtual world of her favorite samurai program…and finds she is not alone in it.


Read the story summary at the Matrix Wiki


Didja Know?


"Program" was an animated short that appeared on the Animatrix video relased in 2003 with seven other animated shorts.


Characters appearing or mentioned in this story





resistance members


Didja Notice?


Is anyone able to translate the banners with Japanese writing them in this story? Write to the email address at the top of the page if you can!


As the samurai are sliced apart in the simulation by Cis and Duo, notice that the green code symbols of their disintegration appears to be made up of Japanese language characters.


Memorable Dialog


maybe you regret taking a red pill.mp3

I'm going back to the Matrix.mp3 


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