Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova

Alt title: Arpeggio of Blue Steel

TV (12 eps)
3.792 of 5 from 4,581 votes
Rank #1,368

In the year 2039, global warming has caused a sudden rise in sea level, leading mankind to lose a great deal of land territory. At the same time, a fleet of mysterious warships clad in mist, known as the "Fleet of Fog," begin to appear throughout the world's seas, attacking humanity's warships with their powerful superweapons. Humanity threw all the military strength it possessed at the Fleet of Fog in a decisive battle, but was crushed by the fleet's overwhelming might...

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    Episode 1

    Those with Shipping Routes

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    Episode 2

    Into the Storm

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    The Fortress Port of Yokosuka

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    Assault on Yokosuka

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    Not Human

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    Arpeggio of Blue Steel

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    House of Dolls

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    Desperate Escape

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    Devotion of Self

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    The Power to Open a Path

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Leafx42's avatar by Leafx42 on Feb 17, 2016
Score 7.5/10

This one surprised me quit a bit. I had initially saved it to my que to watch because I thought the animation looked promising. But then my eye caught the first review displayed on this site and it talked about girls turning into ships. Needless to say this turned me off and I attempted to forget I was ever interested. But one day I was stuck in a chair with two sleeping kids and all I had at my disposal to... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Dec 24, 2013
Score 2.5/10

Arpeggio is one of those shows which will forever be remembered as “that bad CGI anime with the battleships turning to girls”. Well, there obviously are far more things going on in it but who cares; you will remember it just for that, since it is ensnared in the middle of the uncanny valley effect. This is what it boils down to; and in case it went over your head the first time, allow me to repeat... read more

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