Argento Soma

TV (25 eps)
3.034 of 5 from 1,234 votes
Rank #3,195

Takuto’s relationship with his girlfriend Maki is on the rocks; she’s devoted to her research and keeps things bottled up inside, leaving their relationship uncertain. Life takes a tragic turn, however, when Takuto visits the source of Maki’s research: a giant metal being named Frank. While running an experiment to awaken Frank, the building collapses – and Takuto is the only survivor. Months later, Takuto awakens in a hospital with vengeance in his heart; and when the mysterious Dr. X offers him a new identity that he can use to bring down Frank, he accepts. With his new name of Ryu Soma and his new position in Funeral, a military organization charged with destroying alien invaders, Takuto sets forth to exact his revenge...

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Mar 29, 2012
Score 5.5/10

This series is way too reminiscent of Neon Genesis but unlike the aforementioned anime, this one is neither that great nor that focused on religious allusions and dementia. It is less grim and more centered around human interactions rather than apocalyptic events. Beyond this comparison, it is still a good series to watch, with more meaning and feeling than almost every fighting shonen and mecha there is... read more

Hajime's avatar by Hajime on Sep 24, 2010
Score 7/10

Happy Birthday - Boom - Welcome to a project where you will work alongside your love in order to recreate an alien skeleton built from dfferent aliens - Boom - It worked - Boom - everyone bar the protagonist is dead - Boom - he swears vengance and is brought a new identity and assumes a roll in the fight against tha aliens - Boom - the revived alien (Frank) joins the team - Boom - Truth unravels. A good story... read more

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