Argento Soma

TV (25 eps)
3.047 of 5 from 1,282 votes
Rank #3,370

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

XxSamuraixX's avatar by XxSamuraixX on May 2, 2010
Score 8.5/10

STORY:PLOT SUMMARY: In the year 2059, the earth has been plagued by aliens for several years. In an effort to learn more about these aliens, Dr. Noguchi and his assistant Maki Agata try to revive the professor's experiment, a large Bio-Mechanical alien named Frank. During this process the alien comes to 'life' and the lab is subsequently destroyed leaving Takuto the only survivor and the alien disappearing into... read more

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Argento Soma Special
  • DVD Special (1 ep)
  • 2002

Bonus episode released on the DVDs.



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