Banner of the Stars

Alt title: Seikai no Senki

TV (13 eps)
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Three years have passed since the Four Nations Alliance declared war on the Abh Empire. With both sides decimated by the first encounter, the lull in violence has provided enough time to build fleets massive enough to span the entire galaxy. Just before the Abh complete preparations for their conquest, however, the Alliance launches a pre-emptive strike, forcing them to take the defensive. Now in command of her own ship, Lafiel is assigned to the fleet as a destroyer captain, and eagerly awaits the opportunity to prove herself as a true Abriel. But when a new class of enemy ship appears on the front lines, the tides quickly turn for the worse. With her vessel now little more than cannon fodder, her dreams are turned into a desperate race for survival - can she and her crew survive amidst a battlefield of endless death and destruction?

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andreichekov Mar 22, 2017
Score 7/10

essential information first. #1: This really isn't a show about war. Yes, a war is happening, but the main focus is on the relationships of the characters, and some character development. #2: Episode 6 is mostly filler. Skip to 17 minutes to get past that. #3: You don't need to watch the earlier entry in the series to watch this one. The story is simple, and is basically a backdrop for character development... read more

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KittyEmperor Feb 1, 2011
Score 8/10

Taking some years after the first season "Crest of the Stars".  The story once again follows the young pair of Lafiel, who is now a captian of a ship, and Jinto is an officer on that same ship.  Things take up a fairly quick pace right from the beginning as the main plot for the series mainly centers around Lafiel, Shinto and the crew of the ship as they desperately try to survive the... read more

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