Banner of the Stars

Alt title: Seikai no Senki

TV (13 eps)
4.024 of 5 from 3,445 votes
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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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simukaid Jan 1, 2011
Score 8/10

Looking for a storyline that sounds and feel plausible and realistic? As a fan of space opera i find the storyline that make this short but lenghy story more belivable and breath taking in how the sort unveils as it prograsses.  The characters themself not only fit into the plot nicely but they are what make the plot itself. From the the beginning of the first episode to the ended viewers act... read more

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