Alt title: Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor

TV (25 eps)
3.309 of 5 from 2,798 votes
Rank #2,456

"Are you there?" This is the question that the aliens always demand before they attack. The quiet island of Tatsumiyajima is secretly the last line of defense against mysterious invaders. In a quiet and rustic villiage, children were raised without any knowlege that they were born to pilot the Fafnirs, giant robotic war machines of terrible powers that are the only thing that can defend all they hold dear.These children's struggles will be the only thing that can hold off an enemy that attacks both our bodies and our sense of identity...

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DistMan's avatar by DistMan on Feb 6, 2005
Score 9.5/10

Welcome to the small island outside Japan. Here people go to work every day, kids go to school and life is good overall -- until the Festums come around. Festum is an unknown creature which hovers in the air. It’s big, golden and has various capabilities depending on the Festum type. To fight against these creatures Alvis (the local battle command which is located underground) prepares for... read more

Rbastid's avatar by Rbastid on Feb 9, 2015
Score 4/10

Giant fighting robots - Check. Mysterious girl in liquid - check. Another mysterious girl you can just assume will come back to play a major role - check. Kid who lets power go to his head - check. They didn't even try did they? Story - 3/10 Every Mech anime ever, there ya go the full plot to Fafner in the Azure. Ok there's a bit of variation but not much. The majority of the world is wiped out by a... read more

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Fafner: Dead Aggressor (Light Novel) 2005



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