Alt titles: Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor

TV (25 eps)
3.313 of 5 from 2,716 votes
Rank #2,353

"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

PhdInCartoons's avatar by PhdInCartoons on Feb 26, 2013
Score: 8/10

Story The story is good, very good in parts. To get there though you have to get past the impending feeling of deja vu you get from watching the first few episodes.   Animation It feels very crisp. There is seamless integration of 2D and 3D. By far and away the best thing about the show. A visual delight.   Sound The music is a little cliché, but it is in keeping with the rest of the... read more

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