Galaxy Express 999

TV (113 eps)
3.628 of 5 from 1,049 votes
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Ever heard of a flying train? Tetsuro, living on a dismal earth, wants to ride it to Andromeda so he can get a mechanical body that will enable him to live forever. With the help of the mysterious woman, Maetel, Tetsuro braves many adventures on his way to Andromeda, heading towards a showdown with Count Mecha, an evil tyrant that brutally murdered his mother for sport. Will Tetsuro have the inner strength to face this monster on his own turf?

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jun 15, 2012
Score 5.5/10

ANIME MINOR JEWELS SERIES
Full list of the review series can be found on this page, 3rd post from bottom:
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TEASER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gq-b_iNrQaQ

I consider this anime as the oldest example of an interesting social commentary with the least amount of unneeded extra. And by... read more

SadisticTendencies's avatar by SadisticTendencies on Jul 8, 2012
Score 6/10

One thing that should be acknowledged before this review is that I have yet to finish this series (currently on episode 75) and may or may not make adjustments in the future. Leiji Matsumoto spent a large portion of his life constantly elaborating his own personal universe defined by certain key characters amongst a huge cast who left their marks on the various places in space. On these journeys, several... read more

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