Galaxy Express 999

TV (113 eps)
3.639 out of 5 from 915 votes
Rank #1,435

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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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

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

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

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