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Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

Alt titles: Suisei no Gargantia

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In the distant future, the human race is on the brink of destruction. Mankind, which now drifts in space aboard a massive, technologically-advanced base known as Avalon, is poised to launch one final, desperate attack against its enemy, the alien race Hideauze. It’s during this battle that Ledo, a mecha pilot, is thrown into a wormhole and sent to an unfamiliar place: Earth, the lost birthplace of humanity said to have turned to ice long ago. Having been saved by the inhabitants of the Gargantia, a fleet of ships that traverses the now-flooded planet, Ledo must come to terms with these primitive people with their backwards language and technology, learn to communicate, and try to find a way back home to his place in the sky.

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Anime Name Type Year Relation More Info
Petit Gargantia Web 2013 TBD
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Special DVD Special 2013 TBD
Petit Gargantia: Special Project Other 2013 TBD
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet: Meguru Kouro, Haruka OVA 2014 TBD

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet 2013 TBD
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Kazuya MURATA Director
Taro IWASHIRO Music

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Title Author Score Date
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet XxZeroeZxX 8.5/10 Nov 10, 2013
Suisei no Gargantia XxZeroeZxX 8.5/10 Nov 10, 2013
Suisei no Gargantia dekershekers 9/10 Oct 23, 2013
List Title Username Entries Date
Original Anime 2013 carlos6 21 Apr 13, 2014
wszystkotop blazuish 64 Apr 1, 2014
EPIC jeremiahjahn 4 Mar 31, 2014

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