At the dawn of the twenty-first century, a sudden climate change known as the Equatorial Winter devastated humanity. The survivors saw the new age as an opportunity to create a unified world order. Driven by this vision, the United Nations officially declared a war to determine which country would become the first world government, a war they named the Wisest World War. This conflict would be carried out not between soldiers but between individual mecha known as Gigantics. In such a restless world lives Shingo Suwa; he has just beaten hundreds of candidates to the position of pilot for Japan’s mecha – the Susanoo. But there is far more to the Gigantics than meets the eye. Is Suwa truly prepared for what it takes to fend off all the other champions and bring victory to Japan?
Blah... blah... blah. This is the language with which Gigantic Formula tells its story, the language of tedium. In fact, it’s so insanely boring that snatched glances at my wristwatch became a satisfying distraction. Luckily, my optimism recovered somewhat after downing copious amounts of wine somewhere around the middle episodes. If I... read more