In the distant future, mankind has colonized the galaxy on a number of platforms known as islands, governed by a ruling class known as the Aristocrat Alliance. However, internal struggles for power lead to a bloody civil war, which eventually leads to both the creation of a much stricter order that calls itself the Holy Empire, and the exiling of the old royal family. Despite overwhelming losses and heavy numerical disadvantages, a rebellion continues even after the war comes to a close; the future continues to look bleak. Yet, when all hope seems lost, the last remnants of the royal family return with a mysterious "glass fleet," joining the rebels and turning the tides of battle once more.
Glass Fleet is studio GONZO’s attempt to make its own version of Legend of Galactic Heroes. That is the same as expecting from a monkey to write something close to Shakespeare, so you know right away it will not end well. Although the basic theme is the same (trying to unite the galaxy under a new, fair leadership) the way everything happens is one big mess. Every single event in this show is based on... read more
Right, it's confession time for me. If you have been reading my reviews than you may have noticed that I tend to rip the anime a new one. There is a reason for this though and it has to do with the fact that I can't turn my brain off when watching anime. I can't ignore the stupid shown in the anime and this is a problem as most anime are very stupid indeed. In this case I'm not talking about a 90 pound girl... read more
Glass Fleet Specials
Episodes 16.5 and 20.5 released on the series DVDs.