Gunbuster

Alt titles: Aim for the Top!, Top wo Nerae!

OVA (6 eps)
3.961 out of 5 from 2,935 votes
Rank #846

In the early 21st century, insectoid organisms are invading the galaxy, searching for new stars to house their young. Mankind's only defense lies with space cadets such as Takaya Noriko, daughter of a celebrated admiral killed in battle, and Amano Kazumi, the top of her class. With their skill and the power of the mecha known as GunBuster, the girls must help fight to protect the galaxy from total annihilation...

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jan 4, 2012
Score: 8/10

ANIME NOSTALGIA 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=e5_bqv17g9c

It’s not an easy thing to mess with expectations. If the pilot episode offers the viewer a basic image of what the show is... read more

genesic123's avatar by genesic123 on May 17, 2013
Score: 10/10

This is the best written super robot anime I have seen thus far. Polt-Its not that fact that this is an apocalyspe story that make it good, its how its used. The dread of the aliens has been handled well.Their motivations are simple, but the effect is meaningful.It not just the problem for the mains but for the entire earth.  This story also has a time dilation concept,and it helps to see how... read more

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