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

OVA (6 eps)
3.956 out of 5 from 3,020 votes
Rank #881

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

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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

WhiteKnight's avatar by WhiteKnight on Mar 7, 2013
Score: 5/10

I'm going to be short. The premise, the science, the story overall were great. Enjoyed it to no end. I almost dropped it and didn't pick it back up though, simply because the two main characters did nothing but cry. When one wasn't the other was. It's that simple. This might just be me, but I couldn't bring myself to care about either of them because they were so easily broken. That being said, I will probably... read more

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