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Kurogane no Linebarrels

Alt titles: Linebarrels of Iron

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AD 2019: the giant mecha known as LINEBARREL falls to Earth, grabbing the attention of the anti-machina organization JUDA. Before JUDA can arrive on the scene, an unfortunate accident occurs: LINEBARREL crashes into Kouichi Hayase, a weak and frail pushover of a boy. Waking up underneath a beautiful naked woman, Kouichi discovers that he now possesses great power and can summon LINEBARREL for his own purposes. All Kouichi has wanted is to become a hero of justice and hold his own, instead his childhood friends Yajima and Risako fighting his battles for him – and now he finally has that chance. With LINEBARREL's power, Kouichi becomes cocky and aggressive, lashing out at those he cares about most; and as a 'hero of justice', Kouichi must find his new place in the world and protect himself from two organizations who want their hands on LINEBARREL.

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Anime Name Type Year Relation More Info
Kurogane no Linebarrels Specials DVD Special 2010 TBD Episodes 25 and 26 released only on the DVDs.

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Kurogane no Linebarrels 2005 TBD
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Hisashi HIRAI Character Design
Masamitsu HIDAKA Director
Conisch Music
Eiichi SHIMIZU Original Manga Creator
Tomohiro SHIMOGUCHI Original Manga Creator

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Title Author Score Date
Kurogane no Linebarrels Demelza 5/10 Nov 12, 2012
Linebarrels of Iron Demelza 5/10 Nov 12, 2012
Kurogane no Linebarrels SakuraChan73 8/10 Jun 13, 2012
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this anime is also a good mecha anime quite surreal and full of twists just like linebarrel so if you enjoyed linebarrel then this is a must see!

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Both of these shows have mecha of course, i think they give you the same kind of feeling watching them. Also, for the most part, the romance in both shows are one sided, in full metal panic, sousuke is oblivious that the girl likes him, and in kurogane no linebarrels, the guy likes the girl but the girl just finds him disgusting. I think everyone that likes one would easily like the other. =)

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The plot of these two series are extremely similar where the intention of the enemy is the major twist and pivot point of the story. If you liked the idea of the story in linebarrels, gurren-lagann will blow you away! They are both mecha too! ;)

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