Martian Successor Nadesico

Alt title: Kidou Senkan Nadesico

TV (26 eps)
3.802 of 5 from 4,450 votes
Rank #1,384

When Akito Tenkawa went looking for answers about his parents' deaths, he had no idea that he'd be indoctrinated into the spaceship Nadesico not only as a cook, but also as a mecha pilot – a job he wants nothing to do with! Alongside his childhood friend Yurika, stoic Ruri, otaku Gai and other misfit crewmates, Akito and the Nadesico crew find themselves in the middle of a brutal war against both the dreaded Jovian Lizards, and the military itself, who wants the civilian ship under their control...

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 18, 2012
Score 6/10

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Animated by Studio Xebec, which is notorious for its badly made and boring shows. Nadesico happens to be amongst their best... read more

YamiVKD's avatar by YamiVKD on Dec 28, 2009
Score 9.5/10

Nadesico, Nadesico... where to start?First off if you like Mecha, Off the wall personalitys, great character relationships and a wonderful flowing comedic edge then Nadesico is for you because it has all that topped off with moments that can rip your heart out.I'll start with the story. An alien force called the Jovians (or 'Jovian Lizards' by the UEAF) have come from jupiter and desimated the earths forces and... read more

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Martian Successor Nadesico: Prince Of Darkness
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 1998

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  • 1997



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