Martian Successor Nadesico

Alt titles: Nadesico

TV (26 eps)
3.787 out of 5 from 3,937 votes
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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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GunarmDyne's avatar by GunarmDyne on Jan 14, 2010
Score: 9/10

This was one of those series that I had heard a lot of people talk about, that has a couple of very popular characters in anime as a whole, and one that many people had nothing but good things to say... yet I never had any idea what it actually was or was about until I finally watched it. It was both what I was expecting but not what I was expecting at the same time. STORY AD 21XX. War was... 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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