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...
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
Even though the intention of this anime is meant to be a satire on mech, in a way, it has its own distinctive story that you can easily follow, and is very intriguing with its conspiracies, which for some reasons, you can take seriously. I credit the show for being more character driven which has mostly been the nature of the mech genre, and though the characters are meant to parody of archetypes and standards... read more
|Martian Successor Nadesico: Prince Of Darkness||Movie||1998|