Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

Alt title: Total Eclipse

TV (24 eps)
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The year is 1973 when the BETA, a race of aliens discovered on the moon, first arrive on Earth and begin their systematic extermination of the human race. Mankind's only hope lies with Tactical Surface Fighters, or TSFs, piloted by both military elite and would-be trainees such as Yui Takamura, a young girl descended from a long line of Imperial Guards. Alongside other amateurs, she finds herself on the front lines of a final defense against the bloodthirsty monsters, unaware of the brutal consequence that awaits them. Three years later, Yuuya Bridges, a half-Japanese, half-American pilot, is assigned to an elite United Nations squadron tasked with developing new TSFs to beat back the alien forces. As humanity struggles to survive, Yuuya must come to terms with his biases in dealing with both his teammates' and other culture’s tactical fighters, including the veteran pilot Yui Takamura herself.

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    Episode 0

    PV 1

  • The Imperial Capital Burns - Part 1 image

    Episode 1

    The Imperial Capital Burns - Part 1

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    Episode 2

    The Imperial Capitol Burns - Part 2

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    Verdant Yukon

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    A Flock of Hazy Moons

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    Episode 5

    The Right Stuff

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    Ultramarine

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    Episode 7

    Wanderer's Whereabouts

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    Episode 8

    The Far East Front Lines

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    Episode 9

    Falling Tears

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    Episode 10

    Premonition

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    Episode 11

    BETA Offensive

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    Episode 12

    The End of a Deadly Battle

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    Episode 13

    The Price of a Choice

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    An Eishi's Honor

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    Episode 15

    Cross To Bear

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    Episode 16

    Pale Blue Flame

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    Episode 17

    Dark Recollection

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    Episode 18

    The Sound of Twisted Wings

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    Episode 19

    Deep Green

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    Episode 20

    Pre-Climax Special

  • The World Bares Its Fangs image

    Episode 21

    The World Bares Its Fangs

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    Episode 22

    Something or Another

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    Episode 23

    Untainted Revenge

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    Episode 24

    The Victory Song of the Dead

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    Episode 25

    White Darkness

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Aug 14, 2012
Score 3/10

THE STAFF 
- Animation is done by studio Satelight. Besides Noein I didn’t like any of their other numerous shows. Their budgets are average to good but they never try too much to create quality shows and anything they do is usually nothing more than dumb fun. 
- Directing is done by Inagaki Takayuki, who is a bit known for his work in Desert Punk and... read more

BlurredExistence's avatar by BlurredExistence on Apr 3, 2015
Score 2/10

Ok, i'll start off by saying that this is probably going to be more of a rant than an actual review and to get into the depths of the things that really pissed me off about this abysmal anime i'm probably going to have to go into spoiler territory so with that in mind and that this may go on for a bit the tl;dr: Watch episodes 1 & 2 of this anime and then throw the rest in the bin, DO NOT WATCH THE REST... read more

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