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Ayato Kamina may seem like an average boy in a devastated world, but after being captured by TERRA, a military organization set on saving the world from the Mu, an alien race set on "tuning" the world, he realizes he is an instrument in deciding the fate of humanity and piloting RahXephon. Not only is Ayato the only person who can control the mecha, but he also has a terrible fate of his own. Holding onto memories of his old life and grasping to keep his own humanity, he must struggle in this new world and realize his true potential with RahXephon.

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Rbastid's avatar by Rbastid on May 11, 2014
Score 6/10

Oh, so this is why Gravion is a series based 100% on innuendo jokes. Story - 7/10 There is so much promise in RahXephon but in the end it never lives up to that potential. I was surprised too at the originality and twist it put on plot points we'd seen before, but just when it got to something we'd be derailed by a complete change out of no where or a useless battle. I fully enjoyed the story of the... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Aug 20, 2012
Score 7/10

- Animated by studio BONES, which automatically translates to great ideas, amazing production values, and shitty storyboard.
- Conceived and directed by Izubuchi Yutaka, who is mostly a designer than a director. This is in fact his only directing work outside of the remake of Space Battleship Yamato, so he doesn’t have much of a roster although both titles created a sensation.

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RahXephon: The Motion Picture Movie 2003
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