Junki Saiga's father went missing years ago, and Junki has been living a normal life since -- until his father's remains were found in some ruins. Upon investigating, Junki inadvertently discovers a golden bracelet; and coincidentally, a large extraterrestrial being simultaneously crashes nearby and begins attacking everything in sight! Much to Junki's surprise, a golden mechanical giant named Reideen then appears and battles the alien with Junki as its pilot. After the battle is over Junki realizes that he was chosen to be the pilot of Reideen, and that he is the only one who can stop the aliens! Now, he must continue to live his life as a regular high school student, in addition to piloting Reideen when new threats emerge!
Obviously, just from looking at the stats for this anime, it isn't popular at all, and those who have watched it seem to think it worthy of few stars. But, personally, I found it quite enjoyable. It's action sequences are rather cheesy, I admit it, but that's not really the main focus of the story. It's all about how Saiga Junki developes as a character throughout the course o the series. It's deffinately not... read more