Ride Back

TV (12 eps)
3.819 out of 5 from 3,320 votes
Rank #1,106

Amidst the turbulent revolution of 2025 wrought by the GGP government, Rin Ogata only dreams of becoming a ballerina; like her mother before her, Rin’s grace and agility mean she’s destined for success on the stage. However, an injury and the untimely death of her parents quickly shatter her aspirations and, for once, Rin’s existence seems purposeless. That is, until she enters the garage of a club one day and sits astride a RideBack! The RideBack, a motorcycle with arms and the ability to stand upright, offers Rin a new world of boundless movement! What she doesn’t realize, however, is that this club of RideBack enthusiasts is about to get dragged into the bloody war between the GGP and the terrorists intent on overthrowing them. Life may be more exciting now, but it’s also become very dangerous: will Rin’s natural talents as a pilot be enough in a world where racing is not just for glory, but for survival?

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FotacienShado's avatar by FotacienShado on Apr 4, 2012
Score: 6/10

It was a good story, nice and short and to the point. For some reason it kept reminding me of the great anime Blassreiter. The story revolves around corrupt governments and officials and tyrrany and such, however, the evolution of the plot was quite interesting. It had a few in-your-face ironies and such, but one thing I never expected was the development of such gore and bloodshed. One of the characters that... read more

gearheadofmeh's avatar by gearheadofmeh on Nov 25, 2009
Score: 8/10

This is the probably the only anime I've truly enjoyed just because it looks freaking sweet.  Everything else about the show is fine, nothing really detracts from it, but nothing else stands out other than the beautifully crafted race/action sequences.  They're absolutely gorgeous.  The premise itself is pretty weird.  A robot crossed with a motorcycle being ridden by a world-class... read more



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