Alt titles: She, The Ultimate Weapon

TV (13 eps)
3.546 of 5 from 6,317 votes
Rank #1,800

In the not-so-distant future, mankind is at war with itself. The lives of Chise and Shuu are torn apart when Chise is chosen to become the ultimate weapon to fight for Japan against their enemies. Death, sadness, and the hardships of love accompany Sai Kano in its grim look at war and its consequences.

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Ultima's avatar by Ultima on Nov 11, 2004
Score: 8.7/10

When I first read the description for Saikano, I already developed preconceived notions about the series. Taking into account the DVD’s front cover and genres, I was expecting a series along the lines of a heart-warming romance or maybe even a heroine that kicked ass the whole series. Either of these ideas could have been great, but this isn’t what Saikano is about. Saikano is about war, its... read more

balloon's avatar by balloon on Dec 28, 2011
Score: 1/10

THE BARF IN MY MOUTH AND BOOGERS IN MY EYES: SAIKANO - THE WORST ANIME EVER. Do not watch this. It is degrading literally. The worst story ever, it revolves around a STUPID girl who somehow becomes the "saviour" of humankind. Whilst watching this, you will realize how stupid this anime is, you will see how shitty and uncreative the writers are; the writers who don't even have a brain to do accurate... read more

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