Sakura Wars OVA I is the first in a series of productions related to the Sakura Wars games for the Dreamcast. The story takes place in early 20th century Tokyo, whose people rely on steam powered technology. Demons and mechanical beings are increasingly attacking, and must be stopped at all costs. The world's best hope is the Imperial Defense Force - Flower Division, a group of girls with exceptional abilities who must pilot the Spirit Armor -- mechanical shells which help to amplify their powers.
A world plagued by alien invasions needs heroes, and what better choice than three girls in elementary school? After all, it's best to fight fire with fire, and the super-cute aliens have met their match in the super-cute Mao, Misoria, and Silvia. With character design by Akamatsu Ken, the creator of Love Hina, this series aims to amuse.
Melty Lancer is a futuristic tale of terrorists and genetic manipulation. After being disbanded 5 years ago, the 6 women who make up the special forces team called Melty Lancer have been reinstated -- being led, this time, by a suspicious character. The crew of Melty Lancer must race against the clock to solve the mystery behind Iyenesco, and in turn, to save the world.
As London prepares for the first World Expo, the young Ray Steam receives a package containing the Steam Ball, a small and incredibly powerful engine containing hyper-pressurized steam. Developed by Ray’s father and grandfather in America under the supervision of (and funded by) the O’Hara Foundation, the Steam Ball could prove to be an asset to civilization or a great danger. But after Ray finds out that the Steam Ball must not fall into the O’Hara Foundation’s hands, he sets forth on a mission to keep the item safe and away from those who would use it to fuel a brutal war...
In a far and distant future, men and women have become mortal enemies. Each living on seperate planets, an interstellar war is being fought between the two very different peoples. Hibiki, a mere 3rd class worker, finds himself in the middle of a huge space battle, facing the nemesis of mankind: Womankind!
Both these shows have an almostly completely female cast set in a military environment. They pilot mechas, but the show is more focused on their personailties and their relationships with others.