Amidst the turbulent political climate following WWI and the first Sino-Japanese war, the Japanese are taking a rapidly-increasing economic and political interest in the northern Chinese region of Manchuria. Japan and its Kwangtung Army wish to take over the region from China in order to safeguard their interests from the imposing Soviet Union and the spread of communism. The members of the Sakurai Kikan, a special intelligence agency among the ranks of the Kwangtung Army, must overcome film theft, foreign espionage, the spread of Pan- Asianism, and their most testing trial of all - the Manchurian Incident.
Senkou no Night Raid relies on the ‘random stories in the first half, actual plot in the second’ formula, which, in my opinion, hardly ever works. The whiplash-inducing tonal shifts usually do their series a disservice, and this one is no exception. The beginning section wastes time on inane plot points, such as... read more
to me it was a blast to the past and i love what they did with the anime and how they showed what happen to before and after read more
|Senkou no Night Raid: Crank Up On Board the Ship||DVD Special||2010||Prequel|
|Senkou no Night Raid: Prophecy||TV Special||2010||Recap|
|Senkou no Night Raid: Devil of the Opium Den||DVD Special||2010||Side Story|
|Senkou no Night Raid: Leopard in the Snow||DVD Special||2010||Sequel|
|Senkou no Night Raid Picture Drama||DVD Special||2010||Side Story|