In the year 2070, a giant object appears over the skies of the small town Tenmo, scrambling the electrical grid and confirming the existence of extra terrestrial life. To young Hajime Morata, this news is exciting and new - but to the townspeople, school council members and even the new exchange student Muryou Subaru, nothing going on in the skies is out of the ordinary. For it seems that Earth houses both intergalactic ambassadors and planet defenders alike - at least one of whom can use the power of the giant Shingu to battle incoming invaders - and Hajime is somehow connected. In addition to helping plan school festivals and living his day to day life, Hajime slowly begins to discover the secret behind his town and himself.
This is the first review i have ever written, but looking at all the bad ratings this anime got i had to write something. I really enjoyed this anime, admittedly the English dub is atrocious so if that's what you watched then yea its pretty bad. But the way the one reviewer said it was too laid back in its execution, well that's what i liked about it. Its... read more
Shingu is a show practically forgotten today, most likely because it was too laid back in its execution. It not by any means a bad series as far as directing goes, yet it sure feels unexciting in the eyes of the average anime viewer.
The basic genres of the anime are slice of life and mecha action, and indeed half the duration is just the silly lives of school kids while the other half is about an alien... read more