The Daichis are a fairly pathetic family. Seiko is leaving her wimpy husband Mamoru; Dai is a hyper pervert; and Nozomi has to do all of the housework. One day, while Seiko is trying to get Mamoru to sign the divorce papers, a mysterious message is faxed to them: they have been selected as "Earth's Defense Family!" There are millions of yen in it for them, but the contract is void if the family splits up. Now, they must put up with each other long enough to defend the Earth from threats like meteors, space monsters, giant Communist robots, and cute collectible toys; will these crises bring the family together, or just drive them even crazier?
"The Only Way To Save This Family Is For Them To Save The World" The Daichis is one of those series that is so obscure and easy to overlook despite the fact it even got licensed and fully dubbed into English you would be forgiven for not having heard of it. It was this obscurity and ultimately curiosity that led me to watching the show. So airing in 2001 and animated by Group TAC The Daichis... read more
The Daichis: Earth's Defense Family Special