The Nation of Gallia has always remained neutral in conflicts and has only gone to war to defend itself. However, as war flares between the East Europan Imperial Alliance and the Atlantic Federation, Gallia is soon targeted for its abundance of ragnite ore, a versatile and hugely valuable material. The Civilian Militia is soon called into action, and Welkin Gunther - son of a legendary war hero - is named leader of Squad 7. Under his command are the headstrong and practical Alicia Melchiott; the sharp-tongued Brigitte Stark; the grizzled veteran, Largo Potter; and Welkin's adopted sister Isara, whose Darcsen heritage means she faces prejudice, even from members of her own squad. With the rest of Squad 7 and the mighty tank Edelweiss, they must do their best to defend Gallia.
I know this series is based on a video game of the same name, but since I haven't played the game, I have no idea how the anime matches up to that, or even if it's supposed to. All I know is that this was an excellent series, roughly alternative history, with intense heart-pounding action, moving drama, mystery, and romance set amid the chaos of war. It's sort of a David and Goliath tale: a small group... read more
This is my first anime review I have ever written so bear with me on this one. First, I want to make it perfectly clear that I have never played the Valkyria Chronicles video game that this anime is based on, so don't expect this review to enlighten you on how the two compare. Story: 8 The story begins when the peaceful hometown of our protagonists Welkin Gunther and Alicia Melchiott is destroyed by... read more
|Valkyria Chronicles Specials||DVD Special||2009||TBD|
|Senjou no Valkyria 3: Tagatame no Juusou||OVA||2011||TBD|