The year is T.C. 4767. Four thousand years have passed since humanity abandoned its birthplace, the planet Earth. Beset by the hostile alien Gnosis, mankind is now scrambling to find ways to defeat this threat to their existence. The development of KOS-MOS (a specialized android with amazing capabilities) by Vector engineer Shion Uzuki was one response to the threat, But when their ship is destroyed by the Gnosis, Shion and her companions find themselves thrust into the middle of a battle with no clear sides...
- Animation is done by studio Toei, which has done hundreds of classic shows but usually has average production values and doresn’t allow any of them to shine.
- Directed by some nobody who never made anything else.
- Based on the RPG videogame by Namco.
Xenogears and Xenosaga are amongst my most favorable videogames for their guts to focus more on telling... read more
Story - 4/10
Alright, this wasn't bad. Was definitely not great, but not bad. The developement from start, to evolution of the mission, to the climax was actually done pretty well. One of the problems with this being the fact that whenever someone showed up to save them, or to destroy them, they always appear out of nowhere, and everyone is always suprised. Frankly it came to the point I was wondering... read more
Xenosaga Episode I