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Frontier Line

Six tales of mecha war and redemption. Civil war has broken out on the planet Sodom, and the only way to survive is by using the mechas left behind by a mysterious alien race. The two sides must find common ground in their humanity or they will annihilate each other.

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Mobile Suit Gundam: MS Senki

Mobile Suit Gundam: MS Senki

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Heavy Object

Heavy Object

The science-fiction war action story revolves around Objects — the powerful, massive weapons that change the course of warfare — and Elite Object pilots. An odd Elite girl named Milinda meets Quenser, a student who aims to become a Object mechanic, with the soldier-in-training Heivia on a snowy battlefield.

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Full Metal Panic! Sigma

Full Metal Panic! Sigma

Following the Tuatha de Danaan's seajacking incident, things are back to normal at Jindai High School in Tokyo, or as normal as they get with Sousuke guarding Kaname. After finding out who betrayed Mithril and caused the seajacking incident, Kurz and Mao are sent on a top secret mission in order to capture and bring the traitor back. However, Sousuke and Kaname's lives are about to change when they meet Leonard Testarossa, a high ranking member of a mysterious group named Amalgam. After their meeting, Leonard warns her that he would do anything to recruit her even if it means war in the streets of Tokyo.

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack - Beltorchika's Children (Light Novel)

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack - Beltorchika's Children (Light Novel)

Char Aznable, who had gone missing, revives the Neo Zeon Forces and wages war against the Earth Federation government. To change the climatic conditions he’ll drop a meteoroid onto Earth, carried out in order to create an artificial ice age. Many innocent people would be purged at the hand of Char… Amuro Ray, a former rival, stands in the way of Char’s ambitions once again! The original version of the anime’s spectacular masterpiece, Char’s Counterattack!

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Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative

Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative

U.C. 0097, one year after the opening of "Laplace's Box." Despite the revelation of the Universal Century Charter that acknowledges the existence and rights of Newtypes, the framework of the world has not been greatly altered. The conflict later dubbed the "Laplace Incident" is thought to have ended with the downfall of the Neo Zeon remnants known as the Sleeves. In its final battle, two full psycho-frame mobile suits displayed power beyond human understanding. The white unicorn and the black lion were sealed away to remove this danger from people's consciousness, and they should now be completely forgotten. However, the RX-0 Unicorn Gundam 03, which disappeared two years earlier, is now about to show itself in the Earth Sphere once more. A golden phoenix... named Phenex.

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Broken Blade

Broken Blade

Rygart Arrow is the only one in his world who lacks the inherent ability to power up quartz, the energy source that makes all of the machines run. Good thing the King and Queen of his country of Krisna happen to be old college friends! But so is Zess, the leader of the army of mechs invading Krisna. As usual, Arrow feels useless in the face of battle, until he comes across a powerful, ancient battle suit that no one else can run. His natural affinity for the suit's operating mechanism may just turn Arrow into the most important player of all.

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Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

The year is 1973 when the BETA, a race of aliens discovered on the moon, first arrive on Earth and begin their systematic extermination of the human race. Mankind's only hope lies with Tactical Surface Fighters, or TSFs, piloted by both military elite and would-be trainees such as Yui Takamura, a young girl descended from a long line of Imperial Guards. Alongside other amateurs, she finds herself on the front lines of a final defense against the bloodthirsty monsters, unaware of the brutal consequence that awaits them. Three years later, Yuuya Bridges, a half-Japanese, half-American pilot, is assigned to an elite United Nations squadron tasked with developing new TSFs to beat back the alien forces. As humanity struggles to survive, Yuuya must come to terms with his biases in dealing with both his teammates' and other culture’s tactical fighters, including the veteran pilot Yui Takamura herself.

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All You Need Is Kill (Light Novel)

All You Need Is Kill (Light Novel)

Mankind is losing the war against the Mimics: mysterious, alien creatures that arrived without warning, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake. Hope lies only with the United Defense Force, a military division that holds the front using special powersuits. In Japan, new UDF recruit Keiji Kiriya and his team are set to engage in a special mission to take back Mimic territory, joined by none other than the Full Metal Bitch: a legendary American soldier renowned for her red suit, special battleaxe and high body count. But after being mortally wounded on the battlefield, Keiji gets caught in a time loop that forces him to revisit the battle over and over, retaining his memories each time around. Now, Keiji must live, die, and repeat the same day, becoming a stronger soldier each time, in hopes of someday defeating this alien menace.

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Red Eyes

Red Eyes

Betrayed by his own men, Captain Grahad Mills, a commander of the SAA Special Force "Jackal," is held responsible for a conspiracy about which he knew nothing. Without defense counsel at his court, he is sentenced to death. On the morning of his execution, he escapes the military detention center; in the process blasting a troop of national military guards and killing its commander - Captain Waldman, his former subordinate and betrayer. All this is for revenge and to find out the reason for the treachery. The former hero - feared and known as "Genocide" - starts to fight a battle he created by himself.

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