Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova

Alt title: Arpeggio of Blue Steel

TV (12 eps)
Fall 2013
3.842 out of 5 from 5,752 votes
Rank #1,856

In the year 2039, global warming has caused a sudden rise in sea level, leading mankind to lose a great deal of land territory. At the same time, a fleet of mysterious warships clad in mist, known as the "Fleet of Fog," begin to appear throughout the world's seas, attacking humanity's warships with their powerful superweapons. Humanity threw all the military strength it possessed at the Fleet of Fog in a decisive battle, but was crushed by the fleet's overwhelming might...

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Episode 1

Those with Shipping Routes

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Episode 2

Into the Storm

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Episode 3

The Fortress Port of Yokosuka

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Episode 4

Assault on Yokosuka

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Episode 5

Not Human

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Episode 6

Arpeggio of Blue Steel

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Episode 7


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Episode 8

House of Dolls

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Episode 9

Desperate Escape

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Episode 10

Devotion of Self

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Episode 11


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Episode 12

The Power to Open a Path

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roriconfan Dec 24, 2013
Score 2.5/10

Arpeggio is one of those shows which will forever be remembered as “that bad CGI anime with the battleships turning to girls”. Well, there obviously are far more things going on in it but who cares; you will remember it just for that, since it is ensnared in the middle of the uncanny valley effect. This is what it boils down to; and in case it went over your head the first time, allow me to repeat... read more

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Grach Dec 24, 2013
Score 5.5/10

There are few totally naval anime out there, let alone one that features actual combat, so..
Story: The main premise is that sometime in the future (shortly after the sea levels rise due to global warming) a mysterious and hostile force using what appear to be Second World War submarines, battleships, and cruisers and kown only as "the Fog" embark on a rampage, leveling anything made by humanity... read more

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