Armored Trooper Votoms

Alt title: Soukou Kihei Votoms

TV (52 eps)
1983 - 1984
3.836 out of 5 from 629 votes
Rank #1,914

After nearly 100 years of war between the nations Gilgamesh and Balarant, battle-weary soldier Chirico Cuvie finds his world utterly shattered when what seems to be a straightforward mission to infiltrate an enemy base turns out to be an attack on friendly forces. Furthermore, in the confusion that ensues, he stumbles upon a strange container with a beautiful woman sleeping inside. Unfortunately for him, he hasn’t just discovered any woman, but the key to a dark and complex political plot, and the perpetrators are determined not to let him live with their secret. Haunted by the memories of this mysterious woman and the betrayal of his superiors, Chirico must now fight to discover the twisted truths lurking behind the veil of war and gain new meaning to his bitter life.

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VivisQueen Mar 23, 2011
Score 6/10

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Armored Trooper Votoms, ninety percent of the time, plays as a guileless action-focused mecha show modelled firmly after Sunrise’s other, better known series, Mobile Suit Gundam. There is... read more

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roriconfan Apr 2, 2012
Score 6/10

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Although Tomino’s Gundam franchise bridged the difference between the mecha and space opera genres a few years before this show, Takahashi Ryosuke took all that to the next level with his work. And the result was plain weird; Votoms is a very hard anime to criticize. On one hand it is the most “real” amongst all Real Robots anime, as the mecha in it have a highly... read more

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