Alt title: Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor

TV (25 eps)
3.479 out of 5 from 3,176 votes
Rank #3,383

"Are you there?" This is the question that the aliens always demand before they attack. The quiet island of Tatsumiyajima is secretly the last line of defense against mysterious invaders. In a quiet and rustic villiage, children were raised without any knowlege that they were born to pilot the Fafnirs, giant robotic war machines of terrible powers that are the only thing that can defend all they hold dear.These children's struggles will be the only thing that can hold off an enemy that attacks both our bodies and our sense of identity...

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DistMan Feb 6, 2005
Score 9.5/10

Welcome to the small island outside Japan. Here people go to work every day, kids go to school and life is good overall -- until the Festums come around. Festum is an unknown creature which hovers in the air. It’s big, golden and has various capabilities depending on the Festum type. To fight against these creatures Alvis (the local battle command which is located underground) prepares for... read more

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ThatAnimeSnob May 27, 2012
Score 5.5/10

Aliens attack and teenagers board giant robots to stop them. Yeeeeah, not exactly the most interesting of premises. It builds around that eventually to make it feel far more interesting and emotional (teen angst, alien revelations, deaths, etc.) but it never manages to be great. Something expected with any show that is animated by Xebec, a notorious studio for its unimpressive shows, and not Sunrise, the king... read more

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