Gunparade March

Alt title: Gunparade March: Arata Naru Kougunka

TV (12 eps)
3.383 out of 5 from 2,017 votes
Rank #3,704

In the year 1945, the most terrible creatures in existence visited the earth: bug-like entities soon to be known as Phantom Beasts. In that time of peril, mankind joined together to expel the threat, only to find that conventional weapons were useless and further damaged the earth. It is now 1999, and the student-wide draft has changed the lives of thousands of teenagers across Japan. While unwillingly fighting in an endless war that started before their births, one group of friends will experience the tragedy of death and the bittersweet joy of love as they struggle to survive.

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sothis Aug 7, 2005
Score 8/10

First of all, I think it's important to clear up what type of show Gunparade March is. I've already talked to a few people who picked up Gunparade March, watched one or two episodes, and promptly put it down. The reason? That they didn't want to see another mecha/fighting series. Indeed, the first episode does make it seem like that will be the focus of the show, but like many series, the first... read more

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Morrow1994 Jun 3, 2018
Score 4.5/10

Not a horrible premise. Not original either, but that's fine. The biggest issue with this anime confronts you before you can even get into the story.  The graphics are downright horrendous. Just absolutely awful. I don't understand why either. There's anime made years before this that have way better graphics quality. Blue Gender, Ghost in the Shell, Cowboy Bibop, all made long before this anime and all... read more

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