Heavy Metal L-Gaim

Alt title: Juusenki L-Gaim

TV (54 eps)
1984 - 1985
3.075 out of 5 from 171 votes
Rank #4,976

Daba Myroad and Mirao Kyao are two friends traveling to the city on a mission: Daba is trying to give a cash card with a million dollars to a man named Amandara Kamandara, as this was a wish his grandfather made to him on his deathbed. On their way to the city, Daba and Mirao run into problems when they are attacked by pirates who are after the custom Heavy Metal unit that Daba's father built. Things get even more complicated when Daba, who is also apparently heir to the throne of the Pentagonia System, joins a rebel faction against the Poisidal army, and Kamandara, who supplies the military with weaponry, also appears to be providing the rebels with money and weapons!

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roriconfan Jul 11, 2012
Score 4.5/10

L-Gaim appears at first glance to be a typical mecha adventure when to its core is actually a space opera. The problem is that its production values are really low and that the feeling of the show is closer to a silly teen adventure rather than a serious sci-fi political drama. And that is exactly what ruins the show.

There is a very good story going on in here, concerning the struggle of a prince to... read more

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