Starship Troopers

Alt title: Uchuu no Senshi

OVA (6 eps)
1988
2.776 out of 5 from 583 votes
Rank #6,233

Juan "Johnny" Rico lives in a time when humanity is on the verge of a war with a relentless, invasive enemy: the Bugs. Against his parents’ wishes, Johnny enlists with the armed forces and is placed with the Mobile Infantry, where numerous hardships await him. Meanwhile, Johnny’s friend Carl also enlists as a researcher, and Johnny's love interest, Carmencita, is acting as a pilot in the navy. Collectively, these friends will try to stay alive while fighting an endless struggle against the enemy.

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papcorp Mar 20, 2010
Score 5/10

This time I will try to keep it as short as possible:) Sorry for the mistakes, ima not feeling and seeing very well and im SURE i made a whole mass of spelling mistakes. PLZ check my other reviews in my profile.STORYFirst of all I must confes that I have not read the original book (yet) but I am looking for some spare time to do so. But as far as my knowledge goes (I did some research) this anime is more... read more

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Theseus Feb 2, 2011
Score 8/10

First off, I must confess that I am a huge fan of anything Starship Troopers. The Robert A. Heinlein book is sitting on my shelf and the 1997 film is my favorite film of all time. So while it is impossible for me to remove all of my bias, I am going to try my best to write this review for someone who either isn't a hardcore fan or is new to the series. STORY This 6 episode OVA is based on the novel of the... read more

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