Martian Successor Nadesico (1996– )
"Kidô senkan Nadeshiko" (original title)

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Some unknown presence is attacking Earth with dangerous robots and the only thing that can save the day is the crew of the Nadesico: a powerful spaceship.

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Series cast summary:
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 Akito Tenkawa (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mark Laskowski ...
 Juk Idi (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Phil Ross ...
 Jin (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
John Swasey ...
 Seiya (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rob Mungle ...
 Goat Hory (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Paul Sidello ...
 Prospector (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jay Hickman ...
 Chairman (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Greg Stanley ...
 Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Eri / ... (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brett Weaver ...
 Gai (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yûji Ueda ...
 Tenkawa Akito (9 episodes, 1996)
Houko Kuwashima ...
 Misumaru Yurika (9 episodes, 1996)
Kentarô Itô ...
 Jun Aoi (9 episodes, 1996)
Naoko Takano ...
 Megumi Reynard (9 episodes, 1996)
Maya Okamoto ...
 Haruka Minato (9 episodes, 1996)
Omi Minami ...
 Hoshino Ruri (9 episodes, 1996)
Nobuo Tobita ...
 Seiya Uribatake (8 episodes, 1996)
Jûrôta Kosugi ...
 Holly Goto (4 episodes, 1996)
Nobuo Tanaka ...
 Fukube Jin / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
Kenichi Ono ...
 Prospector (3 episodes, 1996)
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The Earth is being attack by machines from Jupiter called Jovian Lizards, the Earth's last hope may be the Nadesico, a highly advanced spaceship created by a huge corporation. One of the crew-members, Atiko Tenkawa, a chef/pilot turns up to discover his childhood friend Yurika Misumara is the captain. Yurika has a crush on Akito, but other crew-members love him too, presenting Yurika with competition. Akito, however, isn't interested in any of the girls, due to the fact that he's busy cooking and trying to cope with a past trauma. Soon the crew discovers that the Lizards aren't what they appear and may have more enemies than they bargained for. Written by Kai-18

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[Repeated line]
Ruri Hoshino: Idiots. They're all idiots.
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Referenced in Clean (2004) See more »

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Itsuka... Shinjite
(In Tomorrow... I Believe)
Ending Theme (Episode #26)
Performed by Kasumi Matsumura
Music by Masatoshi Nakata
Lyrics by Shou Aikawa
Arrangement by Masatoshi Nakata
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One of the best anime series made
26 June 2000 | by (Nadesico) – See all my reviews

Though it only had 26 glorious episodes this show was able to fit more plot twists, great characters, knee-slapping comedy, exciting action, powerful drama and even political intrigue. The characters are given great depth that you like them so much that you want to be apart of their crazy world. It also depicts a war in which both sides are guilty and the soldier are not evil. It is both (in a contradictory sense) intensely believable and laugh out loud ludicrous. If you can try to pick up all 26 episodes. You won't be sorry (especially if you an anime fan). Note that the non-existant anime that the characters watch in the series (a take off of giant robot anime like macross) was actually given a little mini-movie. I got to find that!


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