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Martian Successor Nadesico 

Kidô senkan Nadeshiko (original title)
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:
Spike Spencer ...
 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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Ruri Hoshino: Mr. Jiro Yamada is ready.
Gai: Gai Daigoji! Jiro Yamada is the boring name my mother gave me, Gai Daigoji is the name of my soul!
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Spoofed in Anime Fiction 2 (2003) See more »

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You Get to Burning
Opening Theme
Performed by Yumi Matsuzawa
Music by Toshiyuki Omori
Lyrics by Satomi Arimori
Arrangement by Toshiyuki Omori
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Great parody series
7 June 2001 | by (Madison, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

When I first saw the boxes to Nadesico I thought it was nothing more then an Evangelion rip off, I found out later that it was actually a comedy and a parody of Eva and checked it out, I was not disappointed. Nadesico is a very funny anime series that parodies Neon Genesis Evangelion, and the old cheesy 70's mech shows (think Voltron). It has amazing characters and some of the funniest episodes I have seen in an Anime series. The series does sort of wander near the middle and kind of has an open ending but other then that I recommend it.

There is an OAV that is basically a 30 minute long version of the Mecha show they watch in the series which is very funny and a surprisingly dark movie that is decent, but could have been much better (too much build up not enough payoff)

If you like Nadesico Check out Vandread (very similar to Nadesico but with a lot of CGI and much better animation) or the fantasy comedy series Slayers


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