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Vandread: Season 1: Episode 2 -- The female pirates are deciding the fate of Hibiki and two other captive men when a mysterious enemy unleashes a sneak attack. They'll have to find a way to work together if they are to survive.
Vandread: :  -- US Home Video Trailer from Pioneer
Vandread: :  -- US Home Video Trailer from Pioneer
Vandread -- Trailer for Vandread: The Complete Series & Two OVAs
Vandread -- Home video trailer for this anime about enemy women

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Seasons:
1 | 2
Plot:
In a space-fairing future the war between sexes becomes literal. A kid who works in a factory that produces giant military robots decides to steal one for himself and ends up in the middle of a dogfight that leads into an adventure.
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Cast

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Mari Devon ... Gascogne (13 episodes, 2000)
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Series Directed by
Takeshi Mori (13 episodes, 2000)
Takeshi Yamaguchi (2 episodes, 2000)
Tatsuya Abe (1 episode, 2000)
Makoto Bessho (1 episode, 2000)
Yoshimasa Hiraike (1 episode, 2000)
Seiji Mizushima (1 episode, 2000)
Ken'ichi Takeshita (1 episode, 2000)
Kazuki Tsunoda (1 episode, 2000)
Shin'ichi Tôkairin (1 episode, 2000)
Shigeru Ueda (1 episode, 2000)
Masato Ujibe (1 episode, 2000)
Yûsuke Yamamoto (1 episode, 2000)
Hiroyuki Yokoyama (1 episode, 2000)
 
Series Writing credits
Takeshi Mori (13 episodes, 2000)
Atsuhiro Tomioka (13 episodes, 2000)
Natsuko Takahashi (4 episodes, 2000)

Series Produced by
Tetsu Kayama .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2000)
Takeshi Mori .... planner: Gonzo (13 episodes, 2000)
Shouji Murahama .... producer (13 episodes, 2000)
Katsuji Nagata .... producer (13 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Fuminori Iwazaki (13 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jun'ichi Higashi (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kazuki Tsunoda .... assistant episode director (13 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Art Department
Takeshi Mori .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Shin'ichi Tôkairin .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Sound Department
Yota Tsuruoka .... sound director (13 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Tatsuya Kono .... 3dcg director (13 episodes, 2000)
Akira Suzuki .... 3dcg director (13 episodes, 2000)
Tetsuya Watanabe .... 3D CG mechanical director (13 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Animation Department
Kanetake Ebikawa .... mechanical designer (13 episodes, 2000)
Sora Inoue .... original character designer (13 episodes, 2000)
Tomohiro Kawahara .... mechanical animation director / animator (13 episodes, 2000)
Kazuya Kuroda .... character designer / chief animation director / ... (13 episodes, 2000)
Mahiro Maeda .... mechanical supervisor / animator (13 episodes, 2000)
Shôichi Masuo .... mechanical animation director / animator (13 episodes, 2000)
Yoshikazu Miyao .... mechanical designer (13 episodes, 2000)
Hiroshi Yamaguchi .... mechanical supervisor (13 episodes, 2000)
Tateru Namikaze .... animation director / assistant animation director (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Other crew
Shinji Higuchi .... planning assistant (13 episodes, 2000)
Umanosuke Iida .... planning assistant (13 episodes, 2000)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Vandread: The Second Stage" - USA (second season title)
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Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Space-alien-happy Dita uses the "alien" hand gesture from Close Encounters of the Third Kind when she meets Hibiki, (who she calls "Mr Alien") for the first time.See more »
Quotes:
Buzem A. Calessa:I think you've done more than enough to prove the existence of Hibiki Tokai.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Adventures in Voice Acting (2008) (V)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Simply Incredible, 14 March 2002
Author: Fredrik Malmquist (fredrik.malmquist@telia.com) from Härnösand, Sweden

This is the best anime I have ever seen!

It is hard to describe it really. It takes place in the future, and some colonists have gone out in the universe and settled down. The men and the women got separated, so they live on different planets with prejudices against one another. Then some female pirates gets stranded 263 days from their home planet, with 3 males. Hibiki, the main character. Bart, the wimp and Duero, the doctor. When I began seeing it I thought that it would be the worst feminist anime ever, but it was actually quite incredible. One character, Dita, is the most beautiful anime character that I have ever seen. She is so totally adorable and innocent, and only has eyes for Hibiki, whom tries to ignore her. If you have the opertunity to watch it, don't hesitate.

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