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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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AniMania: X – Complete Series
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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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Trivia:
Hibiki only addresses Dita directly by name three times in the second season (Vandread: Second Stage). Once in "Red Angel" when Dita is chasing him in her pajamas about visiting her room right after their meeting about a shared dream. Then he says it twice in "Trust": when Dita is rushing in to save his Vanguard as it fights off the planet killer's self-destructive gateway; and when he's inviting Dita onto the shuttle to Taraak at the very end.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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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Fairly good, 24 July 2003
Author: smirre44 from Norway

Watched Stage 1 and Stage 2 over a year ago and first of all I gotta say the spacebattles are simply breathtaking, some of the best I've ever seen in any anime. The series relies heavily on fan service too, in the form of the scantily clad women we see so often in anime. The plot is OK, it kept me watching, didn't it? :) As for the best anime ever, it is not. But it is entertaining, despite some annyoing characters that got to me. I give it 7 out of 10.

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