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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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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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Mari Devon ... Gascogne (13 episodes, 2000)

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

Did You Know?

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 »
Duero McFile:You'd better get the infirmary ready. It looks like we're gonna be busy.See more »
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Featured in Adventures in Voice Acting (2008) (V)See more »


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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
I was amazed!!, 4 April 2002
Author: ganthc ( from Austin, Texas

Pioneer did a fantastic job of making this DVD, as the picture was crisp and the sound was very clear. The story was very good, and you start liking the characters right from the start. Fredrik is right in that it initially seems like a feminist anime, but it isn't. It is a look at two warring cultures that start overcoming their stereotypes in order to fight a more horrible enemy. The music and visual effects as well as the story are worth checking this film out.

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