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2005 (Japan) See more »
A second coming of panic!
This is the sequel to the first Full Metal Panic! series and starts where the first series left off... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 21)
Tomokazu Seki ... Sousuke Sagara (13 episodes, 2005)
Satsuki Yukino ... Kaname Chidori (12 episodes, 2005)
Akio Ôtsuka ... Andrei Kalinin (10 episodes, 2005)
Shin'ichirô Miki ... Kurz Weber (10 episodes, 2005)
Michiko Neya ... Melissa Mao (10 episodes, 2005)
Yukana Nogami ... Teletha 'Tessa' Testarossa / ... (9 episodes, 2005)
Hôchû Ôtsuka ... Gates (9 episodes, 2005)
Tomomichi Nishimura ... Richard Mardukas (8 episodes, 2005)
Ikue Kimura ... Kyoko Tokiwa (8 episodes, 2005)
Emi Shinohara ... Xia Yu Fan (8 episodes, 2005)
Miyuki Sawashiro ... Xia Yu Lan (8 episodes, 2005)

Series Directed by
Yasuhiro Takemoto (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Shôji Gatô (13 episodes, 2005)

Shikidouji (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Hiroyuki Kitaura .... producer (13 episodes, 2005)
Scott McClennen .... producer (13 episodes, 2005)
Series Original Music by
Toshihiko Sahashi (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Ryuuta Nakagami (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Jôji Unoguchi (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Ichikawa Atsushi .... logo designer: HY (13 episodes, 2005)

Rie Takagi .... color designer (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Yôta Tsuruoka .... sound director (unknown episodes)
Series Animation Department
Kanetake Ebikawa .... mechanical designer (unknown episodes)
Osamu Horiuchi .... character designer / chief animation director (unknown episodes)
Toshiaki Ihara .... mechanical designer (unknown episodes)
Hiroyuki Takahashi .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Shôji Gatô .... series composition (unknown episodes)

Production CompaniesDistributors
  • WOWOW (2005) (Japan) (TV)
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Australia:MA15+ | Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba) (video rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (volume 1) | Japan:R-15 | New Zealand:M | New Zealand:R16 (volume 2) | UK:15 (2015) | USA:TV-14

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Unlike its predecessor, "Fumoffu", "The Second Raid" is the second season of "Full Metal Panic!"See more »
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37 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Wow!, 5 January 2006
Author: Pipstherealityimpared from United Kingdom

I've got to say, what I've seen of Fumoffu was a bit plot-light, and even the first series had its duller moments, but at thirteen episodes TSR packs so much in! Expect to see more action, faster AS battles, scarier bad guys (seriously... Gates has *issues*).

Unfortunately for fans of Fumoffu, neither Hayashimizu nor Ren Mikihara have speaking parts in this series, although Ren can be seen briefly in one scene. Much of the story takes place aboard TDD-1, and that means more Kurz and Mao, and even a little background on Tessa's family!

The animation is wicked smooth with clean, sharp lines and plenty of background detail. Voice actors for this series are excellent (my personal favourite being Miki Shinchiro, who plays Kurz =^_^=) and towards the end of the series it's hard to believe that the anguish played out by Souske is line drawings and a voice actor in a studio. Completely convincing- good job that man. According to native speakers of Chinese, the voice actors in this series sound a little stiff, and the same is presumably true for Italians, but for the rest of us the diversity of this series is great. (I personally have issues with Mao's pronunciation of the words 'Rock and Roll'... probably not the best choice of words for a Japanese voice actress). ~_~'

Anyway, wicked plot, great pacing, good character expo, awesome character development, particularly for Souske. Spectacular animation. The background music won't survive more that one or two listens out of context, but the energetic and heartfelt 'Minamikaze' (South Wind) of the title theme is excellent, and the slower closing theme has plenty of fans. Look forward to this!


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