When Imperial forces attack the small border town of Bruhl, Welkin Gunther, son of late General Belgen Gunther, is forced to fight for his life alongside Town Watch captain Alicia Melchiott... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2009  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Full Metal Panic! (TV Series 2002)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl.

Stars: Satsuki Yukino, Tomokazu Seki, Jason Douglas
Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (TV Series 2015)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Follow Ikki Kurogane as he defies the odds that everyone thinks he can't do. Ikki is the lowest of the low at his acdemy. While others have magical power and are high ranking. He is the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryôta Ôsaka, Shizuka Ishigami, Nao Tôyama
Hagure Yusha no Aestetica (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story follows a world where several young men and women regularly find themselves spirited away to a world of sword and magic called Alayzard. After those who survive and return are ... See full summary »

Stars: Felecia Angelle, Terri Doty, Jerry Jewell
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The mighty Katjvarna Empire is currently embroiled in a war with the neighboring Kiorka Republic. Within an unspecified corner of this empire, a certain young man was reluctantly preparing ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Randy E. Aguebor, Terri Doty
Tairuzu obu za abisu (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The world of Auldrant is bound by a score A series of prophecies from centuries past That dictate the worlds future it is considered an absolute fate that everyone lives by

Stars: Yukana Nogami, Chihiro Suzuki
Log Horizon (2013–2015)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Homesteading the Noosphere" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan ... See full summary »

Stars: Jôji Nakata, Takuma Terashima, Emiri Kato
Jormungand (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The series follows Koko Hekmatyar, a young arms dealer who sells weapons under HCLI, an international shipping corporation that secretly deals in the arms trade. As one of the company's ... See full summary »

Stars: Shizuka Itô, Mutsumi Tamura, Wataru Hatano
Owari no serafu (TV Series 2015)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In 2012, the world allegedly comes to an end at the hands of a human-made virus, ravaging the global populace and leaving only children untouched. It is at this time that vampires emerge from the recesses of the earth.

Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Nobuhiko Okamoto
Kôkaku no regiosu (TV Series 2009)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Terri Doty, Greg Ayres, Todd Haberkorn
Hai to gensô no Grimgar (TV Series 2016)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Haruhiro suddenly wakes up, with no memory but his name. There are a lot of people around, but noone seems to know anything. Haruhiro forms a party of some of the people and start exploring.

Stars: Yoshimasa Hosoya, Mikako Komatsu, Hiroyuki Yoshino
Gôruden taimu (TV Series 2013)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.

Stars: Yui Horie, Makoto Furukawa, Ai Kayano
Hyouka (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Houtarou is usually quite apathetic, however his sister forced him to join the classic literature club. Once there he discovers some information regarding an incident surrounding one of the... See full summary »

Stars: Yûichi Nakamura, Satomi Sato, Daisuke Sakaguchi
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Marina Inoue ...
 Alicia Melchiott (unknown episodes)
Edit

Storyline

When Imperial forces attack the small border town of Bruhl, Welkin Gunther, son of late General Belgen Gunther, is forced to fight for his life alongside Town Watch captain Alicia Melchiott. Along with Welkin's adopted sister Isara, the three escape to Gallia's capitol and subsequently join the country's militia forces. As members of the newly-formed Squad 7, they must work to repel the invading Imperial forces and discover the true purpose of the invasion itself. Written by ANN

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 April 2009 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Valkyria Chronicles  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spun-off from Valkyria Chronicles (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sets a perfect tone for a fantasy and adventure story that few Anime Capture
24 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a preface, my favorite Anime Series would be Last Exile, so if you have seen that then you know where I am coming from when I say that there are few anime series I have seen that have a lighthearted enough tone to compare well with some of the great action adventure movies that have come out of Hollywood including Star Wars the way Last Exile does. Last Exile was just gentle enough with the fantasy world building to ease my western palate easily into the series. They also had very warm and down to earth characters to root for.

I'm happy that I have found Valkyria Chronicles as it is similar to Last Exile in many ways. The character designs and visuals are similar, the early 1900s, slightly steam punk setting, even the dependence on a fantasy glowing blue power source that is mined. More than the visuals, this series has a gentleness about it, and a grounded, down to Earth, lighthearted tone just like Last Exile, which makes it as easy to watch as a typical American summer Blockbuster.

It falls short of Last Exile in overall story and characters however. Another reason Last Exile is so special is the lack of most common silliness that accompanies anime series. There is a tiny bit, but the least I have ever seen in a series. Valkyria Chronicles has a noticeable amount, which will raise eyebrows of someone who hasn't seen many anime series, but I could overlook them to enjoy the overall goodness present.

I was very happy with the experience, and heartily recommend this series to anyone looking for something fun and rewarding to watch.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?