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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.
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Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino ...  Kaname Chidori 24 episodes, 2002
Tomokazu Seki ...  Sousuke Sagara / ... 24 episodes, 2002
Jason Douglas ...  Additional Voices / ... 24 episodes, 2002
Yukana Nogami Yukana Nogami ...  Teletha 'Tessa' Testarossa / ... 21 episodes, 2002
Akio Ôtsuka ...  Lt. Cmdr. Andrey Kalinin / ... 20 episodes, 2002
Shin'ichirô Miki ...  Kurz Weber / ... 20 episodes, 2002
Michiko Neya Michiko Neya ...  Melissa Mao / ... 19 episodes, 2002
Masahiko Tanaka Masahiko Tanaka ...  Gauron 15 episodes, 2002
Tomomichi Nishimura Tomomichi Nishimura ...  Cmdr. Richard Mardukas 12 episodes, 2002
Ikue Kimura Ikue Kimura ...  Kyoko Tokiwa 12 episodes, 2002
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ...  Shinji Kazama 11 episodes, 2002
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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.

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A second coming of panic!


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8 January 2002 (Japan) See more »

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Стальная тревога See more »

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Sgt. Sagara Sousuke: [to dating sim] I'm not a nerd, I'm a specialist!
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #33.8 (2005) See more »

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It has it all....jeez
12 January 2007 | by VulturEMaNSee all my reviews

I've had Full Metal Panic! turn anime haters into anime lovers, but most said that they loved how FMP wraps everything up with an EXCELLENT....feel. Put the plot, characters, scenery in the back of your mind...and focus on the overall feeling of the series. Sure, the other stuff is great, and they're done very well...but a lot of other anime series have that. FMP! has the FEEL of something interesting...something worthwhile...something just plain enjoyable. I could sit down and re-watch it over and over again and pick up something new every time...it's like watching a good actor play his part.

Maybe that's what I'm trying to get at...these characters don't feel like drawings with people reading their lines. They don't do something so predictable that you already know the next scene. This anime feels original because the characters feel original...as if they were real people. They're people that you could imagine meeting on the street, but know that you never will. They all have personalities, consciences, etc...facial features actually show what mood they might be in...it's something that could be easily converted into a real-life acted movie, just because it's so apparent that the storyboard operators went down to every excruciating detail of what everything needed to look like...

I'll stop rambling now. Just go watch it. And make sure to keep, in the back of your mind, a mental note of what Sousuke's eyes look like between each episode...it may come in handy when you watch The Second Raid


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