Watch The Sky Crawlers
Genres: action, drama, mystery, psychological
Themes: aircraft, death, military
Plot Summary: The story unfolds in another ‘possible’ modern age. The main characters are youngsters called “Kildren”, who are destined to live eternally in their adolescence. The Kildren are conscious that every day could be the last, because they fight a “war as entertainment” organized and operated by adults. But as they embrace the reality they are faced with, they live their day-to-day lives to the full.
Watch Daphne in the Brilliant Blue Specials
Genres: action, comedy, ecchi
Plot Summary: Two bonus episodes that take place during the course of the series, approximately halfway through it seems. They are entitled ‘Everything you always wanted to know about Nereids (but were afraid to ask)’ and ‘Heaven can wait for Maia Mizuki’. These stories are more lighthearted and comedic in tone, bordering on silly.
Watch Sumomomo Momomo Chijou Saikyou no Yome Specials
Genres: comedy, ecchi, romance
Plot Summary: Sumomomo Momomo DVD episodes 23 and 24. Koushi Inuzuka is a smart high school student who aims to become a public prosecutor. Unfortunately for our good guy, he was born into a martial arts family whose head (ie his father) only knows one language: violence. When Koushi was still a baby, his father made a pact with his biggest rival to marry Koushi to his opponent-turned-friend’s daughter. The union of the two blood lines is supposed to bring forth Earth’s strongest martial arts clan.
Watch Kowarekake no Orgel
Genres: drama, slice of life, science fiction
Themes: androids, music
Plot Summary: In 2039, helper androids are widespread as general purpose electronics.
Keiichiro lost his family in a traffic accident and retired from his band. One day, he finds an old model android in a garbage dump. He takes her home and names her “Flower”. Thus begin the summer days of a memoryless android and a dreamless boy.
Watch Armored Trooper Votoms Big Battle
Genres: action, drama, science fiction
Themes: mecha, military
Plot Summary: In the neutral city A’koba the Baralant military uses robot gladiator fights to test battle robots before they are used in real wars. Chirico Cuvie a previous Red Shoulder from the Melkia military and some friends are trying to steal jijirium from Karman Tomus a former technological officer from the Melkia military. Chirico needs it to save his woman, Fyana who is a Gilgamesh PS. Karman Tomus is also looking for the PS Fyana. When Fyana is kidnapped Chirico is forced to fight the local robot battle champion, Niva and the Balarant military who is trying to create their own PS. Niva has a personal grudge against Red Shoulders because he was beaten by them at the fields of Orom. Niva was tried turned into a PS, and thus also hates Fyana. Niva turns Fyana against Chirico and the fight gets much more difficult, since Fyana must not be harmed.