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Senki Zesshou Symphogear: Meteoroid-Falling, Burning, and Disappear, Then...

Senki Zesshou Symphogear: Meteoroid-Falling, Burning, and Disappear, Then...

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Senhime Zesshou Symphogear
Japanese: 戦姫絶唱シンフォギア Meteoroid-falling, burning, and disappear, then...

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2012 to Mar 30, 2012
Genres: Action, Music, Sci-Fi
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.891 (scored by 12641 users)
Ranked: #34612
Popularity: #1067
Members: 28,394
Favorites: 162
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Two years ago, a pair of idols, Tsubasa Kazanari and Kanade Amou, collectively known as ZweiWing, fought against an alien race known as Noise using armor known as Symphogear. To protect a girl named Hibiki Tachibana, who got severely wounded by the Noise, Kanade sacrificed herself. Two years later, as Tsubasa has fought the Noise alone, Hibiki ends up gaining the same power as Kanade.

(Source: ANN, Wikipedia)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Senki Zesshou Symphogear: Meteoroid-falling, burning, and disappear, then...
Sequel: Senki Zesshou Symphogear G: In the Distance, That Day, When the Star Became Music...

Characters & Voice Actors

Kazanari, Tsubasa
Kazanari, Tsubasa
Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana
Tachibana, Hibiki
Tachibana, Hibiki
Main
Yuuki, Aoi
Japanese
Yuuki, Aoi
Yukine, Chris
Yukine, Chris
Main
Takagaki, Ayahi
Japanese
Takagaki, Ayahi
Amou, Kanade
Amou, Kanade
Supporting
Takayama, Minami
Japanese
Takayama, Minami

Staff

Itou, Tatsufumi
Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Oizaki, Fumitoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Animation Director, Key Animation
Kaneko, Akifumi
Script, Series Production Director, Series Composition, Original Creator



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Apr 3, 2012
Infinite
If you hate inconsistencies, stupid plot devices, a horribly flawed setting, and poor characterization, Senki Zesshou Symphogear is your worst nightmare.

The start of the series is deceptively good, we see a concert that's animated brilliantly, and we have a seemingly gritty story; we witness Kanade die in the past, and Miku crying over Hibiki's grave in the future. This image the anime painted itself in the first episode is one of the greatest deceptions I've witnessed in any form of media.

After the first episode, the animation quality drops dramatically, at times you wonder how the producers thought they could get away with it. Epitomizing this read more
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Apr 2, 2012
YuanMori
Despite a weak start and a weak team of writers, Symphogear still manages to be somewhat enjoyable if just for the absurdity of it all.

Unfortunately it doesn't seem to deliver the type of dark story we are shown in the first episode, rather the show is riddled with Dues Ex Machinas and plot holes. The characters and their backgrounds are written at a barely passable quality, but fortunately this seems to get better as the show goes on (except for the background characters who remain terrible the entire show).

Fortunately I found the music, gear design and battle scenes made up for the rest of the read more
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Recommendations

Both fighting with the power of songs.

Although macross is more set into space then Senki
The genre for both is "pop idol". However, they both have action and sci-fi added in. Both Anime use bright colors and detailed art work. They also break from the norm.

Opening Theme

"Synchrogazer" by Nana Mizuki

Ending Theme

#1: "Synchrogazer" by Nana Mizuki (ep 1)
#2: "Meteor Light" by Ayahi Takagaki (eps 2-3, 5-12)
#3: "Gekisou Gungnir (撃槍・ガングニール)" by Aoi Yuuki (ep 4)
#4: "Gyakkou no Flugel (逆光のフリューゲル)" by Nana Mizuki and Minami Takayama (ep 13)

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