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Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince

Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince

Alternative Titles

English: Majestic Prince
Japanese: 銀河機攻隊 マジェスティックプリンス

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2013 to Sep 19, 2013
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.471 (scored by 12195 users)
Ranked: #15992
Popularity: #1294
Members: 28,389
Favorites: 87
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Synopsis

In the latter half of 21st century, humans leave the Earth and begin to live in space. In order to adapt to the environment in space and deal with the hostile aliens in Jupiter, genetically engineered children called "Princes" are artificially raised and trained to be pilots of armed robots "AHSMB (Advanced High Standard Multipurpose Battle Device). This is a story about one of the teenage "Princes," Hitachi O Izuru, who studies in an academic city Grandzehle.

(Source: MAL News)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hitachi, Izuru
Hitachi, Izuru
Main
Aiba, Hiroki
Japanese
Aiba, Hiroki
Kugimiya, Kei
Kugimiya, Kei
Main
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese
Hikasa, Yoko
Asagi, Toshikazu
Asagi, Toshikazu
Main
Asanuma, Shintaro
Japanese
Asanuma, Shintaro
Irie, Tamaki
Irie, Tamaki
Main
Iguchi, Yuka
Japanese
Iguchi, Yuka

Staff

Motonaga, Keitarou
Motonaga, Keitarou
Director
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Yoshida, Reiko
Yoshida, Reiko
Script, Series Composition
Hikasa, Yoko
Hikasa, Yoko
Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(0/24)

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Opening Theme

#1: "Watashi wa Souzousuru (私は想像する)" by Natsumi Kon (eps 2-12)
#2: "PROMPT" by Natsumi Kon (eps 13-23)

Ending Theme

#1: "Sayonara tte Iu (サヨナラっていう)" by Chiaki Ishikawa (eps 1-12)
#2: "Arigatou. Tadaima. (アリガトウ。タダイマ。)" by Kei Kugimiya (Yoko Hikasa), Tamaki Irie (Yuka Iguchi) (eps 13-15, 17-18, 23)
#3: "Bokutachi wa Ikiteiru (僕たちは生きている)" by Izuru Hitachi (Hiroki Aiba), Toshikaze Asagi (Shintaro Asanuma), Ataru Suruga (Junya Ikeda) (ep 16, 21-22)
#4: "Respect Me" by Chiaki Ishikawa (ep 19)
#5: "Kokoro wa Hitotsu ja nai (心はひとつじゃない)" by Natsume Kon (ep 20)
#6: "Watashi wa Souzousuru (私は想像する)" by Natsumi Kon (ep 24)



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Masserati_
Oct 10, 2013 5:55 PM
"I want to be a hero!"

Majestic Prince is an incredibly tough sell, on the surface it's nothing more than your generic mecha series. At the start it's a dull, generic, predictable, incredibly by the numbers show with literally nothing new to put on the table. It's riddled with clichès, one look at the synopsis will tell you right away that this series has been done lots of times before, the plot twists used throughout have nearly all been done to death, and you will see them coming from miles away.

All of the above are reasons that, understandably, would likely put many people off the show read more
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Danpmss
May 25, 2013 8:16 AM
How can i start?
well, "Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince" (or just "Majestic Prince"), is an mecha anime, so, you surely will be expecting an awesome galatic war storyline and beautiful mecha action. Since episode 1, i saw an incredible of mecha action, but no significative plot until episode 7. Just like on Shinsekai Yori, i feel bad for those that dropped this one before the story even start.
Story- 7
Up to episode 13:
Until now, i just could see a single fragment of the plot, but i need to say, this story have much more potential than i thought. First of all, i will wait until the plot read more
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Zarashy
Jan 7, 2014 9:14 AM
It is very challenging to impress the viewers when it comes to ‘mecha’, and not to mention, it is even more difficult to compete when ventures like Gundam, Gurren Lagann or Macross have already made their mark in the market. Moreover we have seen so many different types of anime revolving around ‘mecha’ with different elements like music, romance etc, that there is hardly any room for a particular anime to stand out of the norm.

Aired in spring 2013, Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince is one such anime that certainly did not appeal to many viewers. One of the reasons might be because of its stereotypical read more
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Stark700
Oct 30, 2013 4:08 PM
Well, pretty much every anime season, there's a show about space and aliens. In fact, it's not just about that but the fact that it becomes a major theme for that show. Then, there's Majestic Prince, a science fiction anime that takes place in the latter half of 21st century. The problem here is though the 21st century isn't exactly the most peaceful place in the future. In fact, humanity seems to be put into jeopardy by unknown alien forces from space. Then, the government decided to train a group of young people to take on these alien forces. Dubbing themselves as 'Team Rabbits', we read more
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