Terra Formars

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Japanese: TERRA FORMARS [テラフォーマーズ]


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 27, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, HorrorHorror, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: GoreGore, SpaceSpace, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.991 (scored by 117783117,783 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #42622
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1050
Members: 233,075
Favorites: 633

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During the 21st century, humanity attempted to colonize Mars by sending two species which could endure the harsh environment of the planet to terraform it—algae and cockroaches. However, they did not anticipate the species' remarkable ability to adapt. Now in the 26th century, a lethal disease known as the Alien Engine Virus has arrived on Earth, and the cure is suspected to be found only on Mars. The problem is, Mars in the present is overrun by creatures known as "Terraformars," incredibly powerful and intelligent humanoid cockroaches that mutated from those originally sent to the planet.

The Annex I team, consisting of a hundred men and women genetically enhanced with characteristics of powerful organisms from earth, has been sent to Mars on a mission to find the cause of the Alien Engine Virus and to help cure humanity—signalling the start of the crew's fight for survival.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Ending Theme

"Lightning" by TERRASPEX

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Jun 15, 2022
t's really hard for me to find an anime that interests me. I usually watch 1 or 2 episodes daily, but this time it was different. I watched Terra Formars in one day and I really enjoyed it.

The plot is simple, but the show is still really interesting. I think it is just satisfying to watch these violent scenes of murdering croaches. I didn't pay attention to bad storytelling, worldbuilding, or character designs (which I don't think are all that bad). Things like art, sound, or story are average, but enjoyment is still outstanding. I feel like this anime is totally underrated. I recommend it ...
Mar 17, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Terra Formars shows promise with its diverse cast, action-packed scenes, and a storyline that gradually builds interest. However, it struggles to establish meaningful connections with its characters, resulting in uneven development and a narrative that feels more like setup than substantial progression. While some characters receive adequate attention, others remain underdeveloped, limiting emotional investment. Despite these issues, the series gains momentum towards the end, hinting at deeper plotlines and mysteries. Its strength lies in its action sequences, delivering excitement, intensity, and brutality; although the animation leaves room for improvement. Terra Formars offers a blend of promising elements, yet its narrative structure leaves the impression that ...
May 10, 2024
The plot shows promise, drawing one in with its intrigue, but unfortunately, many elements fall flat. The only driving force seems to be the question of "how did this happen?" There is definitely some dark politics at play behind the scenes, and the concept of futuristic gene modifications adds an intriguing layer.

However, the fight animations lack fluidity, appearing rather stiff, and character development is almost non-existent. This makes it hard to form attachments or feel the impact of their demise.

Overall, it's decent, but it lacks that spark of greatness. Personally, I wouldn't recommend it to others. A waste of time, in my opinion.

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