Aoki Ryuusei SPT Layzner

Blue Comet SPT Layzner

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Blue Meteor SPT Layzner, Layzner, SPT Layzner, Aoki Ryusei SPT Layzner, Layzner Super Powered Tracer
Japanese: 蒼き流星SPTレイズナー
English: Blue Comet SPT Layzner
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Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1985 to Jun 26, 1986
Premiered: Fall 1985
Broadcast: Thursdays at 17:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.921 (scored by 13931,393 users)
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Ranked: #42522
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Popularity: #6934
Members: 5,803
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The story takes place in an alternate reality based in the year 1996, where humanity is advanced enough to develop long-range space travel, as well as bases on both the Moon and Mars. However, the Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union have not ended; rather, they've escalated as both sides build military facilities in space, and the shadow of nuclear conflict looms over humanity, both on and off Earth.

Meanwhile, on the Red Planet, an exchange program created by the United Nations to promote peace and understanding is about to begin; the "Cosmic Culture Club," consisting of 16 boys and girls, as well as their instructor Elizabeth, arrives at the UN Mars base. Among the passengers is Anna a 14-year-old girl who serves as the narrator for the story.

Suddenly, four unidentified humanoid robots classified as Super Powered Tracers are detected, engaged in fierce combat with each other. The UN base is caught in the crossfire and quickly destroyed, killing all but six members of the "Cosmic Culture Club"—Elizabeth, Arthur, Roan, David, Simone and Anna, and leaving them stranded on an inhospitable planet that has suddenly become a battlefield. As the battle ends, the lone SPT standing lands next to the terrified group and opens up revealing a pilot, who simply announces to them, "Earth is at stake."


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Opening Theme

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"Melos no You ni —Lonely Way— (メロスのように —LONELY WAY—)" by Airmail from Nagasaki

Ending Theme

1: "Go-Fun Dake no Wagamama (5分だけのわがまま, Just 5 Minutes of Selfishness)" by Seiko Tomizawa (eps 1-25)
2: "La Rose Rouge (ラ・ローズ・ルージュ, The Red Rose)" by Seiko Tomizawa (eps 26-38)

Sep 23, 2021
Atelier_Weiss (All reviews)
Aoi Ryuusei SPT Layzner is Ryousuke Takahashi's fifth creative work and one that stands out among his other mecha works for feeling a lot more representative of the genre. While Dougram is a much more politically focused show with action that feels more comprised of guerrilla efforts than giant robots punching each other, Layzner is something that feels a lot more distinctively like a real robot show making it more derivative compared to his other contributions to the industry up to this point yet refreshing in its execution.

Layzner tackles some very interesting concepts within the mecha genre. Taking place in an alternative history where the read more
Oct 20, 2020
Cecihoney (All reviews)
So yeah, this had no review up to now ( october 2020) and I think it deserves one to tell people if this anime is for them or not - yes it is not for everyone.

Story: 6
Well I like the fact that in a way the aliens are quite similar to humans, which is relevant to the plot, but it is kinda simple and the series try to cover it in mystery for way too long. Also certain events feel a bit forced to happen or simply doesn't make much sense, specially after the 3 year jump which happens at one point.
Yet the same jump read more

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