Girly Air Force

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ガーリー・エアフォース


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2019 to Mar 28, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Satelight
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.161 (scored by 2823628,236 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #82652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2174
Members: 72,768
Favorites: 165

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Synopsis

Kei Narutani and his childhood friend, Song Minghua, are Chinese refugees who are fleeing from the Zai, a mysterious organization that indiscriminately terrorizes their country and its people. Fortunately, during their escape to Japan, they are saved by a strange red aircraft.

Kei's fascination with this aircraft leads him to meet his savior: a girl who is an "Anima"—the pilot of a unique type of airplane called a "Daughter." The girl goes by Gripen, an adorable JAS-39F fighter aircraft. Kei develops a bond with Gripen and is then recruited by the Japan Self-Defense Force to help Gripen overcome her troubles with flying.

Later joined by Eagle, a carefree F-15J-ANM, and Phantom, a proud RF-4EJ-ANM, the squadron takes up arms, determined to protect humanity. Together, the five individuals battle against the invasive Zai, forming the last line of defense against the threatening alien force.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Gripen

Main
Morishima, Yuuka
Japanese

Narutani, Kei

Main
Oosaka, Ryouta
Japanese

Song, Minghua

Supporting
Lynn
Japanese

Phantom

Supporting
Izawa, Shiori
Japanese

Eagle

Supporting
Oowada, Hitomi
Japanese

Viper Zero

Supporting

Rhino

Supporting
Shiraishi, Ryouko
Japanese

Yashirodoori, Haruka

Supporting
Nomura, Kenji
Japanese

Shankle, William

Supporting
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Japanese

Staff

Ono, Katsumi
Director, Script, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director
Satou, Hidekazu
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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"Break the Blue!!" by Run Girls, Run!
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Ending Theme

"Colorful☆Wing" by Gripen (Yuuka Morishima), Eagle (Hitomi Ohwada), Phantom (Shiori Izawa)



Mar 28, 2019
This review will be super biased because Im writing this as a military stuff, jet fighter fan (I have an F18 keyring lol). I think you need to be a fan of these stuff to really enjoy this one. Apart from the ending which gets kinda interesting and some other interesting concepts too is a pretty avarage good-bad guys history, but I really enjoyed it! The art is kinda flashy with all those colors, I wished the "daughters" had more realistic colours and also the enemy designs felt kinda poor, they also felt like if they were just there to fit in the battle escenes, ...
Mar 28, 2019
From my first viewing of Girly Air Force, it felt like I’ve seen this somewhere before. And no, before anyone mentions “Arpeggio of Blue Steel”, it’s actually not that. What I mean is that I’ve seen similar anime like this before with the ideas of objects translated into cute girls. Kantai Collection, Frame Arms Girl, and Strike Witches are a few that comes to mind. Yet, a voice is telling me that Girly Air Force really felt lacking in terms of execution. And with regret, I didn’t really get this show.

To be fair, the light novels aren’t very popular. Before this got announced as an ...
Mar 28, 2019
Girly Air Force was not a "must watch" anime but a decent one for those who like air fights, jets and colorful haired girls.

At first, let's cover the negative points that contributed to GAF's low popularity. Hum, the thema itself was quite basic, with aliens named Zai coming on Earth with their very high technology which totally outmatched humanity's current one. Forced to fight, every national armies & research (at least Japanese, American & Russian as we know) managed to create their own weapons, based on alien's jets they somehow destroyed.

These researches lead to the creation of Animas, aka girls with very colorful & non-conventional ...

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