Yuugeki Uchuu Senkan Nadesico
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Yuugeki Uchuu Senkan Nadesico

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Synonyms: Meteor Schlachtschiff Nadesico
Japanese: 遊撃宇宙戦艦ナデシコ
English: Nadesico
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 25
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 1996 to Feb 1999
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Military Military
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Ace
Authors: Asamiya, Kia (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #173162
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Popularity: #17013
Members: 764
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An alien armada from Jupiter has amassed enough power to destroy all of Earth’s defenses. Earth’s final hope lies in the Space Battleship Nadesico, a ship created using recently discovered extraterrestrial technology. The Nadesico’s rag-tag crew must overcome their idiosyncrasies and defeat the alien fleet or Earth’s last hope will be lost.

(Source: ANN)


Yuugeki Uchuu Senkan Nadesico was published in English as Nadesico by Central Park Media from June 15, 2000 to October 15, 2002.

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"Yuugeki Uchuu Senkan Nadesico" is ostensibly an "adaptation" of "Kidou Senkan Nadesico" to manga, which was published concurrently with said anime. However, beyond the facts of its synopsis, it actually offers a significantly different experience, one that rarely makes it stand on its own. Gone is most of the meta commentary, most of the humor, and most of the story one may be familiar with from the show. So what is the hook?

Interestingly enough, the focus of the manga is on the main characters' -Akito and Yurika- relationship and specifically Akito's character growth. In the anime, these parts mostly seemed played for laughs or to ...


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