October 11, 2009
Today's Mystery Meat is "Melty Lancer". I downloaded it to get bonus points.
Turns out to be a science fiction series from Gonzo with lots of combat by six super-powerful women. They were some sort of special combat unit, or law enforcement unit, or something but the unit was disbanded a year previously. Now there's some sort of major threat.
A guy named Collins is pulled out of a cell in a high security prison by three political bigwigs who tell him they'll release him, if he takes command of a reunited Melty Lancer for one mission. Having nothing better to do, he accepts, but other than that he isn't really a factor in the first episode.
He's assigned an aide, a wimpy guy (you can tell because he's wearing glasses) who has been sent out to collect all the women who are scattered hell-and-gone around the galaxy. And he manages to do so early enough in the episode so that there's time for them to engage in a major battle.
I'm sure that the wimp has the same voice actor as Pyoro in Vandread, but it's not listed in that seiyuu's CV on ANN. It would help if I knew what the wimp's name was but I don't think they ever said.
Collins has the same voice as Samson in Banner of the Stars. I didn't really recognize any of the women's voices, though.
The art was mediocre and the animation pretty standard. Little or no fan service that I noticed. The voice acting was a bit over the top. Generally pretty forgettable and after one ep I am not really tempted to watch any more of it, even though there's a loli mahoutsukai and a loli catgirl in the group.
I guess there's a reason few people are seeding this one. Right now there are only two of us.
UPDATE: Today's series was going to be "Girl from Phantasia", but damn. I got five minutes into it and couldn't force myself to watch any more. The pain...
Posted by: Pixy Misa at October 11, 2009 11:28 PM (PiXy!)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at October 12, 2009 03:24 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at October 18, 2009 05:30 PM (/ppBw)
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at October 18, 2009 07:31 PM (/ppBw)
Or maybe I'll just rewatch Nanoha.
Posted by: metaphysician at October 18, 2009 07:45 PM (M5Kik)
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