On the planet Geminar, where male mecha pilots are a rarity, Kenshi Masaki is kidnapped by a mystery organization after being mysteriously transported from Earth. Lashara Earth XVIII, the Shtrayu Empire’s emperor, is assassinated by the 15-year-old pilot in a mecha suit known as a Sacred Mechanoid with the promise of returning home. But things don’t go as planned, and Kenshi finds himself a prisoner and the focus of investigation by Lashara and her crew. If he accepts her offer, Kenshi will have the opportunity to redeem himself by working for her. He’ll be her servant, essentially, but he’ll also get the chance to pilot a mecha suit once more. For the sake of returning home, Kenshi is prepared to put up with Geminar’s idiosyncrasies. But will he ever be able to return home? What about the enigmatic group that drew him to Geminar in the first place, specifically to assassinate Lashara?
10. Break Blade 1: Kakusei no Toki
The Kingdom of Krisna and the nation of Athens are on the verge of a conflict in the continent of Cruzon. Quartz can be used for any purpose by the inhabitants of this land. Rygart Arrow, on the other hand, is not. He is a “un-sorcerer,” a person who is unable to cast spells involving quartz. As it stands, he will be able to command a powerful ancient Golem, capable of defeating the invading army of Athens.
9. Zero no Tsukaima
Magicians, cloaks, and nobility aren’t the only things that ensnare Louise-Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière. Due to her inability to perform magic correctly while attending high-ranking magicians’ academy Tristain Academy dubbed her “Louise the Zero” by her peers.
It is Louise’s summoning ritual that causes a catastrophic explosion when the first-year students are compelled to conduct it. When the dust settles, a young man called Saito Hiraga emerges, defying expectations. Saito, now that Louise is familiar with her, is treated as a slave, made to wash her own clothing and eat whatever she finds on the floor. While performing the ritual, a strange brand is discovered imprinted on Saito’s hand. This is later determined to be the mark of a strong companion known as Gandalfr.
As Saito adjusts to his new life and Louise shows that there is more to her than her nickname suggests, Zero no Tsukaima is a wild, exciting, and explosive story that follows these two characters.
8. IS: Infinite Stratos
Infinite Stratos, a powered exoskeleton developed by Japan, became the standard weapon of choice in the country. Because women are the only ones who can run IS, they have a stranglehold on society. Orimura Ichika, a 15-year-old student at the IS pilot training school, unintentionally touches an IS. After being discovered to be the sole person capable of operating IS, he is compelled to enroll in the training program. It’s time for Ichika to get used to being surrounded by girls at school.
For Arika Yumemiya, the desire of attending the elite Gualderobe Academy has taken her far beyond her home town. To become an Otome, a guardian of the kings and queens of the kingdom, young females are taught at this school Arika makes a lot of new acquaintances in this town, but she also makes some adversaries who know more about her background than she does. Her spirit and willpower, on the other hand, are what will keep her going.
Not a straight sequel, but an alternate reality with some of the Mai-HiME cast members in it, this series is based on its predecessor.
Vandread is a place where men and women come from opposite ends of the spectrum! I wouldn’t go that far. Humans have colonized every star system in the Milky Way galaxy, with Taraak and Mejere being two separate planets in one star system. Gender conflict has escalated into a full-fledged racial conflict, with people no longer seeing each other as members of the same species!
After an unsuccessful attempt to steal a robot, Hibiki Tokai, a male Taraak third-class laborer, finds himself stranded on a battleship. Hibiki’s predicament becomes even more dire when female pirates seize control of the Taraakian Vanguard. Not only that but they’ve also generated a massive wormhole that swallows both the kidnapped Vanguard and the Mejeran pirates’ ships in the process of their desperate firefight. With no way to return home, these men and women must now learn to work together if they ever hope to reach their original worlds again.
5. Neon Genesis Evangelion
The world is on the verge of collapse in 2015. It is up to Nerv, a United Nations-affiliated special agency, and their Evangelion robots, huge machines capable of battling the Angelic messengers of Earth’s doom, that humanity’s last hope lies. When it comes to piloting an Evangelion, Gendou Ikari is always on the lookout for those who are compatible. Misato Katsuragi, Head of Tactical Operations, and Ritsuko Akagi, Chief Scientist, are assisting in this defensive effort.
Shinji Ikari, 14, sees his father for the first time in years as he is sucked into Nerv and thrust into a terrifying new destiny as the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01, the fate of humanity resting on his shoulders.
Neon Genesis Evangelion, a manga and anime series by Hideaki Anno, tells the story of a young child who grows up to be a hero. However, as this psychological drama unfolds, ancient truths begin to boil to the surface beneath the great picture.
4. Knight’s & Magic
Reborn into a world of knights and magic, a smart programmer and diehard robot otaku discovers that giant robots known as Silhouette Knights rage throughout the land. Ernesti Echevalier, now revived, begins building his ultimate robot with his enormous machine expertise and programming skills. But what he does has unanticipated consequences…? The world will be changed by the aspirations of a robot otaku!
3. Chrome Shelled Regios
Limbeekoon or Filth Monsters have overtaken the post-apocalyptic earth, forcing mankind to live in vast mobile cities known as Regios and train to wield unique weapons known as Dite, which are powered by the power of Kei. When Layfon Alseif arrives at the Academy City of Zuellni, he hopes to begin a fresh life free of the burdens of his past. Karian Loss, the manipulative Student Council President, and Nina Antalk, a Military Arts student and the Captain of the 17th Military Arts Platoon, both see his ability and decide that he’s the perfect candidate to join their group, based on his past history. Layfon, on the other hand, has a mysterious background that won’t leave him alone, as well as powers that are beyond normal.
2. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
The conquest of Japan marks the beginning of the Holy Empire of Britannia’s rise to military dominance in the year 2010. Area 11 was renamed after Japan’s rapid defeat by these tyrants and has witnessed a substantial amount of resistance against them.
The exiled prince of Britannia, Lelouch Lamperouge, is tragically caught in the crossfire between the militaries of both nations. In the end, he is saved by a strange girl named C.C., who grants him Geass, the “Power of Kings,” just in time for his escape. Awakened by his newfound “total obedience,” Lelouch goes on a perilous voyage as the vigilante Zero, spearheading a brutal onslaught against Britannia to exact his wrath once and for all.’
1. Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri
Off-duty Japan While on his way to a doujin conference in Tokyo, Youji Itami is confronted with a giant gate-shaped portal that arises out of nowhere. Coming through this gate is a legion of medieval knights in shining armor, ready to wipe out everything in their way. In order to preserve lives, Youji swiftly intervenes and directs the remainder of the JSDF’s efforts towards stopping the invasion.
Youji has been given the duty of directing a special reconnaissance mission, part of a JSDF task force, that will be sent to the “Special Region” three months after the invasion. As a means of learning more about what they’re dealing with and establishing amicable relations with the governing empire, they must travel into this unknown planet. However, if they fail, both sides of the gate will be dragged into a catastrophic conflict.