Genres: science fiction
Themes: mecha, politics, religion, terrorism
Objectionable Content: Significant
Running Time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of Episodes: 4
Plot Summary: In a near future, mankind has moved from a drained Earth to the Moon. Rebel acts of terrorism lead to conflicts with the Earth Federal Government. A mysterious entity called Dallos appears to restore hope. (from ANN)
Trivia: Dallos was made in 1983 by Studio Pierrot, becoming world’s first OVA series. It was also the directorial debut of Mamoru Oshii, who would later go on to direct such films as Angel`s Egg, the fourth Urusei Yatsura movie, and Ghost in the Shell.
In 1991, Celebrity Home Entertainment released an American dub of the series on VHS under the title Battle for Moon Station Dallos. The three episodes were edited together as a film. This feature version was later reissued by Best Film and Video Corp simply titled Dallos.
It was not released uncut in the US until 31 years after its original release. (from ANN)