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Full Metal Panic!

Genres: action, comedy, drama, science fiction
Themes: Mecha, Military, Real Robot, school, terrorists
Objectionable content: Significant
Number of episodes: 24
Vintage: 2002-01-08 to 2002-06-18
Plot Summary: Sousuke Sagara, a seventeen year old military specialist working for the secret organization MITHRIL, has been assigned to protect the latest “Whispered” candidate Kaname Chidori. To complete this task Sousuke will have to deal with enemies from his past as well as the occasional panty thief. Unfortunately for Sousuke, the toughest part of his mission isn’t only protecting Miss Chidori but also getting used to living an average High School students life, no easy task for someone raised on the battlefield.

Full Metal Panic! info on ANN

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Genres: action, comedy, slice of life
Themes: mecha, military, school, school life
Objectionable content: Significant
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2003-08-25 to 2003-11-18
Plot Summary: It’s back-to-school mayhem with Kaname Chidori and her war-freak classmate Sousuke Sagara as they encounter more misadventures in and out of Jindai High School. But when Kaname gets into some serious trouble, Sousuke takes the guise of Bonta-kun - the gun-wielding, butt-kicking mascot. And while he struggles to continue living as a normal teenager, Sousuke also has to deal with protecting his superior officer Teletha Testarossa, who has decided to take a vacation from Mithril and spend a couple of weeks as his and Kaname’s classmate.

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu info on ANN

Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid

Genres: action, drama, romance, science fiction
Themes: mecha, military, real robot
Objectionable content: Significant
Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2005-07-13 to 2005-10-19
Plot Summary: This series is set about two months after the events ocurred in the Tuatha de Danaan at the end of the original series. Mithril becomes aware of a secret organization that has technology able to counter the ECS (Electronic Cloaking System) mode. This organization, known as Amalgam, also has “Black Technology”, obtained from “Whispered” like Kaname Chidori, and like the other intelligency agencies, they intend to obtain more. However, when Sousuke’s mission to protect Chidori is terminated by Mithril, all seems to be in place for Amalgam’s plans… Like many of its fans know, it is based of the FMP novel “The End of Day by Day.”

Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid info on ANN

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory/ Full Metal Panic! IV

Genres: action, science fiction
Themes: mecha, military, real robot
Number of Episodes: 12
Vintage: 2018-04-13

ANN Info Page

Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (OAV) Vintage: 2006-05-26

It’s been awhile since I’ve seen this, but I just started re-watching FMP with my best friend as kind of a prep for her watching Fumoffu.

Though I was pretty sure she’d like Fumoffu, and thought she’s get a kick out out of it, to my surprise, she’s actually enjoying FMP as well, though we’re only 2 episodes into it currently.

A truly excellent show. One that I consider a modern day classic.
Lets hope it’s not ruined by Hollywood and Zack Effron.
Heres hoping for a new season, though I highly doubt it. :frowning:

An excellent choice to share with someone! It has something to please everyone - serious with the just right touch of comedy. I’ve never heard anyone say anything bad about it. And Fumoffu is just as great! I know she will appreciate both.

How many tiems do I have to say Chris Patton + Luci Christian + Hillary Haag = EPIC WIN!!!

This is indeed one of my favorite anime series.

It has its own unique twists, a good balance between humor, drama, and action.

And I can tell I really like it since I came up with a excellent story line for after the third series…

You can never say that enough really, cause it never ceases to be true…

FMP/FMP Fumoffu are both favorite Anime shows of all time. One of those that will probably always be on there me with Slayers, Sailor Moon, Tenchi. I agree I wish there was more Anime too. :frowning:

DANA only rivals one other sub for me, and that is Submarine 707R.

I would love to see both of them up against each other in a FMP/707 crossover…not that it will happen, but would be the anime equivalent of the Kelsey Grammar movie Down Periscope. B)

:frowning: I blame that old NES game that I don’t remember the name of for my interests in subs.

FUMOFFU kind of scares me. Not the entire show, but the phrase itself. I was in shock each time that thing said it. It kind of made it FMP Sesame Street version and that thing was the muppet.

All the rest of the show was just gravy, but that thing scares me. I had nightmares about it. :S

How can you be afraid of Bonta-kun. He was the sh*t!

Chidori’s age…a minor being chased by a bear…2+2=… :S

Hah!!! :slight_smile:

Just finished up DVD 3 with my best friend, and she’s loving the series so far.
I can’t wait to show her Fumoffu, as I know she’ll like it even more.

This thread should be moved.

Rai edit: DERP

Unlike the Sojitz titles this title was with ADV for a long time and I feel for now it should remain here. When Funimations sets come out then I will probably move it as it no longer supports the company that actually made it great. So for now it stays.

A fantastic series. I finally got my hands on series 3 a couple months ago and enjoyed every minute of it. The Heavy Metal collection is absolutely perfect for those that haven’t started collecting the boxsets yet.

I enjoyed the series very much, watched it online. I recommend it to any anime fan :d

I enjoyed the series very much, watched it online. I recommend it to any anime fan :d[/quote]

So you didn’t buy it?

Of course I did. lol