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Genres: drama, mystery, romance, science fiction
Themes: hybrid robot, mecha, post-apocalyptic, virtual reality
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 26
Vintage: 2006-04-06 to 2006-09-28

Plot Summary: Kyo, an avid swimmer tries his best to keep the high school swimming club going, which is pretty hard when he’s the only member. Facing the prospect of the club being closed by the student council, he tries to enlist beautiful Misaki to act in a promo video, shot by his good friend Ryoko, in a bid to start a recruitment drive. She agrees but only if he pilots a mecha under the wing of Celebrum, a resistance organisation fighting to destroy Deutera Areas formed on Earth by the aliens Gards-orm. He agrees but finds it all strangely familiar as if he’s done it before…

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Why do I always think of Zipang when I see this title? A mystery for the ages.

I vaguely remember this one. I think. Maybe.

Are there any shows involving a “get members to keep the club open” premise that Sentai doesn’t have? :wink:

This is one of those shows Bandai Ent. put out and finished ,but the complete collection got cancelled . Then the last few volumes of the singles were ridiculously hard to come by for a reasonable price.

Yeah, Sentai may not have got Sunrise’s biggest shows, but they did get several that are either long out of print or never received a true complete collection. I think with a run on TAN and some marketing, this could do decently for them.

[size=16]Zegapain Anime’s Site Updates With New Image[/size]
posted on 2014-08-31 23:57 EDT
July 16, 2015 8:06am CDT
March 24, 2016 11:10pm CDT
On the 27th, at this weekend’s AnimeJapan tradeshow, cast members Shintarō Asanuma (Kyo Sogoru) and Kana Hanazaa (Ryoko Kaminagi) will take the stage the presents the project

[size=16]’Zegapain Adaptation’ 10th Anniversary Anime Film Retells Series With New Scenes, Characters[/size]
posted on 2016-03-28 00:00 EDT
Also: Standard edition BD release, “stage reading” event featuring main cast

###Zegapain ADAP Compilation Film’s Teaser Features Kana Hanazawa’s Song
posted on 2016-06-28 19:20 EDT
New characters, new footage, new dialogue recording in October 15 film
July 27, 2016 2:17pm CDT
10th anniversary project featuring new dubbing and new animation hits theaters in Japan on October 15, 2016
August 28, 2016 11:42am CDT
Feature that re-cuts, re-dubs, partially re-animates, and re-imagines the earlier anime hits Japanese theaters on October 15th

###Zegapain ADP Compilation Film’s Trailer, Ad Preview Akino Arai’s Theme Song
posted on 2016-08-31 12:29 EDT
Tetsuya Kakihara, Haruka Tomatsu, Yuko Kaida, Misaki Kuno join cast of film

###Zegapain ADP Compilation Film’s 1st 5 Minutes Streamed
posted on 2016-10-15 00:00 EDT
Film opened on Saturday in Japan, is available for streaming