Review: If Aldnoah.Zero was getting a little too predictable for you, then this episode should cure that disease. While the entire episode may not be filled with unexpected twists and turns, it is bookended with events that certainly fit that description. Early into the episode, we see that rank does not exclude Slaine from the…

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Review: Aldnoah.Zero would more accurately be called “Inaho: The One Man Army.” Seriously. Despite the fact that he is surrounded by his classmates and soldiers, who are far more experienced, Inaho is seemingly the only one who can actually hit an enemy. This may change as time goes on—after all, the first half of the…

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Review: When we last left the story of Aldnoah.Zero, the Earth forces had managed to shut down the Versian invasion, and Princess Asseylum, Inaho, and Count Saazbaum were presumably dead. Now, we pick up 19 months later, with a brief reply to the ending events of episode twelve. Though the Earth forces may have gained…

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Review: Aldnoah.Zero is, in a sense, not your typical mecha show. While most mecha anime (at least, in this writer’s opinion) focus on humanity developing powerful weaponry to even the odds with an overpowered foe, Aldnoah.Zero presents a cast of characters who are woefully underpowered in the face of their enemies. The year is 2014…

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