"This is one of the most entertaining mecha shows I have viewed in a while. While on first glance I was worried that it would just be another Gundam clone (colonial wars, mecha made out of mysterious alloys, civilians roped into conflict), it ends up being a totally different type of story and surprisingly entertaining and unpretentious considering it was adapted from a video game. After all, anime adapted from video games tend to, on average, to be less than stellar.
First and foremost, it is the characters that primarily make this show such an enjoyable romp. James, and later on his children (they are both in their twenties), aren't laconic action heroes..."
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