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Full Metal Panic! - Season One - RMSD

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  • Format: Box set, Original recording remastered, NTSC
  • Language: Japanese, English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 4
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Studio: Funimation! Unidisc
  • Release Date: Sept. 14 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B003NE8B4W
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #31,707 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)
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Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the rare and coveted abilities of “the Whispered.” That’s where Sousuke Sagara enters the picture. He’s a hotshot soldier from the clandestine counter-terrorist organization known as Mithril – and he’s going undercover at Kaname’s school to try and keep her safe. He may be an ace in the cockpit of an Arm Slave mech, but there’s no training in the world that could prepare him for the warzone of high school.

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If you never read the novel, you have to watch this season before watch other seasons. Although it is not made by Kyoto Animation, the qualtity from GONZO is as good as Kyoto Animation.
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I am very satisfied with my purchase! It arrived quickly and in great condition. The show itself is very enjoyable and I would recomend it to anyone looking for a good combination of action, comedy and likeable characters. I would deffinately buy from this seller again!
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Amazon.com: 4.4 out of 5 stars 75 reviews
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars They Just Don't Make 'em Like This Anymore! Dec 11 2010
By Christopher Barrett - Published on Amazon.com
Format: DVD
If you are an avid anime fan and enjoy action/drama/comedy series then this is for you! Though it is now several years old, the series is still in my top 10 or 20 of all time. The balance of drama, action, and comedy is well done and the characters are genuinely likable.

Other reviews and the synopsis cover the plot and events pretty well, but if you are a fan of military style anime with some fan service thrown in then definitely pick this up.

I recommend watching with the Japanese dialogue and English subtitles. Souske's Japanese voice is PERFECT! I also recommend a 13+ age for viewing as a lot of the humor is slightly 'flirty' in nature and young audiences won't get a lot of the humor.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Series. June 30 2011
By Dojo Master - Published on Amazon.com
Format: DVD
Full Metal Panic is a good action anime and to many is a classic. The characters are distinct and the story is oddly enough pretty good despite it's genericness. Even I have to admit it's an enjoyable show to watch even though i don't really like these mecha animes.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Language Matters April 26 2011
By michael moreno - Published on Amazon.com
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This anime is great for those people who enjoy a mech anime with a side of comedy. This is fish out water story where mercenary Sousuke who is 16-17 years old has to join a school in Tokyo to watch over a girl named Kaname because of her "whispered" abilities. From there a good action and comedy story takes place. This season is more on the action side which doesn't take away from the fact that it is a great show.

If you are into the comedic aspects then watching or purchasing Full Metal Panic!? Fumoffu is for you, not much action in that series.

The animation is great for having been produced in 2002, especially compared to shows being produced at the time With that let me discuss the reason for the title above, while the english dub sounds good and no actor is bad, I personally felt that Sousuke's personality and the fact that he is oblivious to everything he is doing wrong is lost with the english dub. Even with the Japanese audio being in stereo I would say stick with that, but if you dislike reading subtitles then the english audio is perfectly fine.

I really enjoy when a show or anime can blend together multiple genres and make a successful final product, the only genre that ends up lacking a little bit is the romance but that is a result of the characters personalities and interactions aka Sousuke is again oblivious to everything not military related.

Rating: 4.5/5
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Full Metal Awesome!!! Oct. 14 2012
By KevinB - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Blu-ray
FMP is the story of Kaname and the Mercenary Sousuke. Kaname is a high school student that holds the key to black technology. An advanced form of technology used in military applications. Sousuke is a mercenary assigned to guard her. The problem is that he has been fighting battles since he was a young boy, and he has no common sense or social skills. He is always causing trouble for her, but he's the best candidate to keep her safe. The story follows their adventures from their high school all the way to the battlefield and back again.

I bought this series one DVD at a time when it was new. I just got my hands on the new Blu-ray relesae. FMP was great looking in standard definition, but the HD is amazing. There are a lot of animes where the Blu-ray isn't all that much better, but FMP is a great improvement.

FMP has everything you could want out of an anime series. Action, comedy, drama, sci-fi, and a bit of romance. It also stars the best voice actors in the business. I have always loved this series and I hope you do too.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this series :) May 14 2011
By Traci M. Ross - Published on Amazon.com
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
If you love mech action combined with classic Japanese high school comedy, then this is your Anime! lol. greta price too. :)