Fans around the world love anime for tons of different reasons. One in particular is that it allows them to experience things that exceed their own reality. If characters can fly, so can we Get ready to take to the skies and expose 15 shows that will make your imagination soar! Man's fascination with flight has a long and storied history.
However, anime has long loved the beautiful science and art of flight. The hyper-expressive style made possible in animation lends itself nicely to what is still such an amazing experience. An ace pilot is cursed to look like a pig; hey, it happens to the best of us. Rather than sit around and feel sorry for himself, he takes to his biplane to protect the Adriatic from sky-pirates. Director Hiyao Miyazaki did the original manga in watercolor, which gives you an idea of the overall look.
Paul Jensen. The Magnificent Kotobuki has the same basic sales pitch as Girly Air Force: cute anime girls and explosive aerial action. The two premieres even have similar levels of overall quality, so how's a person supposed to choose between them? For me, the key difference comes down to each title's initial strengths and weaknesses.
Earth has come under attack by the Zai, a mysterious "armed group" using unusually highly advanced weapon systems far superior to any Terran military technology. A young Chinese-Japanese teenager named Kei Narutani and his Chinese friend Minghua, both living in Shanghai, are force-evacuated to Japan when the city is attacked by the Zai. During their escape by sea, several Zai fighters begin sinking the evacuation fleet when Kei suddenly witnesses the Zai being repelled by a strange airplane. When the plane subsequently crashes, Kei rushes to aid the pilot, but is surprised to find a pretty girl at the controls. After arriving in Japan, Kei begins investigating the origins of the strange plane, and before long he is captured by Japanese secret service agents.