UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie
(UFO Princess Valkyrie)
Distributor: ADV Films
© 2002 Kaishaku / Maki Fujimi / Enix / Toshiba EMI / Kids Station
Despite his parents' protests, Kazuto Tokino has taken it upon himself to run his late grandfather's bathhouse. But with no previous management experience, Kazuto must rely on his sunny disposition to keep his new business afloat. And when the alien Princess Valkyrie destroys the bathhouse, mortally wounding Kazuto in the process, dark clouds seem poised to rain on his parade of optimism.
TV Series: 12 episodes
Average Ratings: 24
Number of Review Sites: 5
Number of Review Links: 6
"This isn't the worst anime I've ever seen, but it is amazingly consistent in the level of mediocrity it manages."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - flawed
Vol. 1 - "Despite some feeble efforts to generate respectability, the opening episodes of UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie are awash in a sea of stupidity."
Anime News Network (Theron Martin) - C-
Vol. 1 - "...while the show does have some fun moments to it and is filled with a lot of energy, it does feel like a lot of other series that have come before it." (Chris Beveridge) - C+
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - C
Anime on DVD
Vol. 1 - "I hope I mentioned the breasts enough, because that's mostly what UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie has going for it."
DVD Verdict (Rob Lineberger) - 78 (out of 100)
"It's not a total bomb like MD Geist or Battle Can-Can, but it's not very good either."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Stig Høgset) - 2 stars (out of 5)