Last Exile


Distributor: Geneon Animation
[Last Exile]
Claus and Lavie are a young heroic air pilot duo, whose assignment to make a special human delivery fails. Before they know it, they become entangled in an aerial adventure between two countries gripped in an eternal war of magnificent air battleships, noble generals, and a mysterious war-mediating Guild.
TV Series: 26 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 89
Number of Review Sites: 9
Good

Review Links

"What the show loses in novelty it gains in sheer visual scale and dramatic intensity."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

Vol. 1 - "Last Exile is a beautiful adventure waiting to be explored." (Allen Divers) - A
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Allen Divers) - A
Anime News Network

Vol. 1 - "There are probably a dozen hooks that have sunk into me to get me into this show so I’m eagerly awaiting more to see where it will take me. " (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 7 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Anime on DVD

Vol. 4 - "...Last Exile is one of the best anime series I've ever have had the pleasure of viewing."
Animefringe (Patrick King) - 93%

Vol. 1 - "From the first shot to the last, I was entranced." (John Sinnott) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

Vol. 1 - "I was completely captivated by Last Exile..." (Bryan Byun) - 90 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Bryan Byun) - 97 (out of 100)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Bryan Byun) - 97 (out of 100)
DVD Verdict

Vol. 3 - "Things keep going strong with nary a sign of slowing down."
IGN (Efrain Diaz Jr.) - 7 (out of 10)

Vol. 1 - "Above all, the little touches...all hint at a complex, multilevel story with a great deal of thought behind it."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - A-

"If you buy only one action title in the next six months, buy Last Exile."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Enoch Lau) - 5 stars (out of 5)