Area 88 (TV)


Distributor: ADV Films
[Area 88 (TV)]
It seemed that the sky was the limit for ace pilot Shin Kazama. His career with a wealthy commercial airliner was on the horizon, and he was ready to settle down to a comfortable life with his true love. Little did he know that he would soon be tricked into joining a motley crew of mercenary fighter pilots in the deadly skies of Area 88.
TV Series: 12 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 75
Number of Review Sites: 5
Above Average

Review Links

Vol. 1 - "...a respectable remake of the original OVA."
Anime News Network (Theron Martin) - B-

Vol. 1 - "...the opening volume is all I've hoped for and more." (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-
Anime on DVD

Vol. 1 - "If later volumes are as high in quality as this one, I suspect ADV Films will find it a big hit among fans." (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

Vol. 1 - "Definitely recommended." (Mitchell Hattaway) - 88 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Mitchell Hattaway) - 88 (out of 100)
DVD Verdict

Vol. 1 - "I really enjoyed these three episodes, and if the next disc were in my mailbox already, I'd be watching it right now." (Jason Huff) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Jason Huff) - A
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Jason Huff) - A
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