Blue Submarine No. 6
Distributor: Bandai Entertainment
© 1998 Satoru Ozawa / Bandai Visual - Toshiba EMI - Gonzo
In the future, the rising heat has begun melting the polar ice caps. As if humanity didn't have enough problems, a group of ocean-dwelling creatures led by the scientist Zorndyke have seemingly declared war on mankind! Humanity’s last hopes rests with the state of the art vessel, Blue Sub 6 and her crew!
OAV Series: 4 episodes
Average Ratings: 74
Number of Review Sites: 12
Number of Review Links: 15
"...a solid, unusual series..."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 3.5 (out of 5)
"...packs a lot of action and entertainment into each of its' 30-minute DVDs."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"...[the] merging of computer and traditional animation is extremely well done."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - worthy
"Blue Sub 6 is a damn good story."
Anime News Network (Mike Crandol) - A-
Vol. 1 - "Blue Submarine No. 6 will be a controversial title for a lot of reasons." (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
"I found Blue Submarine No. 6 to be a little on the short side but I was on the edge of my seat throughout it all."
DVD Talk (Todd Douglass Jr.) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "...contains a lot of intriguing little teases seemingly designed to provoke interest in the rest of the story..."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - C
Vol. 1 - "Don't miss it!"
Sequential Tart (Sheena McNeil) - 7 (out of 10)
"Awesome stuff to behold, even if you aren't particularly a mecha fan."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 1 - "...it's the fast-paced action, tight direction, mixed with the exceptional animation that makes this a great piece of escapism."
The Anime Cafe (Akio Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"...a decent anime with a solid story line backed by good action, character development and some dandy production values."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"The first episode is shock and awe animation; the rest is what makes the series worthwhile."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A