Crest of the Stars


[Crest of the Stars]
Jinto Lin's life changes forever the day that the alien race known as the Abh invades his home planet of Martine. Without firing a shot, the Abh take over, and as the result of a peace settlement, Jinto suddenly finds himself alien royalty. Now, as a new member of the Abh royalty, Jinto must leave his home and go far away to study and learn about a lifestyle he never imagined - or wanted.
TV Series: 13 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 86
Number of Review Sites: 9
Good

Review Links

Vol. 1 - "Crest of the Stars is a thoughtful, dialogue-oriented tale."
Anime Jump! (Christian Nutt) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"... this is some of the strongest anime I've seen in quite a while. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

Vol. 1 - Read the review (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. 1-3 - "An epic space adventure..."
Animefringe (Ever Cheung) - 84%

Vol. 1-2 - "...comes across as a fairly reserved, even detached serious science-fiction story."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B+

Vol. 2 - Read the review (Jessica Schue) - 8 (out of 10)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Jessica Schue) - 9 (out of 10)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Jessica Schue) - 9 (out of 10)
Sequential Tart

"...a science fiction entry that makes practically everything before it look positively obsolete."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Ep. 1 - "By no means the most exciting or action packed opening episode to a series, but certainly one of the more intriguing." (Jane Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 2 - Read the review (Justin Swartz) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 3 - Read the review (Justin Swartz) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 4 - Read the review (Justin Swartz) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 5 - Read the review (Justin Swartz) - 4 stars (out of 5)
The Anime Cafe

Vol. 1 - "It breaks the conventions of standard sci-fi anime storytelling, and in doing so keeps the audience engaged by just being different"
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A