(Candidate for Goddess)
Distributor: Bandai Entertainment
© 1999 Yukiru Sugizaki - Wani Books / Bandai Visual - Candidate for Goddess Production Committee
The planet Zion has become mankind's last hope for survival. But the legions of Victim are intent on destroying humanity! Five humanoid fighting weapons called Ingrids are capable of stopping Victim's onslaught, but only the best pilots are chosen. Those individuals lucky enough to undergo training are sent to G.O.A. and officially become known as Pilot Candidates.
TV Series: 12 episodes
Average Ratings: 40
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 10
Vol. 1 - "...tired cliché of youngsters being set up to pilot almighty mecha versus an inscrutable and uncaring race of alien beings..."
Anime Jump! (Christian Nutt) - 3 stars (out of 5)
".. you simply have to keep your fingers crossed that the creators will actually come up with something coherent at the end. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
Vol. 1 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - C
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - C+
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B-
Anime on DVD
"...altogether an enjoyable ride."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - "I could think about nothing but how bad this series is from a story standpoint and a 3D CGI standpoint." (Loren Halek) - 1 star (out of 5)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Loren Halek) - 1 star (out of 5)
"I’m just thoroughly disappointed by Pilot Candidate. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Jeremy A Beard) - 2 stars (out of 5)