Armored Troopers VOTOMS: An underappreciated gem.

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Armored Troopers VOTOMS: An underappreciated gem.

Post by Sarte » Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:49 pm

I've only seen the first 3 DVDS of the first season, so no spoilers, please.
This show is how a Real Robot show should be done. A tough, military-minded main character, amusing sidekicks, believably clunky mecha design, and an engrossing story...I love it.

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Post by Tachyon » Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:50 pm

Are the DVD's subtitled? Who sells them?
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Post by Sarte » Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:54 pm

The funny thing is that Nutech (a company well-known for its Hentai imports *shudder) brought them to the US in early 2001-ish. They're very rare now, as the series is so old. You can find boxed sets on, but they're only available subtitled (fine by me).

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Post by Daishikaze » Sat Oct 08, 2005 7:21 pm

When I can muster up the dough to buy this series I will grab it all at once. I like what I have seen, and I love what I have been reading about this show, Its definately a must have.
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$29.95 @ uncoast.

Post by tetsujin » Sat Sep 02, 2006 2:55 am

I picked up the series a couple weeks ago at Suncoast. 29.95 for the whole series in a metal ammo box -with the Scopedog embossed on the side! Sadly it deosn't include 'The unkown red shoulder' OAV... Seeing that OAV was what hooked me on the series.

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