Anime Review: Soukou no Strain



Sara Werec comes from a respected military family and when her brother Ralph leaves for the frontlines of an interstellar war she makes a promise to follow in his footsteps and join him one day. However the next time she sees her brother he has become a traitor and is leading an enemy attack on her training base. Defeated and disgraced, Sara loses her status in an elite military unit and now must start over as a common pilot and work her way back up so she can once again confront her brother (source: ANN)

General Information:

Alternative title: Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry
Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Aired: Nov 2, 2006 to Feb 15, 2007
Genres: Drama, Ecchi, Mecha, Sci-Fi, Military
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older


The anime had a strong beginning that got me hocked. The story was tragic, I almost cried a couple of times. There were lots of values behind the story which I liked. There was also some light comedy.The action was awesome!!! It’s a very balanced anime, just the way I like it.

Overall Rate: 8/10

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