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Brain Powerd 

Hime, a seemingly normal girl, has her life forever changed when she witnesses the birth of an antibody (a type of mecha) and becomes its pilot. A new life full of danger, excitement, and intrigue awaits. But is that what she wants?
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Miya Asakawa Miya Asakawa ...  Yukio 26 episodes, 1998
Brian Drummond ...  Russ Lunberg / ... 24 episodes, 1998
Alex Doduk Alex Doduk ...  Yukio 22 episodes, 1998
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...  Hime Utsumiya 22 episodes, 1998
Matt Smith ...  Yuu Isami 22 episodes, 1998
Don Brown ...  Nanga Silverly / ... 21 episodes, 1998
Saffron Henderson ...  Kanan Gimms / ... 21 episodes, 1998
Ellen Kennedy ...  Naoko / ... 18 episodes, 1998
Cathy Weseluck ...  Kumazo / ... 18 episodes, 1998
Lisa Ann Beley ...  Dr. Irene Carrier / ... 17 episodes, 1998
Chantal Strand ...  Akari 16 episodes, 1998
Kirby Morrow ...  Jonathan Glenn 15 episodes, 1998
Ward Perry Ward Perry ...  Gabriel Gaybridge 14 episodes, 1998
Lalainia Lindbjerg ...  Hime Utsumiya 13 episodes, 1998
Sylvia Zaradic Sylvia Zaradic ...  Dr. Midori Isami 13 episodes, 1998
Willow Johnson ...  Saz Higgins 12 episodes, 1998
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Hime, a seemingly normal girl, has her life forever changed when she witnesses the birth of an antibody (a type of mecha) and becomes its pilot. A new life full of danger, excitement, and intrigue awaits. But is that what she wants?

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 April 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Brain Powered See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Brain Powerd made their first SRW-related Debut in The Second Super Robot Wars Alpha. See more »


Soundtracks

Ai no Fîrudo
("Field of Love")
Ending theme
Performed by KOKIA
Music and arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Lyrics by Yoshiyuki Tomino (Rin Iogi)
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A decent anime series...but the real gem is the soundtrack
4 December 2003 | by MulligaSee all my reviews

Overall, "Brain Powerd" is an okay animated series with some strange turns of plot (it seems a matter of course that mecha appear in the series - though it doesn't make too much sense :P). It certianly isn't a Macross or Gundam ripoff, but it isn't entirely successful in shaking off the "giant robot wars" so common in anime.

The real draw here, IMHO, is the utterly fantastic soundtrack by none other than the famed Yoko Kanno. Kanno really hits another one out of the park with this one, and it's worth watching the series if only for the music.


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