|Director/Artist|| Katsuhito Akiyama (1-3) |
Hiroki Hayashi (4)
Masami Ōbari (5-6)
Fumihiko Nakayama (7)
Hiroaki Gohda (8)
|Made By|| AIC |
|Episode Length||~56 min. (varies)|
|# of Eps/Volumes||8|
Sum it up in a Sentence
An all-female mercenary team known as the Knight Sabers preserves the peace and safety of the futuristic city of Mega Tokyo by using highly advanced suits of armor to battle threats such as rogue cyberdroids and the evil megacorporation known as Genom.
After the Second Great Kanto Earthquake split Tokyo literally and figuratively in half the city was rebuilt with great help from Boomers; robotic cyberdroids intended to serve mankind. These boomers are never supposed to go out of control, however this occurs with alarming regularity. The main producer of Boomers, Genom, has grown into a giant megacorporation with immense power and influence, and the local AD Police organization, trapped behind legal red tape and financial restrictions, is almost powerless. The stage is set for the all-female mercenary team, the Knight Sabers, to don their highly advanced suits of power armor and fight to preserve the peace and safety of Mega Tokyo themselves.
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