Buddy Complex

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (151)

Buddy Complex is an anime television series that premiered on Tokyo MX in 2014. The series was produced by Sunrise and directed by Yasuhiro Tanabe. It stars Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Saori Hayami, and Koki Uchiyama in the lead roles. The show is set in the year 2014 when Aoba Watase, a young high school student, finds himself transported to a parallel world. There, he finds himself embroiled in a war between two factions - the Free Pact Alliance and the Great Zogilia Republic. Both sides are fighting for control of the powerful mechas called "Cybody" that are capable of controlling the fabric of space-time.

Aoba is quickly drafted into the Free Pact Alliance, where he learns how to use a powerful new mecha called the "Luxon" and becomes engaged in the fight against the Great Zogilia Republic. Along the way, he befriends a tough and capable female pilot named Hina Yumihara, as well as Dio Junyou Weinberg, a top-ranking pilot in the Free Pact Alliance.

As the story progresses, Aoba finds himself caught up in a time paradox that forces him to confront the consequences of his actions in the present and the past. He also has to navigate the complex politics and alliances of the Free Pact Alliance, which is made up of several different factions with competing interests.

The show features intense mecha battles, epic space battles, and plenty of political intrigue. The relationship between Aoba, Hina, and Dio is a major focus of the series, with each of them having their own unique motivations and agendas.

The animation in Buddy Complex is top-notch, with detailed character designs and smooth action sequences. The music, composed by Yoshihisa Hirano, is also excellent, with several standout tracks that perfectly capture the epic feel of the show.

Overall, Buddy Complex is a well-crafted and entertaining sci-fi anime that will appeal to fans of mecha battles, space operas, and political dramas. The characters are compelling, the action is thrilling, and the story is packed with twists and turns that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

Buddy Complex is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2014.

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Into the Skies of Tomorrow - Second Half
15. Into the Skies of Tomorrow - Second Half
September 30, 2014
Bizon attempts to exact his revenge, seventy years in the making. And Hina and Aoba finally find out where she's from and why they seem to share a special bond.
Into the Skies of Tomorrow - First Half
14. Into the Skies of Tomorrow - First Half
September 29, 2014
Hina comes aboard the Cygnus with Aoba and Dio, and she must decide where her allegiances lie. Meanwhile, her former comrades return home to Zogilia to find a shocking turn of events.
13. Acception
March 31, 2014
With over half their fleet gone and up against enemy Coupling Valiancers, the Cygnus is tasked with taking down the Gorgon, Zogilia's weapon of mass destruction.
The Bond Between Them
12. The Bond Between Them
March 24, 2014
The crew of the Cygnus work through the fallout of losing the Luxon and the Bradyon, and of the flawed Coupling that Aoba and Dio conducted using the old Coupling Valiancers.
The Truth
11. The Truth
March 17, 2014
The Zogilians infiltrate the Hawaii Base. While the crew of the Cygnus work to thwart them, Hina's father reveals a startling truth to her.
Father and Child
10. Father and Child
March 10, 2014
Aoba, Dio, and Mayuka get to go on shore leave in Hawaii. And in the meantime, the Zogilian contingent plan their next operation to get their hands on the Confederation's Coupling Valiancers.
The Coupling System
9. The Coupling System
March 3, 2014
Discouraged by his encounter with Hina, Aoba mopes around, but Dio finds his sniveling, defeatist attitude unacceptable, especially once they come under attack yet again.
Stormy Night
8. Stormy Night
February 24, 2014
Aoba finally gets some time to talk to Hina, but as they try to survive the night on the island they crash-landed on, he has a frustrating time trying to get through to her.
7. Buddy
February 17, 2014
As the Cygnus makes its way to the Hawaii Base, Zogilia's Protection Division catches up with them. And the three Coupler pilots must decide who will pair up with whom.
The Other Coupler
6. The Other Coupler
February 10, 2014
After being mobilized, the Cygnus and the Coupling Valiancers are no longer a secret. In order to defend their existence against outraged politicians, a film crew arrives to make a promotional video to rally popular support.
5. Scars
February 3, 2014
Aoba finds out more about Dio and his family. And later, Cygnus unexpectedly finds itself being mobilized against an invading Zogilian force.
The Time for Resolve
4. The Time for Resolve
January 27, 2014
Aoba faces the consequences of his rash actions during combat when he saw Hina. And later, the Cygnus lands at Narashino and Aoba gets a chance to explore his hometown to see what has become of it in the last 70 years.
Meeting Again
3. Meeting Again
January 20, 2014
As Aoba tries to come to grips with this new world that he's found himself in, the ship he is on comes under attack again. And during this engagement, he unexpectedly comes across someone he knows.
Nice Coupling
2. Nice Coupling
January 13, 2014
One minute, Hina is disappearing, telling Aoba that Dio is waiting for him. In the next minute, Aoba finds himself in a strange cockpit alone, thrust into the middle of a furious firefight.
1. Encounter
January 6, 2014
Aoba Watase is just your average first year high school student who is coming back to school after summer break when a mysterious robot comes after him. He has never seen it before, but its pilot seems to be familiar with him and want him dead.
Where to Watch Buddy Complex
Buddy Complex is available for streaming on the Tokyo MX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Buddy Complex on demand at Amazon Prime, Crunchyroll and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (151)