Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet
- 2 Seasons
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet takes place in the distant future. The story focuses on a group called the Galactic Alliance of Humankind, who is currently having an ongoing conflict with an alien species called the Hideauze. A young boy named Ensign Ledo is a solider in the alliance, as well as a pilot for the Machine Caliber unit. This unit is a humanoid battle suit that is AI-automated. Ledo also calls this specific unit a Chamber. After the Alliance fails to eliminate an enemy super-weapon, Ledo falls into a wormhole and is knocked unconscious. As soon as he regains consciousness, he discovers that his humanoid suit has been held in cryo-stasis for almost 6 months. Ledo then finds out that he had been discovered by primitive human scavengers. Once he learns about this, he finds himself onboard a fleet of ships located on a planet covered with ocean. His battlesuit, Chamber notifies him that the planet they are on is called Earth. Earth was once a place that he and many other Alliance members thought was a myth from old stories, however, Ledo learns that this planet used to be the original birthplace of humanity.