Genesis of Aquarion
(創聖のアクエリオン, Sōsei no Akuerion
?) is an anime TV series written and directed by Shoji Kawamori, produced by Satelight.
The science fiction series is an homage to the Super Robot shows of the 1970s and 1980s, executed with modern animation techniques and aesthetics. It is set in the future, where a giant fighting machine called Aquarion
is humanity's only weapon in the fight against a technologically advanced species known as the Shadow Angels
aired from April 4, 2005 to September 26, 2005 on TV Tokyo. An alternate retelling of the TV series, the Genesis of Aquarion
OVA, is in production. A feature film adaptation premiered on September 15, 2007. The TV series is licensed in North America by FUNimation while on the 14 February 2006 it aired on MTV Italia.