Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing (anime) | South China Morning Post
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Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing (anime)

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 09 October, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 09 October, 2011, 12:00am

Anime fans are in for a rare treat when Animax Hong Kong broadcasts Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing on Saturday, the same day it premieres in Japan.

The story focuses on four girls: Fam, who pilots a vanship; her navigator Giselle; and Milia and Liliana, princesses of the Kingdom of Turan. The four find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy that could lead to an all-out war with another nation.

Voice actors include Aki Toyosaki as Fam, Aoi Yuki as Giselle, Ai Kayano as Milia and Miyuki Sawashiro as Liliana. Natsuko Kuwatani returns to her role of Alister Agrew, as do the actors playing Tatiana Wisla (Eri Kitamura) and Dio Eraclea (Junko Noda).

Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing is a sequel to 2003's Last Exile anime series. When Last Exile came out eight years ago, it showcased some amazing animation and mechanical designs, and the new series is expected to offer even more.

The show marks the 20th anniversary of production house Gonzo. Returning to head the project is director Koichi Chigira, with character designer Range Murata and production designer Makoto Kobayashi. Kiyoko Yoshimura, who handles the scripts, is new to the team.

This sequel is Otaku Zone's choice for must-watch anime of the season. Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing premieres on Animax on October 15 at 8pm. Don't miss it.

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