Saishuu Heiki Kanojo (Saikano) [TV]
Chesi and Shuuji is an awkward high school couple trying to make their relationship work.
One day, while Shuuji was out with his friends shopping at Sapporo, unknown air bombers suddenly attack their city, followed by mass confusion and chaos. Surviving the initial attack, Shuuji wanders through the wreckage. Much to his surprise, he stumbles upon Chise, who appears to have metal wings and weapons that are shooting down enemy fighters from the sky one by one.
The story follows Chise’s struggle to find her humanity whilst fighting a war as the ultimate weapon against an unknown enemy, and how Shuuji slowly realizes his love for Chise.
About the Show
Saishuu Heiki Kanojo (She, The Ultimate Weapon), also known as Saikano: The Last Love Song on this Little Planet, is an anime adaptation of the sci-fi drama manga series under the same name, created by Shin Takahashi. Produced by studio Gonzo, the anime series aired a total of 13 episodes (plus an OVA) between July 2, 2002 and September 24, 2002.
Chesi is the main female protagonist of the show. Shy and clumsy in nature, Chesi is a high school student who has failing grades in all her subjects except World History. She spent most of her elementary years hospitalized in Tokyo, which explains her social awkwardness. With the help from Akemi, who is one of her few friends, Chesi starts to date her schoolmate Shuuji. Despite her inexperience and Shuuji’s usual apathetic demeanor, Chesi still tries to make their relationship work.
Without her knowledge or consent, Chesi has been made into the ultimate weapon, a cyborg super soldier meant to protect Japan. As time progresses, Chesi slowly loses her humanity to her mechanical self.
Shuuji is the main male protagonist of the show. The story is narrated by Shuuji as he reads Chesi’s diary. He is Chise’s classmate, and she had confessed her feelings for him at the start of the series. Although he also harbors feelings for C