Thousands of years in the past, a powerful race of mythical beings ruled over the humans. They were dubbed as the Shadow Angels; they had powers that enable them to gather the life force of mankind. Because of an unexplained event that took place, these beings laid asleep for 12,000 years.
Unfortunately, a huge catastrophe, also known as the Holy Genesis, happened and it led to the Shadow Angels’ awakening in their city of Atlantdia. For a span of 11 years after this catastrophe, these powerful beings had continued to lay waste on mankind. They started to invade human cities again to gather life force, not just for them, but also for feeding their legendary Tree of Life.
For humanity to have a fighting chance, authorities approved the use of the robotic weapon called Aquarion, along with this, the DEAVA organization was formed. For the Aquarion to function, a pilot of three must synchronize their bodies, hearts, and souls into one – something only a number of people can accomplish. These types of people were dubbed as “Element Users” and the search for them was the world’s first priority.
About the Show
Genesis of Aquarion is an anime based on Super Robot shows of the 70’s and 80’s created with modern animation techniques written by Hiroshi Onogi and Shoji Kawamori. It was produced by studio Satelight under the direction of Shoji Kawamori and had a total of 26 episodes aired from April 4, 2005 until September 26, 2005. A sequel was announced on February 25, 2011 and was aired in 2012 titled as Aquarion Evol.
Episode 1: “Memories of Heavenly Wings”
After their awakening, the Shadow Angels started to attack human cities again. Silvia de Alisia started to look for the reincarnation of Apollonius, a traitor of their kind. She then met Apollo, a reckless orphan who managed to unlock the true power of mankind’s robotic weapon, Aquarion.
Episode 2: “Beast of Darkness”
Apollo is brought to the headquarters of DEAVA against his p