Plot: Vanship pilot Claus Valca and his friend, Lavie Head, love to fly and have a job working as couriers to take care of themselves. One day, they receive a high-difficulty mission to deliver a little girl named Alvis to the feared battleship, the Silvana. On the way, they are attacked by scouts affiliated with the Guild, a powerful arbitrary group that, in effect, rules the skies. Worried for Al's safety, Claus and Lavie join her on the Silvana, which fights against the Guild. But why is the Guild so desperate to get their hands on a little girl? The answer lies with something known as "Exile"... (B+)
Art & Animation: Breathtaking. It's amazing to look at. (A+)
Voice Acting: A lot of great voice talent in the dub! (A)/ Original Japanese -- The main characters have good voices; some of the minor characters, not so much. (B+)
Objectionable Content: Blood, profanity, some suggestive material
Other: Starts slow and gains momentum as it goes.
Overall Score: B+