Ultimate Weapons is a high-octane explosive series looking at the ultimate in modern weaponry. Check out the best in Sniper Rifles, Man-Portable Firepower, Tanks & Artillery, Robotic Warriors, Shock and Awe Weapons and Close Quarters Systems and explore what makes them the 'Ultimate Weapons' in their class. Each program shows the explosive power of ten weapons with in-depth analysis, and count down to what we think is the Ultimate Weapon in its class.
Runtime: 45 minutes
Ultimate Weapons - Saikano - Netflix
Saikano: The Last Love Song on This Little Planet. (最終兵器彼女, Saishū Heiki Kanojo, lit. She, the Ultimate Weapon) is a Japanese manga series by Shin Takahashi, creator of Iihito and Kimi no Kakera. Saikano was originally serialized in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine. A live-action movie adaptation was released in Japan on January 28, 2006 with Aki Maeda starring as Chise. The Saikano manga has been licensed and distributed by Viz Media in English in North America. The anime series is distributed in the UK by Manga Entertainment (as “She, the Ultimate Weapon”). The anime series was also licensed by Viz, but is now licensed by Sentai Filmworks.
Ultimate Weapons - Minor characters - Netflix
Take Voiced by: Kishô Taniyama (Japanese); Abie Hadjitarkhani (English) The most extroverted guy in Shuji’s circle of friends and Yukari's boyfriend. Take is the first one to get a girlfriend in Shuji's group. His girlfriend is named Yukari. Nori Voiced by: Hiroki Shimowada (Japanese); M.J. Reynolds (English) The most immature guy in Shuji’s circle of friends. Nori is a naive high-school student, who believed that the war would never reach their hometown and they should stop worrying about it. He desperately wants to have a girlfriend, and is slightly jealous of Take for having one. Yukari Voiced by: Sachiko Kojima (Japanese); Nicole Emi (English) Take’s girlfriend. After her boyfriend’s death, she leaves the school. Soon after that, she gets another boyfriend and on the surface, claims she will never love anyone seriously again. Takamura Voiced by: Kishô Taniyama (Japanese); M.J. Reynolds (English) Young soldier on Chise’s former company. He admires Chise very much, telling her that her combat skills saved his life. He also appears in the OVA, alongside Tetsu. Kawahara Voiced by: Atsushi Ii (Japanese); David Arendash (English) Head scientist in charge of Chise. He is a nervous man that perpetually wipes his forehead with a dark-blue cloth. He also makes an appearance in the OVA.
Ultimate Weapons - References - Netflix