As I was browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble, I found myself instantly drawn to a small orange book (no it wasn’t Icha Icha…) and the sans serif white font displaying the title Aldnoah Zero 1 brought an influx of memories.
Being the completely sane and non-emotional wretch that I am, I immedi`ately nabbed the copy and purchased it without checking the price, which I probably should have done…
Aldnoah Zero is a mecha story about a young Martian Princess named Asseylum who is due to make an appearance on Earth in the hopes of strengthening ties, however, things turn for the worse when she’s ‘murdered’ on the day of her visit. Taking the opportunity to attack Earth, Martians descend in a race to see who will stand at the top, uncaring of all the death and destruction in their wake.
Meanwhile, Earthlings are left to defend themselves from Martian’s superior technology and destructive power. Continue reading