Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Brilliantly Shining Heresy

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Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Brilliantly Shining Heresy (aka The Defrost) is an OVA series released in Japan in 1994. It is a sequel to the 1983 TV series Armored Trooper VOTOMS. The series is co-directed by Ryosuke Takahashi and Takashi Imanishi, with all the main creative staff returning from the TV series. The story again focuses on Chirico Cuvie, who is awakened after 32 years of cryogenic stasis. Separated from Fyana, he is drawn into a conflict with the powerful Church of Martial. Nearly two decades after its release, Brilliantly Shining Heresy was followed by two OVA sequels. The series has been released on home video in North America by Sentai Filmworks’ Maiden Japan label.


NOTE: Units indicated with an asterisk (*) are available in Burke’s All the World’s Armored Troopers or Burke’s Fighting Ships & Vehicles format.

Brilliantly Shining Heresy Info

Ryosuke Takahashi
Takashi Imanishi

Soji Yoshikawa

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Yutaka Izubuchi
Yoshinori Sayama

Character Designer:
Norio Shioyama

Musical Composer:
Hiroki Inui

5 episodes

Video Release:
Japan 03.21.1994 – 12.01.1994
U.S. 05.14.2019


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