The AniMessenger emerges from the slimepits for a crucial post. One post to rule them all. One post to find them. One post to shock the general public and, in the process, alienate them.
What do you get when you dice up a side of Gunbuster, a filet of FLCL, a quarter pound of Gurren Lagann, dollop in some Love Live! Sunshine!!, drop the mess into a blender, and press the “crush” button? A cloyingly sweet puree known as Aim for the Top 2: Diebuster.
First-time director Hideaki Anno and his ragtag band of proto-otaku created Gunbuster to prove, once and for all, that no one had more geek cred than them. They succeeded.