On a summer outing, 15 young kids stumble upon a seaside grotto occupied by an eccentric computer programmer, who wheedles them into trying his new game. They discover to their terror that the scenario─piloting a giant robot to defend Earth against invaders─is all too real...and that the price of playing may be their lives, in this stunning anime series. 24 episodes on 4 discs. 8 3/4 hrs. Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.