Nadia vs. Atlantis?
Nadia vs. Atlantis? You be the judge!
Editor's Note: This chart is a companion to a complete article comparing Atlantis and Nadia which includes interviews with the creators of Atlantis. Please read the full article before writing to Anime News Network and flaming us for being too one sided. The article can be found here.
|The story begin...||In Victorian-era France||In Edwardian-era America|
|Where our hero, who is...||A sandy-haired young boy with oversized, round eyeglasses||A rusty-haired young man with oversized, round eyeglasses|
|Meets a...||Hot-tempered orphan girl||Cold-blooded mercenary woman|
|And together, they board...||An American ship, then a modern-looking submarine||An American ship, then an Art Nouveau submarine|
|While being chased by...||Scary, otherworldly villains||A scary, otherworldly giant lobster|
|But eventually find...||An underwater crevasse||An underwater crevasse|
|Which leads to...||A small chamber filled with air||A small chamber filled mysterious carvings|
|From which the sub crew...||Leaves, heading for open space, then conducts a funeral for those who died along the way||Conducts a funeral for those who died along the way, then leaves, heading for open space|
|Ending up in...||Atlantis||Atlantis|
|Which is...||A dead civilization||A living civilization|
|At the center of which lies...||A massive jewel||A massive glowing thing|
|Which is linked to...||A small, blue jewel worn as a pendant||A small, blue jewel worn as a pendant|
|Around the neck of...||The heroine, who doesn't fully understand what it's for||The heroine, who doesn't fully understand what it's for|
|Because as a child, she...||Lost her family||Lost her mother|
|But she finds out that...||These jewels are the power source for Atlantis||These jewels are the power source for Atlantis|
|Which explains why...||The bad guys are so interested in Atlantis||The bad guys are so interested in Atlantis|
|So they can...||Use the power source||Sell the power source|
|While the rest of the world...||Plunges headlong into war||Plunges headlong into war|