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The Candidate for Goddess (manga)

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Alternative title:
Megami Kōhosei (Japanese)
Pilot Candidate
女神候補生 (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, military
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: It is the year 4088. It has been over one thousand years since the Crisis of Systems (Lost Property), which resulted in the destruction of four planetary systems, leaving only a single inhabitable planet, Zion. Mankind is forced to live in space colonies, since that one planet is constantly being invaded by alien life forms that have come to be known as Victim. To stop the aliens and to allow people to land on Zion, mankind has developed the astronomical humanoid weapons, Ingrids, also known as Goddesses. At the G.O.A. (Goddess Operation Academy) young men to pilot are trained to pilot the Ingrids.
User Ratings: 54 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (dub:2, Eng:1, raw:1)
 Excellent: 9 votes (Eng:4, dub:3, sub:2)
 Very good: 9 votes (Eng:3, dub:3, sub:2, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Good: 11 votes (Eng:6, dub:4, others:1
1 Russian
 Decent: 4 votes (sub:2, Eng:1, others:1
1 German
 So-so: 10 votes (Eng:7, dub:2, sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (Eng:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 199 users, rank: #443 (of 6719)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.667 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.2933, rank: #4038 (of 7450)
Weighted mean: 6.410 (Decent+), rank: #4807 (of 7450) (seen all: 7.03 / seen some: 6.43 / won't finish: 3.64)
Bayesian estimate: 6.499 (Decent+), rank: #3156 (of 3485)
Number of tankoubon: 5
Number of pages: 192
Vintage: 1997-10-25
Release dates: We have 25
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Graphic novel
    The Candidate for Goddess (GN 1) 2004-04-13 (from $6.04)
    The Candidate for Goddess (GN 2) 2004-06-15 (from $4.99)
    The Candidate for Goddess (GN 3) 2004-08-13 (from $4.99)
    The Candidate for Goddess (GN 4) 2004-10-12 (from $6.39)
    The Candidate for Goddess (GN 5) 2004-12-07 (from $2.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Japanese companies
Publisher: Wani Books
English staff
English cast
Adaptation: Marv Wolfman
English companies
Licensed by: Tokyopop
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Éditions Ki-oon
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Translation: Ismael Funes (Editorial Ivréa)
Publisher: Editorial Ivréa (España)
Translation: Traducciones Imposibles (Editorial Ivréa)
Spanish cast
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics
German cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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