Freezing Vibration is a new series, it is a somewhat successor to the cult anime series Freezing. It is much darker than Freezing and overall a better more solid series. Essentially Satellizer, Kazuya and Rana are en-route to a Chevalier base in Alaska when they are called for help to defend an oil field from a Type-S Nova. This project aims to make young women who aren't genetically compatible with Stigmata into Pandoras; At the Alaskan base where the world's top Pandoras have gathered, Chiffon introduces the others to Roxanne Elipton, Charles Bonaparte and Julia Munberk, the top Pandoras of Genetics America, France and Germany respectively. Together with Cassie and Chiffon, the five of them are the top five Pandoras of their generation. After the girls try on their new uniforms, Scarlett explains why she gathered the Pandoras: the plan is to collect data to help the E-Pandora Project. When Roxanne comments Scarlett may have performed human experiments before the E-Pandora Project was approved, she is angrily confronted by a trio of E-Pandoras. The series has a post punk feel, with the Pandoras representing a creation of mans desires and destruction to kill.
There is no one protagonist to this series, although it can argued Satellizer L. Bridget is the main heroine of the series and one of the strongest Pandoras in West Genetics. She was formerly ranked the number one second-year Pandora before being demoted to the 2nd rank due to Kazuya's interference during the ongoing Carnival tournament.
Known as the Untouchable Queen because of her intense aphephobia, she is feared by the students for her cold and ruthless personality. It is revealed that she transferred to West Genetics from East Genetics after brutally injuring Levon Brooks, a Limiter with a playboy personality who wanted her to become his Pandora. However, Louis' mistreatment later turned into sexual abuse and Satellizer was forced to endure it as her mother was terminally ill and did not want their family situation to worsen. Following her mother's death, Satellizer became a Pandora on the orders of her father. The series does delve into this sexual content thus why it has received an R 18+ rating, it does get very dark at times .
Due to the abuse she suffered she hates being touched and goes berserk if anyone touches her; Later a mock battle is held between the Genetics Pandoras and E-Pandoras to test their strengths. but Amelia cheers up her comrades by telling them they will defeat the Genetics Pandoras, who they consider haughty elites due to their coming from rich families, while they themselves came from worse backgrounds. Having said that the series is quite humorous at times, with little jokes here and there.
The next day at lunch, Amelia, Gina and Rattle are surprised to find Elizabeth having lunch with them. Elizabeth assures the E-Pandoras that they only lost because the Genetics Pandoras had longer training and experience than them; she and the other Genetics Pandoras will help them to become as strong as the Genetics Pandoras. Meanwhile, Secretary Marks Spencer orders Scarlett to administer the "Mark IV" drug to the E-Pandoras despite her opposition.
Scarlett reveals the Mark IV proposition to the E-Pandoras and Genetics Pandoras, explaining it to be a nano-machine infusion containing Genetics Pandora data to enhance the E-Pandoras' compatibility with their Stigmata. Afterwards, the Genetics Pandoras discuss the timing of this use of Mark IV and its viability. The violence really begins to show when the battles in the series take place. Usually brutally faced paced with no remorse, especially in training. While Satellizer and Rana train competitively, Amelia meets with Scarlett to discuss her concerns about the use of Mark IV; Back in training, Satellizer manages to prevent a confrontation between Rana and Gina over Rattle's eating habits. Amelia confronts Gina about volunteering for the Mark IV drug; Later, Gina thanks Satellizer and reveals that it's Satellizer's data she'll be using; Desiring to see Amelia and Rattle again, Gina breaks free of the lab while Spencer orders the mobilization of selected Genetics Pandoras to stop her.
Personally one of my favourite characters would be Roxanne Elipton. Known as the Immortal Roxanne is among the top 5 of the world's strongest Pandora, with the rank of #1. As revealed during the 12th Nova Clash, Roxanne was a member and the focus of Project Fairchild Buster, a clandestine American initiative which goal was to create a Pandora capable of overcoming Japan's Chiffon Fairchild. It creates a world of its own, entrancing you in its world.
As the series progresses Satellizer departs as she remembers the match with Gina; Elizabeth visits Satellizer after being turned away by Dr. O'Hara while investigating and warns her to stay away.
Overall this is a very unusual series, it is highly entertaining never the less. The highly sexualised imagery alone makes it a curious watch, then place in a backdrop or a surprisingly good story and you one a solid anime series. Recommended; however with a warning to lighter anime viewers in regards to the dark sexual abuse aspect of the series.