“Rather than for me to just end it all like this, I’ll decide for myself how I want to live by any means!”
Third class citizen Hibiki from the male-only planet of Taraak sneaks aboard the extra large battleship Ikazuchi as a result of unusual circumstances. However, it comes under attack from the Magno’s Family pirates from the female-only planet of Majere! It is Hibiki’s first encounter with those who are said to ‘eat men’s innards’ but——. The current much talked about work from the most attention grabbing production company GONZO. The greatest Sci-Fi anime, now here in novel form. (It is fully loaded with beautiful women as well♥)
–Synopsis from Volume 1
The series is divided into three stages. First Stage is three volumes long and covers the first season of the anime. Second Stage is also three volumes long and covers the second season, Vandread Second Stage. Extra Stage is a single volume and consists of short stories that take place before, during, and after the anime series.