With the deadly asteroid Thanatos bearing down on planet Earth, an elite fighting force known as the Dragonauts flies into action. These space junkies can really fill out a uniform, and their courageous Dragon comrades are fearless and foxy in the face of danger. Following the lead of interplanetary lovebirds Jin and Toa, humans and dragons team up for a romp in the lunar hot springs and a showdown with the nefarious Gillard Army. The fate of humanity rests on Jin and Toa, who must harness the power of their cosmic hook-up in order to stop Thanatos and build a new life for a lonely boy and the dragon of his dreams.
I came away from the first installment of Dragonaut with very mixed feelings. The visuals were pretty impressive, a few of the ideas interesting (the asteroid that's in fact a mobile battle station), and the romance decent, if slightly contrived. However, what remained to be discovered was whether the second half of the series would improve upon the promise hinted to in the first or completely fall apart based on the non-linear nature of the story threads. I just finished the second and final installment … more