Parents' Guide to

Skyland

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Good battles evil in Star Wars-esque 'toon.

TV Nicktoons Anime 2005
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+
i love it and would love to know when it is coming back on the air. would like to see if they finaly meet there father or not

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Beautifully animated, Skyland is packed with drama and adventure, space-traveling action, struggles between good and evil, multi-dimensional characters, and enough mystery to entertain tweens to adults. But frequent explosive battles between humans and robots and subject matter like kidnapping, wrongful imprisonment, separation of families, and supernatural abilities make this one iffy for younger kids.

Star Wars saga fans will find Skyland's plot familiar. Just a few of the parallels: Oslo is a modified human with an army of identical subordinates; Mahad can be hot-headed and impulsive and must be tempered by the older, gruffer Cortes; Seijin powers are similar to the Jedis'; Vector is a little like Obi-Wan; and the Sphere's headquarters is pretty much a rectangular version of the Death Star. But if you can look past the plot cribbing, you'll find that Skyland's well-played mystique, complex characters, and enticing storyline combine with fantastic, cutting-edge animation to make it a highly respectable copycat.

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