I'm on Episode 8 of this truly epic anime series, recommended to me by Aztek, when I look up the UK rating... it's a 15!
Frankly, down to the extreme violence of the first episode I really was expecting to see it as an 18 based on that episode alone. But no.
http://www.bbfc.co.uk/website/Classifie ... enDocument
The series itself is breathtaking. The soundtrack has one of the best surround mixes I've heard in a long time (dialogue is placed not just solely in the centre channel, but in the back, left and right channels relative to the composition of the shots). The visuals are incredibly stunning, detailed, sharp and engrossing. It's just incredible.