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Uchuu Kyoudai

Uchuu Kyoudai

Alternative Titles

English: Space Brothers
Synonyms: Uchu Kyodai
Japanese: 宇宙兄弟

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 99
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2012 to Mar 22, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.591 (scored by 8764 users)
Ranked: #662
Popularity: #803
Members: 30,754
Favorites: 772
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Mutta's life has hit rock bottom. He's been fired, blackballed from his profession and now he's had to move back in with his parents. Meanwhile, his kid brother Hibito has been literally riding a rocket and training to be an astronaut. The same career Mutta once dreamed of. So, is it ever too late to go after your dreams? Through a little coercing and a bit of covert activity, Mutta's family and friends can get his resume on the right desk, but from that point on it will be up to Mutta himself. Does he have what it takes to turn his life around and put his footprint on the moon? The first step on the highway to the stars is always the hardest, and in a job where crash and burn isn't just a euphemism, it will be the biggest risk Mutta's ever taken. But with the best support team ever, maybe he'll find what he needs to rekindle the spark inside him and light the biggest candle of them all!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Uchuu Kyoudai
Side story: Uchuu Kyoudai: Apo's Dream, Planetarium Uchuu Kyoudai: Itten no Hikari
Prequel: Uchuu Kyoudai: Number Zero

Characters & Voice Actors

Nanba, Hibito
Nanba, Hibito
Main
Sanpei, Yuuko
Japanese
Sanpei, Yuuko
KENN
Japanese
KENN
Nanba, Mutta
Nanba, Mutta
Main
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Emi
Emi
Supporting
 
Professor
Professor
Supporting
 

Staff

Watanabe, Ayumu
Director
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Machida, Touko
Script
Nemoto, Toshizou
Script



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Feb 10, 2014
xspookydarknessx
Space Brothers: it sounds like an anime about two brothers that just go space and do astronaut things, but oh ho, dear reader, it is so much more than that. It is a realistic journey delving into one of the most difficult professions created by man. Though I've only seen 69 episodes [heh heh, oh wait this is a seinen] as of writing this review, I believe that now is a good time to do so.

STORY:
Foremost, and one of the most impressive aspects of the show is the immense detail that the author Koyama Chuuya put into the setting. For instance, whenever the main read more
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Jun 25, 2013
KynoBlight
"An older brother must step ahead against his younger brother" - Nanba Mutta.

Lately, i haven't found any good anime to watch.. then i meet Uchuu Kyoudai/Space Brother, at the first i was like oh just an average anime which have sci-fi and bla bla bla. since i didnt have any anime to watch, i thought i could try it for just one episode. and then seems like i had learned my lesson.

"Dont ever judge anime by its cover, genre, or anything else before you watched it" - Me, after watching this.

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STORY

The story was simple, its about Nanba Mutta as the older brother who had promised read more
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Recommendations

Both of them are about people setting goals and trying to achieve them. They are great and make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. You will find nothing like this on american tv.
Space themed with in-depth, believable characters. Interesting stories, and also very informative about space exploration.

Opening Theme

#1: "Feel So Moon" by Unicorn (eps 1-13)
#2: "Eureka (ユリーカ)" by Sukima Switch (eps 14-26)
#3: "Yume Miru Sekai (夢見る世界)" by DOES (eps 27-38)
#4: "Small World" by Fujifabric (eps 39-51)
#5: "Kienai E (消えない絵)" by Magokoro Brothers (eps 52-64)
#6: "Crater (クレーター)" by Merengue (eps 65-75)
#7: "HALO" by tacica (eps 76-87)
#8: "B.B" by THE Yatou (eps 88-99)
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Ending Theme

#1: "Subarashiki Sekai (素晴らしき世界)" by Rake (eps 1-13)
#2: "Kokuhaku (告白)" by Angela Aki (eps 14-26)
#3: "Tete (テテ)" by Akihisa Kondou (eps 27-38)
#4: "Goodbye Isaac (グッバイ・アイザック)" by Motohiro Hata (eps 39-51)
#5: "BEYOND" by Miho Fukaraha (eps 52-64)
#6: "Yozora no Taiyou (夜空の太陽)" by Flower Companyz (eps 65-75)
#7: "New World" by Kasarinchu (ep 76-87)
#8: "Anata a Ireba OK!" by Serena (88-99)
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