Ranked #6049


Alternative Titles

English: Ozma
Synonyms: Ozuma
Japanese: オズマ


Type: TV
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 16, 2012 to Apr 20, 2012
Genres: Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Score: 6.181 (scored by 4919 users)
Ranked: #60492
Popularity: #2130
Members: 9,945
Favorites: 6
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In the far future, the elevated irradiation from the sun has destroyed the environment of the earth and the birthrate of humans has drastically decreased. The government controls society with an army of cloned soldiers called "Ideal Children (IC)". Sam Coyne is a trader in a desert. One day, he saves a beautiful woman Maya, who has been chased by Theseus, a corps of IC. He shelters her in his trade ship, but the destroyers of Theseus surround Sam and Maya.

Characters & Voice Actors

Tanaka, Rie
Tanaka, Rie
Fujimura, Ayumi
Fujimura, Ayumi
Coyne, Sam
Coyne, Sam
Kakihara, Tetsuya
Kakihara, Tetsuya
Tanaka, Atsuko
Tanaka, Atsuko


Takahashi, Ryosuke
Ikezoe, Takahiro
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director
Takegami, Junki
Script, Series Composition

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Apr 27, 2012
Ozuma is an anime that starts with potential, unfortunately it suffers from a crippling flaw; it's just too short.

The first thing you'll notice is the very old looking character designs, this is because it is based on the unpublished script by Leiji Matsumoto from the 1980's. Some might be put off by them, especially if you have only watched anime post 2000, but I think it provides a good example of how anime has changed visually over the years, and would hope that people would not avoid the series because of the old art. The animation was of a good quality throughout the run, and read more
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Oct 23, 2012
There are many aspects about this anime that may be off-putting, like the older style of art, the shortness of it, and the strange, future-technology vocabulary used. However, I think that all of these just add to this anime's strength. The art is a pre-2000 style, meaning slightly disproportioned heads, everybody's got the same nose, and they all have really big hair--which looks fabulous in my opinion. The music all along the anime was awesome, especially the opening song; it successfully adds suspense. And the vocabulary, I must admit was frustrating in the beginning, but you have a deeper sense of accomplishment at the end read more
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A number of similarities exist. Fam hunts Skyfish, and Sam hunts sand whales, both of which use the term "kujira" for "whale" in the original Japanese. Both characters are somewhat carefree and rescue a princess, drawing them into a greater conflict. In both worlds, ships use the skies and the ground as their "ocean".
Two similar post-apocalyptic worlds, and both involve a princess-like girl, whom our hero must save, so that in the end she can... Well, see for yourself!

Opening Theme

"Neverland" by F.T. Island

Ending Theme

"Utagoe (ウタゴエ)" by Minami Kizuki

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