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The Samurai

The Samurai

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ザ・サムライ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 1, 1987
Producers: TBS
Duration: 45 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.181 (scored by 319 users)
Ranked: #58282
Popularity: #5761
Members: 613
Favorites: 0
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Synopsis

Sixteen-year-old high school student Takeshi Chimatsuri has devoted his life to being a master samurai like his father was. Then one day, the Toki twins, two ninja sisters he's known since childhood, transfer to his school and issue him a challenge to take back their family dagger from him. Unfortunately for him, they have discovered his one weakness: the fear of the naked female body. Now, Takeshi must undergo special training from his classmates Atsuko and Torai, and his teacher Miss Ayatsugi to resist the combined brute strength of Akari and the temptation of her sex-crazed twin Kagiri. Class will never be in order with these three constantly fighting each other.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Chimatsuri, Takeshi
Main
Matranga, David
English
Matranga, David
Toki, Akari
Main
Calene-Black, Shelley
English
Calene-Black, Shelley
Toki, Kageri
Main
Matsui, Naoko
Japanese
Matsui, Naoko
Manison, Kelly
English
Manison, Kelly
Yamaguchi, Atsuko
Yamaguchi, Atsuko
Supporting
Coker, Kaytha
English
Coker, Kaytha

Staff

Yamazaki, Kazuo
Director
Mizumoto, Kan
Sound Director
Hashimoto, Shinji
Key Animation
Tanaka, Kouhei
Music



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Jun 10, 2014
girlyman
Very good little, short anime. It is a must see just for the comedy and story line. Despite the title.. the picture and the description don't let it fool you. It's set in the modern era.. for some reason the kid carries around a real sword to school and no one cares. Lots of nudity and a Swiss cheese plot what make up this movie. Add in a horrible translation and dub, i highly suggest least doing subtitles. Despite all this though it turns out amazingly funny. So stupid at parts you have to laugh, reminds me a lot of Ranma 1/2 or DNA^2 type read more
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Recommendations

old anime with both fighting and comedy
Both involve a somewhat socially retarded samurai surrounded by females.

Opening Theme

"Winner" by Yoshi Sawamuki

Ending Theme

"Holy Night" by Yoshi Sawamuki

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Poll: The Samurai Episode 1 Discussion
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01-03-14, 10:35 PM

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Anime No Sekai [ANSK, AnimeNSK] (Brazilian Portuguese) 5 of 6 users approve
Anime Pitstop [APS]
AniMugen Fansub [AMF] (Spanish)
SSA Fansub [SSA] (Italian)
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Related Clubs

Samurai High RPC, The Aironic OVA (Original Video Animation) Club, Old School Anime Club, The OVA/ONA/Anime Movie club, English Dub Fanclub

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