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Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman

Alternative Titles

English: Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman
Synonyms: Bakumatsu Gijin-den Roman
Japanese: 幕末義人伝 浪漫

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2013 to Mar 26, 2013
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.231 (scored by 2443 users)
Ranked: #57282
Popularity: #2447
Members: 6,298
Favorites: 1
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Synopsis

The stage is the close of the Edo period, an age when, not unlike our own time, both natural and man-made disasters left chaos in their wake. Manjiro makes a living helping the people of the troubled capital city, but behind the scenes, he also works in secret to take back precious belongings stolen from the people by unjust political powers and conspiratorial menaces. The people call him "Get-backer Roman."

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Characters & Voice Actors

Roman
Roman
Main
Nakai, Kazuya
Japanese
Nakai, Kazuya
Koharu
Koharu
Main
Kitamura, Eri
Japanese
Kitamura, Eri
Okuni
Okuni
Supporting
Hayama, Ikumi
Japanese
Hayama, Ikumi
Uchida, Maaya
Japanese
Uchida, Maaya
Kojiro
Kojiro
Supporting
Hiyama, Nobuyuki
Japanese
Hiyama, Nobuyuki

Staff

Ogura, Hirofumi
Director
Marufuji, Hirotaka
Storyboard
Takaki, Hiroshi
Music
Punch, Monkey
Original Character Design



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Mar 25, 2013
TinkleTinkle-Hoy
Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman is an anime that is based around the mascots of a pachinko game. That would not sound particularly appealing except for the character designs were done by Monkey Punch(Kato Kazuhiko), the artist behind the Lupin III series. If you are familiar with Lupin you probably noticed the similarities in the art style and even the characters looks. Also the anime had Satoshi Hirayama, someone who has worked on a few Lupin movies working on it. So, with such a recognized artists being involved with this anime why do so few people seem interested in it? I will try to answer that with read more
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Apr 25, 2013
TheAshmanCometh
When I first read about Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman I was excited at the thought of a new show based on the works of Lupin the Third creator, Monkey Punch. Then I saw that it was based off of a Pachinko game and my expectations immediately soured. By reading a synopsis one might even think that this show would be a Lupin ripoff, what with the main character Roman also being a descendent of a known thief, however, that doesn't turn out to be the case either.

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman tells the story of a man named Roman who goes by Manjiro in order to read more
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Recommendations

The character deisgn is from Monkey Punch (Lupin III). The stories are pretty similar, too. It's funny and interesting!
Wildest adventures
Funny characters+more background information about them
Has that samurai athmosphere to it.

Opening Theme

"RanTiKi" by Yukino

Ending Theme

"Zarathustra (ツァラトゥストラ)" by Hige

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