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Samurai Flamenco

Samurai Flamenco

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Samumenco
Japanese: サムライフラメンコ


Type: TV
Episodes: 22
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2013 to Mar 28, 2014
Genres: Action, Comedy
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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Score: 6.991 (scored by 14978 users)
Ranked: #30842
Popularity: #730
Members: 38,985
Favorites: 253
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Masayoshi Hazama: a man who has become a superhero "by himself" with no superhuman powers or any sort of high-tech conversions, NONE!!

Hidenori Goto: a cop who found out the true identity of "the superhero" by a strange twist of fate and thus constantly gets in trouble thanks to Hazama, the superhero.

This is the story of the birth of a true hero featuring these two young men with a touch of comedy and serious drama, while they come face to face with hardships as they search for the true meaning of becoming a hero of justice in this world!

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Adaptation: Samurai Flamenco: Another Days

Characters & Voice Actors

Gotou, Hidenori
Gotou, Hidenori
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sugita, Tomokazu
Hoffmann, Florian
Hoffmann, Florian
Hazama, Masayoshi
Hazama, Masayoshi
Masuda, Toshiki
Masuda, Toshiki
Maya, Mari
Maya, Mari
Tomatsu, Haruka
Tomatsu, Haruka
King Torture
King Torture
Hayami, Show
Hayami, Show


Omori, Takahiro
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition
Yamazaki, Erii
Theme Song Performance
Ichimichi, Mao
Theme Song Performance

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Mar 28, 2014
Samurai Flamenco is a strange animal. Despite its conventional appearance, it is full of twists and turns. Overall, Samumenco addresses its core themes very effectively, primarily the theme of heroism. It has likeable and developed characters with distinct personality traits. It also comments on general character/plot tropes, mainly involving heroes and villains, as well as the sentai/tokusatsu genres. (And doesn’t always take itself too seriously while doing so.)

It’s hard to find a show like this where you truly don’t know what to expect. It may be for this very reason that this show received such widespread negative reception: it's a bit quirky, but it read more
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Jun 20, 2014
*CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS* Samurai Flamenco is a hard show to pin down and give a really fair rating. Going in what my original interpretation was which was reinforced by the events of the first few episodes was that it was a show set out to answer the question of what it means to be a "superhero" in a world with no monsters, Evil villains, or aliens. and it does that following the protagonist as he dons the outfit of the original character "Samurai Flamenco" created by his grandfather as he sets out to enforce justice in the city which usually ends up with his getting beaten up. read more
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Both feature super heroes in modern day society. The relationships of the two main characters feel fairly similar, too. While Tiger & Bunny features actual superpowers, Samurai Flamenco focuses on the aspect of good deeds and growing up.
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I recommended "Chu-2" for "SF" since both have characters who are poco locos and also have characters who are just going with the fore mentioned's flow. characters........also, since there is no "Kickass" anime, "Chu-2" for "SF" will have to suffice.

Opening Theme

#1: "JUST ONE LIFE" by SPYAIR (eps 1-11)
#2: "Ai Ai Ai ni Utarete Bye Bye Bye (愛愛愛に撃たれてバイバイバイ)" by FLOW (eps 12-22)

Ending Theme

#1: "Date TIME (デートTIME)" by Mineral Miracle Muse (ミネラル★ミラクル★ミューズ) (eps 1-9, 11)
#2: "Namida Hoshi (涙星)" by Haruka Tomatsu (ep 10)
#3: "Flight 23-ji (フライト23時)" by Mineral Miracle Muse (ミネラル★ミラクル★ミューズ) (eps 12-21)
#4: "Macaron DAYS (マカロンDAYS)" by Mineral Miracle Muse (ミネラル★ミラクル★ミューズ) (ep 22)

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