Ranked #3049
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 11267 users)
Ranked: #30492
Popularity: #764
Members: 32,464
Favorites: 187
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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)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Samurai Flamenco: Another Days

Characters & Voice Actors

Gotou, Hidenori
Gotou, Hidenori
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sugita, Tomokazu
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 Performance
Tomatsu, Haruka
Theme Song Performance
Yamazaki, Erii
Theme Song Performance

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Mar 30, 2014
Let me sum up about 90% of people who saw Samurai Flamenco and dropped it.

By now, this initial twist should be pretty well known to everyone. Samurai Flamenco is a very....different anime. It's certainly one of the most original I have seen in a long while. But is that really a good thing?

STORY: 8/10
Samumenco goes through a multitude of story arcs, each varying in quality, genre, themes, etc.

First there's the "Kick-Ass" arc where everything is as normal as it gets. A young model named Hazama Masayoshi, obsessed with super sentai superheroes, decides to become one but realizes being a read more
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Apr 16, 2014
The word ‘hero’ often tends to be stereotyped. When we see or hear the word ‘hero’, we tend to think of a guy in a flashy outfit, with extravagant poses, and dynamic entrance. To add on to this faction, they also make it a mission to protect the people and save the world. Why? Simply because it’s the right thing to do. Samurai Flamenco qualifies the title of being a sensation with this trend. What started out as a promising series later turned into a nightmare, one that I had hoped was just a dream. Unfortunately, it wasn’t and the horror plagued this series in 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.
reportRecommended by JUMP - Add to favorites
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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A couple of questions about this series *possible spoilers*
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