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Space☆Dandy

Space☆Dandy

Alternative Titles

Japanese: スペース☆ダンディ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2014 to Mar 27, 2014
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Space
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.731 (scored by 21503 users)
Ranked: #8852
Popularity: #562
Members: 48,114
Favorites: 373
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Space Dandy is a dandy guy, in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on his feet because it's first come, first served! Accompanied by his sidekicks, a rundown robot named QT and Meow the cat-looking space alien, Dandy bravely explores unknown worlds inhabited by a variety of aliens. Join the best dressed alien hunter in all of space and time as he embarks on an adventure that ends at the edge of the universe!

(Source: Bandai Visual)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Space☆Dandy
Other: Viva Namida
Sequel: Space☆Dandy 2nd Season

Characters & Voice Actors

Dandy
Dandy
Main
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese
Suwabe, Junichi
Sinclair, Ian
English
Sinclair, Ian
QT
QT
Main
Viktorin, Alison
English
Viktorin, Alison
Satake, Uki
Japanese
Satake, Uki
Meow
Meow
Main
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Japanese
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Mcdonald, Joel
English
Mcdonald, Joel
Narrator
Supporting
Elliott, R. Bruce
English
Elliott, R. Bruce
Yajima, Masaaki
Japanese
Yajima, Masaaki

Staff

Natsume, Shingo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Watanabe, Shinichiro
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Yamamoto, Sayo
Episode Director, Storyboard
Choi, EunYoung
Episode Director, Script, Storyboard



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Mar 30, 2014
Veronin
For all the uninspired rubbish that each season seems to be permeated by, Space Dandy represents a glimmer of hope. It may not have a great story or well-developed characters, and while the excessive fanservice can feel a bit immature, it is one of very few anime that dare to be different from the usual harem or action series. It also happens to be a whole load of fun... provided you don't mind seeing T&A every sixty seconds.

Space Dandy is perhaps most recognisable for being Shinichiro Watanabe's most recent project. There is a noticeable Cowboy Bebop influence here, but at the same time it read more
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Mar 27, 2014
theshinyone
Space Dandy has been described as a sort of testing ground for directors - a large number of different directors, most of whom are accomplished, have been called in to create their own episodes utilizing the flexible setting of the show, resulting in Space Dandy being the most creative show I have seen at its peaks. Unfourtunately, in every experiment there is bound to be a few failures, and this is undoubtedly not a very consistent series.

Being a very experimental anime, each episode (this is an episodic anime in case you weren't clear) is unique and quirky, but each and every one of them have read more
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Recommendations

Both protagonists that sound quite different are laid-back, bounty-hunters, walk around with their hands in their pockets, and the directing and screenplay are by the same guy. I prefer Cowboy Bebop though.

Both take place in space. Spike and Space Dandy also kind of look alike.
Both of these have similar character designs and overall atmosphere to them. They both know not to take themselves too seriously and manage to both be extremely entertaining. Basically it's Redline without cars and in SPACE.

Opening Theme

"Viva Namida (ビバナミダ)" by Yasuyuki Okamura

Ending Theme

"X Jigen e Youkoso (X次元へようこそ)" by Etsuko Yakushimaru

Recent News

'Space☆Dandy' Gets 2nd Season for Summer 2014 ( 1 2 3 4 5 )
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85 replies by NarTaco »»
03-29-14, 5:00 PM
Winter 2014 Simulcast List [Update 2/8] ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
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130 replies by Dunois »»
02-09-14, 5:15 PM

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Space☆Dandy Episode 13 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
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07-27-14, 12:37 PM
Poll: Space☆Dandy Episode 12 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 )
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74 replies by Vhailor »»
07-27-14, 10:08 AM

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