Ranked #1764

Tenkuu Senki Shurato

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Heaven Wars Shurato
Japanese: 天空戦記シュラト

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 1989 to Jan 25, 1990
Premiered: Spring 1989
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.441 (scored by 2,256 users)
Ranked: #17642
Popularity: #3736
Members: 4,261
Favorites: 29
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Synopsis

A 16-year-old boy named Shurato and his friend Gai happen to be drawn into a gigantic ball of light while competing in the final match of a martial arts tournament. When they regain their senses, they find themselves transferred to a mystic heavenly sphere with a divine atmosphere. It's soon discovered that Shurato used to be the governing king of this world and that he has only been brought to his original state. Shurato is shocked as Gai suddenly turns hostile. After this unfortunate incident, a spectacular yet fantastic drama develops involving the two.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hidaka, Shurato
Hidaka, Shurato
Main
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese
Seki, Toshihiko
Kuroki, Gai
Kuroki, Gai
Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito
Hyouga
Hyouga
Supporting
Horiuchi, Kenyuu
Japanese
Horiuchi, Kenyuu
Reiga
Reiga
Supporting
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Japanese
Inoue, Kazuhiko

Staff

Kuri, Ippei
Kuri, Ippei
Producer
Kato, Takao
Kato, Takao
Episode Director
Nishikubo, Mizuho
Nishikubo, Mizuho
Episode Director, Storyboard
Masunari, Koji
Masunari, Koji
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/38)

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Opening Theme

#01 "Shining Soul" by Satoko Shimizu
#02 "Truth" by Satoko Shimizu

Ending Theme

#01 "Sabaku no Meizu (Desert Labyrinth)" by Satoko Shimizu
#02 "Caravan" by Satoko Shimizu



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BDL
Dec 27, 2010
Tenkuu Senki Shurato (or simply Shurato) is most well-known as Tatsunoko's response to Toei Animation's Saint Seiya (a classic anime very famous in Brazil, Italy and France).

Saint Seiya's plot revolves around armored warriors fighting each other in the name of the Greek gods. Tenkuu Senki Shurato follows the same concept, but with Hinduism and Buddhism as background. The character Shurato is one of the warriors response to protect the goddess Vishnu and Spiritual World from the evil gods.

The Story – a summary of the first 2 episodes (some minor spoilers)

The best friends Shurato and Gai are martial artists that live in the Human World. In read more
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Shura-shurato
Dec 14, 2012
An anime i watched recently from around the time i started to watch anime, and some things were predictable, other things were`nt, the story i liked very much , so as some of the charachter developments, music i had no complaints about +) Only the thing is that the main person, Shurato is a bit too sensitive and does reckless things what put me off a bit, and the too emotional scene`s on and off that destracted me, But i plenty enjoyed the show
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Recommendations

Anime: Saint Seiya
Both are fighting shounens with armored warriors, super powers and a traitor as a villain of some saga. Also, both are from same era, 80s years. 
reportRecommended by mustardBomb001
Anime: Chikyuu Shoujo Arjuna
Two similar yet very different anime who are heavily influenced by hindu mythology. I have to say i consider Arjuna to be way better as it also tackles the ecological issues of our modern day society. Shurato is VERY dated. Anyway, watch out for several remakes coming out in 2015 and 2016! 
reportRecommended by PhKay
Anime: Yoroiden Samurai Troopers
Both are fighting shounens with armored warriors and super powers. Also, both are inspired on mystical/legendary stories. 
reportRecommended by mustardBomb001

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