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Space Adventure Cobra

Space Adventure Cobra

Alternative Titles

English: Space Adventure Cobra: The Movie
Synonyms: Cobra Gekijouban, Cobra Space Adventure
Japanese: SPACE ADVENTURE コブラ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 1982
Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.201 (scored by 1124 users)
Ranked: #23652
Popularity: #3676
Members: 2,058
Favorites: 9
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Synopsis

Cobra, a notorious space pirate, is enlisted by bounty hunter Jane to rescue her sister from the strange being known as Crystal Boy, but then finds himself drawn into a complex struggle over the fate of a mysterious wandering planet.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Space Adventure Cobra
Alternative version: Space Cobra

Characters & Voice Actors

Cobra
Cobra
Main
Woren, Dan
English
Woren, Dan
Matsuzaki, Shigeru
Japanese
Matsuzaki, Shigeru
Armaroid, Lady
Armaroid, Lady
Main
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Japanese
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
O'Connell, Joan-Carol
English
O'Connell, Joan-Carol
Crystal Bowie
Crystal Bowie
Supporting
Winkless, Jeff
English
Winkless, Jeff
Mutsumi, Gorou
Japanese
Mutsumi, Gorou

Staff

Dezaki, Osamu
Director
Terasawa, Buichi
Script, Original Creator
Matsuzaki, Shigeru
Theme Song Performance
Kimura, Shinji
Background Art



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May 6, 2010
Mr_Panda
~Mr. Panda's VCR of Doom: #5~


The movie version of Space Adventure Cobra comes right out of the center of anime's intrepid Space Age. The same year publishing began for the manga versions of Akira and Naussicaa of the Valley of the wind, Buichi Terasawa's name-making series had been serialized for several years, and founded the basis for its continuing popularity with the release of this movie (which was shortly followed by the more manga-accurate version of the TV series.

The plot is something of a conundrum, mostly due to confusion as to whether the movie represented a separate part or a "retelling" of the read more
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Mar 1, 2014
Flawfinder
Well it finally happened. After years of searching, I finally found an Osamu Dezaki anime I liked more than the one with the angsty boy who never does anything and the sweet girl who sings about dangos and ended up dying in the last third because it’s not a touching drama until someone is dead. Now I admit to never seeing any of Dezaki’s non-Key films, let alone finishing any one of his f*cking long series that drag so much that they make me want to throw my hands in the air, turn off the screen, and go hang around on Twitter like an anti-social read more
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Recommendations

If you mix Space Adventure Cobra and Cowboy Bebop together, you get Space Dandy. It has a space setting similar to the one in Cobra and a goof who loves well-endowed women.
These long, '80s space movies have things like unpredictable enemies, star traveling, extraterrestrial side-characters, and blasting fights (not space fights rather) in common. Also, both main characters are considered legendary in their part of the universe.

Opening Theme

"Daydream Romance" by Shigeru Matsuzaki
"Drive / Driven" by Yello

Ending Theme

"Stay" by Eve

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