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Bamboo Blade

Bamboo Blade

Alternative Titles

Japanese: バンブーブレード

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2007 to Apr 1, 2008
Genres: Comedy, School, Sports
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 23287 users)
Ranked: #12552
Popularity: #521
Members: 45,803
Favorites: 223
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

comedy kendo school sports

Synopsis

Kojirou is the kendo instructor for Muroe High School and he's totally broke. But then an unexpected chance is given to him: his team must win against his senpai's team and the prize is: free meals for a whole year! Now, the only problem left... where to find girls skilled enough and willing to join the kendo team?

Related Anime

Adaptation: Bamboo Blade

Characters & Voice Actors

Azuma, Satori
Azuma, Satori
Main
Satou, Rina
Japanese
Satou, Rina
Savage, Carrie
English
Savage, Carrie
...
Chiba, Kirino
Chiba, Kirino
Main
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Japanese
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Christian, Luci
English
Christian, Luci
...
Eiga, Danjuuro
Eiga, Danjuuro
Main
Ishida, Akira
Japanese
Ishida, Akira
Michael Teague, Sean
English
Michael Teague, Sean
...
Ishida, Toraji
Ishida, Toraji
Main
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Sinclair, Ian
English
Sinclair, Ian
...

Staff

Saitou, Hisashi
Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Suzuki, Kaoru
Episode Director
Kurata, Hideyuki
Script



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Nov 29, 2008
Retro8bit
Ever wonder what its like to be in a Kendo club? Well certainly most of us would answer "no" to that one, but after watching Bamboo Blade it just might make you more interested in this old time tradition! As this series does it very well!

Story: 7/10
Pretty straight forward for the most part, basically it starts up with a struggling Kendo instructor and his team leader trying to get others into Kendo, as their club has little to no members at present. As the story progresses they meet/get new club members and then begin a road down to the final tournament to keep the instructor read more
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May 12, 2008
Ranivus
The most popular (aka common) type of animes of the past year has most definitely been school comedy anime with a female cast. And this one is no exception. Thankfully they put emphasis on what matters most character chemistry.




As you should already know it's a comedy about a high school kendo club, mainly consisting of (SPOILER AHEAD!) a group of girls. It all sounds like standard fare from here, and it is. The kids get involved in crazy hijinks, make silly jokes, and even have a decent amout of action in show such as this. After watching the first couple episodes, you'll most likely have read more
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Recommendations

Mahjong Club/Kendo Club.
Both are aiming for the nationals.
Both have way more female members.
Both anime have harem, cute girls, fights, kantanas and kendo :D

Opening Theme

"BAMBOO BEAT" by Ryou Hirohashi, Megumi Toyoguchi, Sachiko Kojima, Houko Kuwashima & Rina Satou

Ending Theme

"STAR RISE" by Ryou Hirohashi, Megumi Toyoguchi, Sachiko Kojima, Houko Kuwashima & Rina Satou

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