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Bamboo Blade

Bamboo Blade

Alternative Titles

English: Bamboo Blade
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: 7.541 (scored by 24211 users)
Ranked: #13152
Popularity: #576
Members: 47,965
Favorites: 228
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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Dec 31, 2013
SirAbblot
When people read the synopsis for this show, this is probably the most common reaction: "An anime about Kendo? This must be sooo boring!". That is what I thought at first as well, but when I really got to watching this show I'd have to use one of the biggest clichés ever to describe it.. Don't judge a book by it's cover.

Bamboo Blade was really special for me, because I was feeling kind of down when I started watching it, the reason being that I had just finished "Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2" and I loved that show so much that I actually felt read more
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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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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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