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Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star

Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star

Alternative Titles

English: Outlaw Star
Japanese: 星方武侠アウトロースター

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 1998 to Jun 25, 1998
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.021 (scored by 28661 users)
Ranked: #4642
Popularity: #440
Members: 52,304
Favorites: 1,264
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

action adventure drama romance sci-fi space

Synopsis

In the distant future, after humans left earth and started colonizing other planets, there lives a man named Gene Starwind and his young partner/brother, Jim Hawking. The two men run a small business on the planet Centinel 3 that claims "we can do any job." Gene makes money on the side by bounty hunting. One day a woman comes to hire the men for personal protection, little do they know that she is actually an Outlaw in disguise. The following events lead Gene and Jim into a maze of trouble, searching for hidden trouble, running from the cops and pirates, and helping out people in odd jobs along the way.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Outlaw Star
Spin-off: Seihou Tenshi Angel Links
Other: Outlaw Star Pilot

Characters & Voice Actors

Melfina
Melfina
Main
Kawasumi, Ayako
Japanese
Kawasumi, Ayako
Brown, Emilie
English
Brown, Emilie
Suzuka
Suzuka
Main
Lee, Wendee
English
Lee, Wendee
Sayuri
Japanese
Sayuri
Clanclan, Aisha
Clanclan, Aisha
Main
Miyamura, Yuko
Japanese
Miyamura, Yuko
Zann, Lenore
English
Zann, Lenore
Hawking, James
Hawking, James
Main
Siddall, Brianne
English
Siddall, Brianne
Matsumoto, Rika
Japanese
Matsumoto, Rika

Staff

Hongo, Mitsuru
Director
Nishikiori, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director
Itou, Takehiko
Script



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Sep 4, 2009
Crofty
This anime is a rare piece of genius, across 26 episodes it ranges from light-hearted humour to dark philosophical questioning, with neither ever seeming out of place. The premise is a young man, Gene Starwind, and his friend and business partner Jim Hawking, who run a business best described as a jack-of-all-trades operation, including bounty hunting, bodyguard work, anything that will pay. At the arrival on their planet of Hilda, a mysterious outlaw who frees Melfina, an amnesiac girl, from the clutches of pirates, they get caught up in events far beyond their understanding, and Gene chooses to follow his dream of freedom as an read more
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Jun 24, 2009
JesuOtaku
On the technical side of things, Outlaw Star has aged incredibly well. While not a fossil by any means, this show is at least old enough to have hand-painted cels instead of being digitally painted like what new fans are used to, giving it a classic texture. Don’t let the aged appearance fool you, though, because the action sequences in Outlaw Star are caster-tastic. There are zero corners cut in the space battles or hand to hand combat and there are often numerous fights per episode to pop your peepers at.

The music is pretty low-key unless there’s a grappler duel a brewin’, but it’s read more
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Recommendations

They are both set in space and both deal with crime and adventure. Also the animation style is similar.
reportRecommended by June - Add to favorites
If you like Outlawstar! then you must like Trigun!! =D

Opening Theme

"Through the Night" by Masahiko Arimatsu

Ending Theme

#1: "Hiru no Tsuki" (Daytime Moon) by Akino Arai (eps 1-13)
#2: "Tsuki no Ie" (House of the Moon) by Akino Arai (eps 14-26)

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