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Weiß Kreuz


Alternative Titles

English: Knight Hunters
Synonyms: Weiss Kreuz, White Cross
Japanese: Weiß kreuz ヴァイス クロイツ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 1998 to Oct 1, 1998
Premiered: Spring 1998
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Plum, Magic Bus
Source: Unknown
Genres: Action, Drama, Shounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.851 (scored by 5,159 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #38762
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2518
Members: 12,707
Favorites: 160
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Episodes: /25

Synopsis

Aya, Yoji, Ken, and Omi are the four young men who comprise Weiss Kruez (WK), an assassin group who eliminates certain menaces to society. Each member has his own trademark fighting style. Aya is adept at fighting with a katana, Yoji has mastered the art of strangulation via strings, Ken is lethal with his metal claws, while Omi specializes in a wide array of projectiles. Under the command of a mysterious man known only as "Persia", the WK is dispatched to take care of drug rings, terrorist factions, and the like. But as things go along, they discover that most, if not all, the bad elements they have dealt with are somehow connected to the Takatori family. The Takatori family is rich, powerful, and influential. It seems if the problem is to be nipped in the bud, the WK would have to put an end to one of Japan's most prominent clans.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Fujimiya, Ran
Fujimiya, Ran
Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito
Tsukiyono, Omi
Tsukiyono, Omi
Main
Yuuki, Hiro
Japanese
Yuuki, Hiro
Kudou, Youji
Kudou, Youji
Main
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Hidaka, Ken
Hidaka, Ken
Main
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu

Staff

Oobari, Masami
Oobari, Masami
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director
Egami, Kiyoshi
Egami, Kiyoshi
Director
Tomita, Sukehiro
Tomita, Sukehiro
Script
Yanagisawa, Tetsuya
Yanagisawa, Tetsuya
Storyboard, Character Design, Animation Director, Chief Animation Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Velvet Underworld" by Weiß (eps 1-15)
#2: "Piece of Heaven" by Weiß (eps 16-25)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Beautiful Alone" by Weiß (eps 1-15)
#2: "It's too Late" by Weiß (eps 16-25)



More reviewsReviews

Ranivus
Jul 22, 2008

::QUICK REVIEW::
Story: 4 (Go go Weis Kreuz Rangers!)
Art: 2 (Even Dragon Ball looks better than this)
Sound: 5 (people screaming & tires screeching makes me RAGE)
Character: 3 (The boy band heroes and ignorant girls)
Enjoyment: 2 (KEN... RAAAAAAAAAAAAAGE!!!)
Overall: 16/50 = 3.2 (Funny for the wrong reasons)


:::FULL REVIEW::
Weiss Kreuz is one of those anime shows that you've feel you've seen before. And you're mostly right, the overall story has been done by every box-office smash, b-movie, independent movie, anime, TV show, and even children's programming. But what this resembles most of all is some "mature-ish" version of Power Rangers. Four main characters that specialize in their own fighting read more
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rojocharmander
Aug 11, 2010
Story: 4/10
I gotta admit, I was intrigued by this anime because (like any girl) I'm a sucker for the pretty boys, but pretty boys don't make good plots. Too predictable, too "safe" and definately TOO stupid. I can't stand an anime I can easily predict and doesn't have enough substance to keep me interested. Sadly this anime lacked all of the above and more.

Art: 5/10
The art wasn't TERRIBLE but it wasn't the BEST either, it was more average than anything. The facial expression lacked emotion, the women were poorly drawn (how any of them fell for those women is beyond me) and it was just read more
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