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Bakuretsu Hunters


Alternative Titles

English: Sorcerer Hunters
Synonyms: Spell Wars: Sorcerer Hunters Revenge
Japanese: 爆れつハンター

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1995 to Mar 26, 1996
Premiered: Fall 1995
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Sotsu, Movic, TV Tokyo Music
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.871 (scored by 3,901 users)
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Ranked: #37422
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Popularity: #2778
Members: 10,023
Favorites: 26
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

In the continent of spooner, sorcerers, who are the continent's aristocrats, have begun to abuse their powers. Under the guidance of Big Momma (their boss) Carrot (who turns into a giant monster every time he's placed under a magic spell), Gateau (a bodybuilder), Marron (a mage), Chocolate and Tira (who can transform into dominatrix's at will) must stop the evil sorcerers from picking on the weak; however, none of them (except maybe Marron) have a clue to what's going on.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Glace, Carrot
Glace, Carrot
Main
Furumoto, Shinnosuke
Japanese
Furumoto, Shinnosuke
Misu, Chocolate
Misu, Chocolate
Main
Mizutani, Yuuko
Japanese
Mizutani, Yuuko
Misu, Tira
Misu, Tira
Main
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese
Hayashibara, Megumi
Glace, Marron
Glace, Marron
Main
Madono, Mitsuaki
Japanese
Madono, Mitsuaki

Staff

Ishikawa, Mitsuhisa
Ishikawa, Mitsuhisa
Producer
Kobayashi, Noriko
Kobayashi, Noriko
Producer
Mashimo, Koichi
Mashimo, Koichi
Director
Kato, Takao
Kato, Takao
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"What's up Guys" by Megumi Hayashibara and Shinnosuke Furumoto

Edit Ending Theme

"Mask" by Masami Okui



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kawaiimisato
Jun 11, 2008
Bakuretsu Hunters (Sorcerer Hunters in english) falls under the categories of Fantasy, adventure, and comedy.

This show starts off with each episode having its own plot line, but eventually once we get some back stories, the full plot comes into view. There is nothing really complicated about the story, nothing intricate, in fact it is a very linear plot line, but that doesn't mean its not interesting. And things do pick up a lot in the second half of the series (known as the Spell Wars)

Through the story, we get to know the characters very well, getting flashbacks and such so we can have read more
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gidoran
Feb 12, 2012
Bakuretsu Hunters is a fantasy story that largely stars five characters - the idiotic and perverted Carrot, the muscular Gateau, the pretty Marin, the spectacled Tira, and the red-haired Chocolate. Together they are the Sorceror Hunters, hired by a mysterious woman called only Big Mama to police the Spooner Continent.

By and large, the bulk of the series are stand alone episodes. The Hunters recieve a job from Big Mama, they go to some new town, find a new evil sorceror, kick his ass, and then move on to the next episode. These things are light and really empty. They aren't bad, they just aren't read more
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angelsreview
Oct 2, 2012
I really do love this show. The comedy is very tongue and cheek but yet it has a lot of interesting characters. It also has an underlineing meaning behind most of the episodes about family ties.

We meet the characters a bit forcefully with some being rather pushy and perverted and others being rather expository. They imply that they have been traveling around a great deal already and so some things have to be worded out a bit oddly so we could understand them. I do have to wonder why the girls end up changing personalities when they take off their clothing. I’m also not sold read more
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day2k
Nov 10, 2015
Bakuretsu Hunters holds a special place in my heart as one of the few and better shows 2 decades ago.

While more episodic than I prefer for a 26 episode show, it does have somewhat of an overarching main plot that culminates in the last few episodes. The story isn't quite there, but the fun part is watching the lovable main cast deal with the good and bad sorcerers in the world.

And best of all? The uber epic opening and ending themes, "What's up guys" and "Mask." Watching either sequence still gives me the chills.

I went back to watch the ending sequence of the final episode read more
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