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Tentai Senshi Sunred

Tentai Senshi Sunred

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Astro Fighter Sunred
Japanese: 天体戦士サンレッド

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2008 to Mar 28, 2009
Duration: 13 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.991 (scored by 3615 users)
Ranked: #5342
Popularity: #2390
Members: 9,862
Favorites: 119
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Synopsis

The story revolves around the Tama River area, based mostly in Kawasaki City Kanagawa where battles are fought between the evil organisation Florsheim and the ally of justice Sunred. The twist is that Sunred (referred to most characters familiar with him as Red-san) is a rough-talking, violent and rude hero while the villains of Florsheim (led by General Vamp) are for the most part polite, conscientious and easy-going.

Despite this, both sides still stay true to their roles, with Florsheim dedicated to destroying Sunred and taking over the world while Sun Red battles against them. Other evil organisations and heroes are also mentioned from time to time.

Each episode is divided into various shorts of varying length. Most of the humour comes from the interactions of the characters, especially the main trio of Sunred, his girlfriend Kayoko and General Vamp. Kayoko and Vamp, for example, get along very well and she occasionally consults him about housework or cooking. In contrast, she and Sunred often argue like a long married couple.

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Characters & Voice Actors

General Vamp
General Vamp
Main
Yamada, Louis LIII
Japanese
Yamada, Louis LIII
Sunred
Sunred
Main
Takagi, Shun
Japanese
Takagi, Shun
Uchida, Kayoko
Uchida, Kayoko
Main
Nabei, Makiko
Japanese
Nabei, Makiko
Mr. Ceiling
Mr. Ceiling
Supporting
Tomomi, Kasai
Japanese
Tomomi, Kasai
Tomomi, Itano
Japanese
Tomomi, Itano

Staff

Kishi, Seiji
Kishi, Seiji
Director
Iida, Satoki
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Kitahata, Tooru
Kitahata, Tooru
Episode Director
Nishouji, Yoshito
Nishouji, Yoshito
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/26)

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Opening Theme

#1: "Mizunokuchi Taiyou Zoku" by manzo (eps 1-12, 14-26)
#2: "Family Restaurant Taiyō Zoku" (ファミレス太陽族)" by manzo (Composition) (ep 13)

Ending Theme

#1: "Niwatori Dango Nabe" by Kumahachi Morino (eps 1-9, 11-15, 17-26)
#2: "Shuchishin" Ringtone Version (『羞恥心』着メロバージョン) by Kei Takahara (Composition) (ep 10)
#3: "Theme of Tentai Senshi Sun Red" (天体戦士サンレッドのテーマ)" by Tomomi Kasai & Tomomi Itano (ep 16)



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Archaeon
Jul 4, 2011 4:50 PM
Do you want to watch a series that features heroic heroes, villainous villains and mind boggling fight scenes where every punch, kick or special move is lovingly crafted and animated? Are you looking for a show that has a gripping storyline where every twist and turn of the plot will leave you on the edge of your seat? Do you crave excitement, adventure, and a hero who can kick more arse than the combined might of Kenshiro, Goku, Ichigo, Naruto, and whoever else you'd care to name? If so, then Tentai Senshi Sunred is NOT the show for you.

On the other hand, if you want read more
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js930
Oct 13, 2009 1:18 PM
"Tentai Senshi Sunred. This is the magnificent story of the conflict between good and evil that takes place in the city of Kawasaki."

Have you ever seen an anime where the villain comes over to the good guy's house for dinner? Where the villain asks the good guy to build a killer robot for him? Where the villain actually likes cooking more than world domination? No? Well, this is one.

Story 8/10:
This anime focusses on the villains as much as the hero(es). Monsters from the evil organisation Florsheim lead everyday lives with jobs at grocery stores or restaurants while The Hero, Red, is just slacking read more
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nicepants
Oct 14, 2009 1:06 PM
Tentai Senshi Sunred. Superhero of the ages. This is the story of the battle between good and evil that takes place within Kawasaki.

Let me just explain to you where I'm coming from before I start. I hate Japanese humor. I don't think it is funny, at all. But what surprised me is that I liked Sunred. The episodes are filled with good, clever writing, and humorous ideas, that while it rarely made me laugh out loud, gave me a nice smirk and a chuckle now and then. And that really surpassed all my expectations for the series.

This is more a slice of life about a read more
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bmoore07
Jun 29, 4:32 PM
In a typical story, the unwritten rule is that the main character exemplifies every ideal trait known to man. The main character usually has superhuman aspects like abnormal strength or an ability to read minds but, to me, what stand out about this poster-boy/poster-girl protagonist are their morals. The main character is the classic blue-collar worker, always diligent and persistent at what they want to do (Rocky Balboa). The main character is pureness personified, always kind to others and willing to lend a helping hand (Snow White). The main character, above all else, is the awe-inspiring role model for how people should live, a shining read more
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That said, Tentai Senshi Sunred may actually be easier to get in to because of the length of each episode and the length of the series. 
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Both Have comedy
Both share the same awesomeness
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Both are good anime's that deserve more credit  
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