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Musekinin Kanchou Tylor

Musekinin Kanchou Tylor

Alternative Titles

English: The Irresponsible Captain Tylor
Japanese: 無責任艦長タイラー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 1993 to Jul 19, 1993
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.991 (scored by 6604 users)
Ranked: #5452
Popularity: #1843
Members: 14,857
Favorites: 219
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

comedy sci-fi space

Synopsis

Justy Ueki Tylor had his life all planned out: join the military, get a cushy desk job, and then retire with a big fat pension check. The perfect plan... until he wandered into a hostage situation and somehow managed to save an admiral! Now Tylor - a man who wouldn't know what discipline was if it bit him on the backside - has been made Captain of the space cruiser Soyokaze.

The crew of this run-down ship is the craziest rag-tag team of misfits you're ever likely to see, and they're not too fond of their complacent new leader. But they'd better learn to work together, because they're about to go head to head with the mighty Raalgon Empire. For better or for worse, the Earth's fate has been placed in the hands of a man who's either a total idiot - or an absolute genius!

(Source: RightStuf)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Shin Musekinin Kanchou Tylor Gaiden: Love & War
Sequel: Musekinin Kanchou Tylor OVA

Characters & Voice Actors

Tylor, Justy Ueki
Tylor, Justy Ueki
Main
Tsujitani, Kouji
Japanese
Tsujitani, Kouji
Yamamoto, Makoto
Yamamoto, Makoto
Main
Hayami, Show
Japanese
Hayami, Show
Star, Yuriko
Star, Yuriko
Main
Amano, Yuri
Japanese
Amano, Yuri
Goza, Azalyn
Goza, Azalyn
Supporting
Kasahara, Hiroko
Japanese
Kasahara, Hiroko

Staff

Mashimo, Koichi
Mashimo, Koichi
Director, Script, Series Composition, Series Production Director
Yoshinaga, Naoyuki
Yoshinaga, Naoyuki
Director
Sawai, Koji
Sawai, Koji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Takamura, Akira
Takamura, Akira
Episode Director, Storyboard

Add episode Episodes

Episodes  0 / 26
Aired  Jan 25, 1993 to Jul 19, 1993
Status  Finished Airing
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Feb 11, 11:43 AM
Fear_the_Reefer
Hey there, you! Recent university graduate! Are you looking for a cushy, simple job with great benefits and a generous pension upon your successful retirement? Are you looking to kick back and enjoy a peaceful, relaxing life of little stress and even less responsibility so you can spend the rest of your days getting paid for goofing off amongst friends? If you’ve answered yes to any of those questions, then get dressed, get out of bed, and sign up for the United Planets Space Force! If you can flirt your way through our thorough job interview, then you’re already well read more
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Mar 3, 2008 2:32 PM
StarMasayume
I didn't expect to like this series so much. The animation is average and of an older anime era, and military/sci-fi anime is always a hit or miss with me. But you can't NOT love Captain Tylor. As the title says, he's irresponsible... on of my favorite anime music videos has hime singing "Reponsibility, what's that?" But he's also a very happy, easy going or care free individual who thinks life should just be fun. Though he makes enemies within his own fleet due to his idiotic luck, he manages to win the respect and eventually friendship of many of their foes (I'd say he read more
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Jun 17, 2008 7:11 PM
AMVP
One of the most popular archetypes of pop-culture is that of the accidental genius: the guy who achieves outstanding success with little visible effort or awareness. The most popular example of this as of late is that of Captain Jack Sparrow from the Pirates films, but it goes back all the way to such classic fables like "The Brave Little Tailor". Again, the accidental genius finds itself in Irresponsible Captain Taylor, and it's just as effective and entertaining.
Justy can't be bothered to look up his middle name Tylor is in many respects the idealic hero. While caring and compassionate, he remains firm in his persuits read more
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Dec 19, 2011 10:21 PM
AzKnight
I remember like it was just yesterday, it was a cold Thursday in November and Thanksgiving break was just around the corner. It was the night before my Organic Chemistry I midterm and I was doing a bunch of last minute cramming. I had enough of NMRs, SN2 backside attacks, and reaction mechanisms, so I decided to take a study break and watch Irresponsible Captain Tylor. What was suppose to be a 30 minute break became a 26 episode marathon, and I ended up staying up all night watching the series and failing my midterm in the morning. That's how damn good the series read more
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Recommendations

Anime: Kidou Senkan Nadesico
Space opera + comedy = these 2 series.

I know that Nadesico has its own brand of zaniness and humor but it is almost the same with Tylor since both heroes (Tylor and Akito) are clueless when it comes to feelings although Tylor excels in being an idiot or savior anytime. The crew of both flagships (Soyokaze and Nadesico) have their own share of oddballs who chew on hapless officers anytime.

So if you liked space operas with a dash of romance and a generous helping of offbeat humor and drama, these 2 series are for you. ^__^ 
reportRecommended by leonmcnicol
Anime: Great Teacher Onizuka
They both have very irresponsible people who everything works out for and are vital to the people around them success. They are impossible to fire.They both have a love plot that never develops. They are very funny and have a fun feel to them. GTO the main character will try, but in ICT he doesn't appear to give it any effort. 
reportRecommended by blzoo7
Anime: Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
The Irresponsible Captain Tylor HAS TO BE a parody based on Yang Wenli from Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Not so much in terms of their personalities - both being lazy slackers by nature aside - but in terms of the small things. Ignoring superficial aspects, their characters are actually totally different: Tylor is a happy-go-lucky, idiot-genius hybrid; surviving using his unlimited supply of luck, while Yang uses his love of history and intellect to preserve democracy. A serious/comedy series divide. Yang would most certainly live as carefree as Tylor if he was allowed to but, alas, he wasn't. Fate was cruel.

...BUT, there  read more 
reportRecommended by AironicallyHuman
Anime: Trigun
Both are sci-fi comedic anime, but most importantly the lead characters are very similar. Both Leads are outwardly dullards, foolish, and they both make rash seemingly insane decisions/actions. However, both characters actions have a deeper meaning and they are proven to be capable due their hidden talent, or genius. Despite this however both leads are given little respect and even less credit for their successes by their peers. Most importantly both these anime do an excellent job of comic relief.  
reportRecommended by cedmac
Anime: Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa
Similar themes of peace. Or maybe nose thumbing at military Hawkism and ruthlessness. In both the main champ is supported by an old guy against the wishes of high military leaders. Maybe similar comedy styles too.  
reportRecommended by ran88dom99
Anime: Zone of the Enders: Dolores, I
Both are lighthearted space comedies with a nice blend of humour and action.

 
reportRecommended by Raasontu

Opening Theme

"Just Think Of Tomorrow" by Mari Sasaki

Ending Theme

"Downtown Dance" by Mari Sasaki

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