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Tailenders

Tailenders

Alternative Titles

Japanese: テイルエンダーズ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 16, 2009
Producers: Picograph
Duration: 27 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.911 (scored by 3598 users)
Ranked: #36252
Popularity: #2780
Members: 6,614
Favorites: 4
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Synopsis

Tomoe Shiro, a formidable racer with a very promising career, experiments a U-turn when a serious accident puts his life at stake. He recovers miraculously though when his heart is replaced with the engine of his own racing car. However, because of that very reason, race regulations demote him to the category of a mere mechanical part of the vehicle and is deprived from the right to participate as a pilot in regular races. Only in a far away colonial planet, along with a multitude of other charismatic pilots also vetoed from participating in regular competitions, will he be given the opportunity to race for his pride and the money of the prize. And so this exciting rally starts!!

(Source: Official website)

Background

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mikagura, Tomoe
Mikagura, Tomoe
Main
Yuzuki, Ryouka
Japanese
Yuzuki, Ryouka
Tomoe, Shiro
Tomoe, Shiro
Main
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese
Hatano, Wataru
Good Speed
Good Speed
Supporting
Miyake, Kenta
Japanese
Miyake, Kenta
Loser King
Loser King
Supporting
Oobayashi, Ryuusuke
Japanese
Oobayashi, Ryuusuke

Staff

mebae
mebae
Director, Key Animation, Screenplay, Character Design
TOMISIRO
TOMISIRO
Music
Noguchi, Tooru
Noguchi, Tooru
Sound Effects
Takeuchi, Hiroaki
Takeuchi, Hiroaki
Executive Producer


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May 19, 2011 4:58 AM
theDeva
I never thought that a single 27 min episode would be good enough for a movie.. stunningly enough Tailenders broke the record in this case, utilizing a meager half an hour this movie gave me an unexpectedly good and entertaining experience.

The story is set in future when mankind plants Terraformers on planets in an attempt to colonize them. By going haywire Terraformers produce disastrous consequences of tectonic shifts, environmental changes and 'stampede'.The protagonist, having an engine as his heart, must now participate in a precarious race with the Terraformer as the final destination risking his life to achieve what the Loser King couldn't 100 read more
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Ending Theme

"Destination Unknown" by Tomisiro

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