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Japanese: エックスメン


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Other
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.531 (scored by 7,127 users)
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Ranked: #50612
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Popularity: #2233
Members: 14,631
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Episodes: /12


The X-Men are reunited following the death of a teammate, and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki (Armor). There, they confront the U-Men, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen their own army, and the battle for justice is on.

(Source: Marvel)


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Morikawa, Toshiyuki
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Hisakawa, Aya
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Ichiki, Hisako
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Mima, Masafumi
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Sound Director
Nakajima, Toshihiko
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Sound Director
O'Brien, Liam
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More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 The Return - Joining Forces
The Return - Shuuketsu (The Return - 集結)
Apr 1, 2011
2 U-Men - Mutant Hunting
U-Men - Mutant Gari (U-Men - ミュータント狩り)
Apr 8, 2011
3 Armor - Awakening
Armor - Kakusei (Armor - 覚醒)
Apr 15, 2011
4 Transformation - Secondary Mutation
Transformation - Niji Henshitsu (Transformation - 二次変質)
Apr 22, 2011
5 Power - Unity
Power - Kessoku (Power - 結束)
May 6, 2011

Edit Opening Theme

"Reassembly" by Takahashi Tetsuya

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"Fighting for Peace, Fighting for All" by Takahashi Tetsuya

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Jun 25, 2011
I'm a huge X-men fan. What makes that rough for me is that I'm also a big believer in canon and continuity. In other words, movies like Wolverine: Origins and the First Class movies just make me angry, as a fan that spends half the time trying to get backstories right. Which is why I was so happy with the two X-men based anime, Wolverine and X-men. They were perfectly done, perfectly converted from West to East.

STORY: I had to laugh out loud. When the anime started it was like reliving my childhood, watching an updated (and non-English) version of X-men: The Animated Series. read more
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May 3, 2011
I am torn on writing this review. Primarily because i used to be an avid fan of the comic book way back when i was younger, and the X-men have been my fav comic book group for so long. I really don't know where to star with this one.

Upon writing this review, i had just finished watching the 4th episode, since it is the latest release. I'll prob revise this again after the series finished so this review is my initial impressions of this Anime.

To start off, i can see that this is way better than the wolverine anime in terms of overall impression. read more
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May 26, 2011

I’m not gonna elaborate anything else about this anime; I’m going straight to the point. By the way I don’t have any access to any X-Men comic books both old and new, besides we don’t get a lot of those here in Mexico, and if we Mexicans do, it cost a fortune. So, my review is based upon the 8th episode of this anime that I’ve watched, with some comparison with the usual X-Men US animated series that I’ve also watched. By, there are a couple of more episode to go,how it goes, I just making a guess.

Story- mediocre 5.

So, this X-men simply read more
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Aug 13, 2015
Part of a 4-series deal between Marvel and Madhouse, I eagerly anticipated the X-men anime. Based off a comic that features my favorite Marvel Comic team, the X-men anime focuses on the titular group as they re-form several years after the death of a teammate (for your comic fans, guess who gets to kick the bucket). In the process of investigating the exploits of a psychotic cult known as the U-Men, the X-men recruit two new female teammates and discover there's more to the U-Men's plot then meets the eye . . .

Story (6/10): The story of the X-men anime is a mish-mash of various read more
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