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Space Pirate Captain Herlock: Outside Legend - The Endless Odyssey


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey
Japanese: SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HERLOCK OUTSIDE LEGEND ~The Endless Odyssey~

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 2002 to Dec 21, 2003
Producers: VAP, Pioneer LDC
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.461 (scored by 1,474 users)
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Ranked: #17572
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Popularity: #4900
Members: 4,080
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Synopsis

On an archaelogical mission to the end of the known universe, Professor Daiba unwitting unleashes an ancient horror from its confines. Five years later the malevolent alien force sets in motion a plan which reunites the various crewmembers of the Arcadia to sail the stars once more as well as bring Tadashi Daiba to meet Harlock for the first time (again).

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Captain Herlock
Main
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese
Ooyama, Tochirou
Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Miime
Supporting
Minaguchi, Yuko
Japanese
Yuki, Kei
Supporting
Sakuma, Rei
Japanese
Ooyama, Mayu
Supporting
Kanai, Mika
Japanese
Yattaran
Supporting
Tatsuta, Naoki
Japanese
Daiba, Tadashi
Supporting
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Dr. Daiba
Supporting
Irita, Yukihito
Supporting
Wakamoto, Norio
Japanese
Prime Minister
Supporting

Staff

Tamura, Manabu
Producer
Rintaro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Tanaka, Hiroyuki
Episode Director


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"The Endless Odyssey" by Hattori Takayuki

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Nameless Lonely Blues" by Tia
#2: "Chigireta Tsubasa (ちぎれた翼)" by 20th Century (TV Version)




More reviewsReviews

Feb 23, 2009
AironicallyHuman (All reviews)
Captain Harlock/Herlock (Herlock from this point onwards) was a name I had heard only a couple of times before coming across 'The Endless Odyssey'. A popular series from the late 70's that has had numerous sequels and spin-offs, and it proved too hard to resist getting my first taste of what this old school space piracy classic had to offer... albeit in the form of a 2002 OVA series.

Unfortuantely for newcomers such as myself, it starts without explaining anything in detail. It is revealed that Herlock and his pirate crew parted ways sometime prior to the story beginning; Herlock taking his ship (Arcadia) and read more
Feb 12, 2017
AugmentedTurnip (All reviews)
First of all. This is not an entry point into the series. If you want to get started on Captain Harlock then look elsewhere. Oh yeah. There was one other thing. Endless Odyssey is also shockingly bad. Most of the pieces are there. But they've all been assembled incorrectly.

Here's how I think the pitch meeting went down. In 2002 Madhouse presumably thought that anime fans wouldn't be interested in going back to watch a series that was over 20 years old at the time, if such a thing was even available to find at the time that is. I'd say that was a correct assumption. read more
Jun 28, 2016
THE_CHUMP (All reviews)
At some point, a show along the lines of Harlock has to come around. It doesn't shake anything up. It doesn't really do much new. Hell, it's the 90's sequel/reboot/alternate universe canon to a show that came out before Gundam. Even so, the elements of what make it great come from something more than something like originality. It even basically proves that just because the ideas presented have been in works that have come out before it, the compilation of such ideas, as well as amazing characters, atmosphere, and theming can allow even a remake like this to shine.

The characters of Harlock are beautifully designed read more

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