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Casshern: Robot Hunter


Alternative Titles

English: Casshan: Robot Hunter
Japanese: 新造人間キャシャーン

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 21, 1993 to Feb 21, 1994
Producers: Artmic, Tokyo Kids
Source: Unknown
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.531 (scored by 1,944 users)
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Ranked: #51672
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Popularity: #4151
Members: 4,488
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Episodes: /4

Synopsis

In the near future, robot technology has advanced to the point of self-awareness. Under the leadership of the "Black King," machines have decimated the human population and conquered the world. Those who survived the early holocaust have been enslaved for life. But throughout the hardships, a lone hero appears as the savior of mankind. He is Casshan - a fusion of man and machine driven to combat Black King and his forces to the end.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Casshern
Casshern
Main
Kusao, Takeshi
Japanese
Kusao, Takeshi
Friender
Friender
Supporting
 
Braiking Boss
Braiking Boss
Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese
Utsumi, Kenji
Kozuki, Luna
Kozuki, Luna
Supporting
Touma, Yumi
Japanese
Touma, Yumi

Staff

Macek, Carl
Macek, Carl
Producer, ADR Director
Kimura, Hiroshi
Kimura, Hiroshi
Producer
Watanabe, Takashi
Watanabe, Takashi
Director
Fukushima, Hiroyuki
Fukushima, Hiroyuki
Director, Script, Screenplay


Edit Opening Theme

"Casshan - The Headstone of Wind" by Hironobu Kageyama (eps 2-4)

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"The Meridian of Hope - Horizon Blue" by Columbia Animation Stars




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SakuraForever
Jan 28, 2010
I know many of you probably decided to watch this OVA after seeing the popular "Casshern Sins" anime, so here I'll be discussing on why you should or should not watch "Casshan: Robot Hunter." Yes, it is the same Casshern from "Neo-Human Casshern" an anime series from about 1973. The OVA was intended to be 4 epds, however, it was edited into one action pack film via its American release. Recognizable faces are still of some familiarity in this OVA, however, you'll begin to noticing different aspects towards character development. Also, I believe that this OVA closely resembles "Neo Human Casshern" and not "Casshern Sins." read more
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RobdeFR
Sep 16, 2009
This OVA seems to be a remake first Casshan also known as Cashern series.
In this world Dr. Azuma built a super android called BK-1 and instructed the android to protect earth and nature, the robot to fulfill his duties began to kill and tyrannize all the human race, because afterall the human race was killing earth. BK-1 then renames himself as Black King Boss. Tetsuya, Dr. azuma's son, after watching this massacre is left with no other choice than that of merging himself with his father latest android becoming the legendary immortal Casshan.

I've entered this Casshan world by the Cashern Sins series, so please bear read more
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Dhraiauvessillus
Oct 29, 2013
This anime is ok.
It also is a definition of 'crap got wierd'.
One of the weirdest animes I ever saw.

I saw the english dub.
The english dub is good. Casshans voice is very good.

The story is all over the place. It does't explain some things well. Or at all.
A lot of the time, you sit there going, WTH?!
Some of it is cheesey.
The end is not explained well.

It takes a turn into mad science with how Casshan becomes a cyborg.
Seriously, there is a machine that looks like the teleporter from The Fly!

Luna is one of the worst dressed characters in anything!
She looks like a freaking clown. Or read more
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