Eat-Man

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Eatman
Japanese: イートマン


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 1997 to Mar 27, 1997
Premiered: Winter 1997
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:15 (JST)
Producers: Bandai Visual
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.391 (scored by 28752,875 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #70602
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5619
Members: 10,180
Favorites: 16

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Synopsis

Meet Bolt Crank, mercenary extraordinaire, and the man who eats metal! Through his travels, he stops along the way to make a few bucks and occasionally rescue damsels in distress. His taste for metal gives him quite an edge as he becomes capable of generating an assortment of weapons from his hand! It's a strange ability, but it seems to come in handy, so to speak. Bolt has an edge over his adversaries, but will that be enough?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kozyrev, Tatiana

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Doi, Mika
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Admiral Alexander

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Ooki, Tamio
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Jessica

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Yayoi, Mitsuki
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Olympus

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Hashi, Takaya
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Cyrielle

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Aizawa, Keiko
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Staff

Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Mashimo, Kouichi
Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition


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"Chiisana Koi no Melody (小さな恋のメロディ)" by Kinniku Shoujo Tai
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Ending Theme

"Walk This Way" by FIELDS



Sep 22, 2019
Eat-Man. The title alone is provocative. As you watch Eat-Man, you may ask yourself several questions. Here are some questions I asked myself.

1. What is this? 2. Who is this lumbering fool of a protagonist? 3. Is there an overall theme tying this show's episodes together? 4. What is the point of the broken flying airship? 5. What is the point of all this?

To answer these in order:
1. This is the show Eat-Man from 1997. Not the 1998 one.
2. Bolt Crank, greatest mercenary of all time in the world and universe ever.
3. Bolt Crank, greatest mercenary of all time in the world and universe ever.
4. ...
Mar 16, 2014
Good show for anyone who likes slow pacing. The art is slightly above average but the character design besides the main characters are lacking. The sound is very good considering. Plenty of good moment, at least in the first episode where the main character has a slapping contest twice with a female bounty hunter. Each episode seems to be a different theme. The stories and character are about the same rating wise.
Some of the episodes are varying in tone.
A good but not great show for fans of YK and kino.
Don't expect many answers/explanations to most of the plots, the majority of it is conjecture.
The genre/cover ...
May 4, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Eat-Man is one of those shows that you'll pick up on whim based on the title alone and then the pace will either cause you drop it or you will slog through until the final couple of episodes because that's where any of the overarching story is.

Story: 3

The story is rather poor being a very episodic show. Until the last 3 episodes, there is almost no plot progression. The general plot for all of the other episodes follows around some girl that Bolt Crank has met this week and he will do some "mercenary" work which is just odd jobs.

Characters: 5

The characters are ...

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