Master Keaton OVA

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: マスターキートン


Type: OVA
Episodes: 15
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 1999 to Jun 21, 2000
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.751 (scored by 30513,051 users)
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Ranked: #10982
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Popularity: #6276
Members: 10,365
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Taichi Keaton is a man of many talents: father, historian, frequent traveler, negotiator, archaeologist, former survival instructor, and all while working as an insurance investigator for Lloyd's of London. While his methods may seem a bit unorthodox, he gets the job done when needed, but not without a little something to learn or teach in the process. Through all of his adventures, some people call him a quack. Those who know him well call him a master of life...

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Characters & Voice Actors


Ohshima, Mitsuru
Kojima, Masayuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Opening Theme" by Kuniaki Haishima

Ending Theme

1: "A Sigh" by KneuKid Romance (eps 1-2)
2: "From Beginning" by Kuniaki Haishima (eps 3-15)


Mar 29, 2016
If you want to watch a quality, fun and relaxing episode of anime, this never disappoints...
Master Keaton, the now almost 18 year old predecessor to Urasawa's Anime classic "Monster", is a massively overlooked show.
Just like the original season, this OVA shares a lot of the creative staff with its younger brother, Naoki Urasawa having illustrated the original Master Keaton Manga and even supposedly written a large proportion of it
(which is hard to say for certain, given co-writer Hokusei Katsushika sadly passed away in 2004).

The premise of this show is a simple one, telling short adventure stories from all around the world of the ...
Oct 7, 2019
First of all, I'm a fan of episodic anime and let me tell you this. If you're a fan too, don't need to read my review, go on and watch Master Keaton as I regard it one of the best episodic show ever along the line of Mushishi, Kino no tabi, Jigoku Shoujo or Aria.

Originally a manga drawn by the famous Naomi Urasawa, the mastermind behind Monster and 20th Century Boy, there is a certain level of expectation for me going to this anime and gladly it didn't disappoint. As the title suggested, this anime follows the life of Taichi Keaton-Hiraga, a man at ...

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