Photon


Photon: The Idiot Adventures

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Japanese: フォトン
English: Photon: The Idiot Adventures
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 21, 1997 to Feb 18, 1999
Producers: Movic
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 32 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 7.011 (scored by 65096,509 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #41362
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Popularity: #5361
Members: 14,994
Favorites: 56

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Synopsis

Photon Earth is a young and gentle boy with superhuman strength and "Baka" (meaning "idiot" in Japanese) scribbled on his forehead (apparently by his troublemaking friend Aun Freya). One day, he finds himself engaged to the beautiful fugitive pilot Keyne Acqua after writing "baka" on her forehead. And that's the least of his worries as he must protect both Aun and Keyne from the evil Papacharino, who seeks to steal the secrets of "Aho" (another word for idiot) energy from Keyne's grandfather's ship.

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Staff

Motonaga, Keitarou
Producer
Masunari, Koji
Producer, Director, Storyboard
Tanaka, Kazuya
Sound Director
Suzuki, Kaoru
Episode Director


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"Pinch!" by Yui Horie




Reviews

Dec 4, 2022
Lots of ecchi, sci-fi comedic fun from the studio and many of the creators behind Tenchi Muyo. If you like the aesthetic of the Tenchi OVAs, then your eyeballs will definitely take a liking to what they're seeing here. In fact, even the tone and story in many ways mirrors Tenchi, with Photon, being the unassuming hero that all the girls end up falling in love with due to his bravery and selflessness. You know the famous hot springs episode of Tenchi? Was it one of your favorites? Well you'll be rolling around in this series like a pig in shit, then. It's basically naughty ...
Feb 6, 2015
Think Star wars, then imagine Luke Skywalker being a immensely strong but retarded kid who only cares about food, big boobs and keeping promises. Imagine Darth Vader as a pervert in striped underwear. The stormtroopers are cute and optimistic cheerleader blobs of lard. And Princess Leia actually looks good...

Then add a couple of other stuff, and you get Photon! A hilariously funny and still epic story set in some kind of fantasy future.

Animation
Decent. The animation is not the best, but the character designs are great! Nice background details.

Sound
Great music, some kind of 80's rock anthems which I like. Dope voice acting.

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May 12, 2010
This is by no man's a serious anime. So don't take it seriousley, but it is pretty damn funny. And it's one of the amy animes that was apart of my "Summer of Anime" back in 2006.... Sigh*...

Anyway, the story is about a little kid named Photon Earth. He has super strength, but is a kind soul, and he has women crawling all over him. Don't worry this isn't one of those guy with tons of girls animes, but it is still a little perverted, the amin villan is a creepy dude if I remember right. But its full of fun futureist like stuff, zany ...

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