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Space Adventure Cobra

Alternative Titles

English: Space Adventure Cobra: The Movie
Synonyms: Cobra Gekijouban, Cobra Space Adventure


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 1982
Producers: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.181 (scored by 2,486 users)
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Ranked: #30552
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Popularity: #5235
Members: 5,894
Favorites: 28


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May 6, 2010
Mr_Panda (All reviews)
~Mr. Panda's VCR of Doom: #5~

The movie version of Space Adventure Cobra comes right out of the center of anime's intrepid Space Age. The same year publishing began for the manga versions of Akira and Naussicaa of the Valley of the wind, Buichi Terasawa's name-making series had been serialized for several years, and founded the basis for its continuing popularity with the release of this movie (which was shortly followed by the more manga-accurate version of the TV series.

The plot is something of a conundrum, mostly due to confusion as to whether the movie represented a separate part or a "retelling" of the read more
Mar 1, 2014
Flawfinder (All reviews)
Well it finally happened. After years of searching, I finally found an Osamu Dezaki anime I liked more than the one with the angsty boy who never does anything and the sweet girl who sings about dangos and ended up dying in the last third because it’s not a touching drama until someone is dead. Now I admit to never seeing any of Dezaki’s non-Key films, let alone finishing any one of his f*cking long series that drag so much that they make me want to throw my hands in the air, turn off the screen, and go hang around on Twitter like an anti-social read more
Jan 7, 2013
Shura-shurato (All reviews)
This is not your everyday anime movie to watch these days, especially one thats oldskool and special as this one, andhonestly i was inpressed that the traditional anime was left out and a more mature animation was given througout the movie.The story is quite nice and because it was 1982 it was´nt influenced by the macross big spacefights that later anime woud get, but then again it is some sort of space opera, and one worth seeing again, good music there as well.
Jun 3, 2014
THEAnimeHERO (All reviews)
Serves best as an introduction to the Space Cobra series. A 1982 movie with great visuals that holds up today. Note this movie is a retelling of episodes 1-12 & there are two English dubs to this film: Manga UK & Streamline Pictures. The UK version has a soundtrack done by Yello & various changes in its script. This review covers the Discotek release which should be the Streamline dub.

Premiering a few months before its television anime, Space Adventure Cobra: The Movie delivers what you expect in anything Cobra related being; sexy women, stylish visuals, great soundtrack, science fiction & manly action. That being said, read more