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SF Shinseiki Lensman


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Science Fiction New Century Lensman, Lensman Movie
Japanese: SF新世紀 レンズマン

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 1984
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 47 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.341 (scored by 718 users)
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Ranked: #58142
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Popularity: #6307
Members: 1,396
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Synopsis

Kim is living a peaceful life with his father as a farmer on their planet until one day when a runaway spaceship is detected moving at a high speed towards his father's farm. To rescue his father Kim jumps on board the ship and manages to land it safely before it crashes.

On board the ship he finds a severely Injured lone survivor whom with his dying words begs Kim to take something of his to the Galactic Fleet. He then transfers something that was attached to his arm onto Kim's arm. The thing was a Lens and its transferring should have been impossible and having it has turned Kim into a Lensman. Other than giving Kim unknown powers it also contains vital information for the victory of the Galactic Fleet over the evil Boskone Empire.

Kim must now using the spaceship Britannia bring the Lense to the Galactic Fleet. But this is not an easy task when Lord Helmet of the Boskone Empire is willing to use everything in his power to stop him.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kinnison, Kimball
Kinnison, Kimball
Main
Furukawa, Toshio
Japanese
Furukawa, Toshio
Buskirk
Buskirk
Supporting
Otsuka, Chikao
Japanese
Otsuka, Chikao
Sol
Sol
Supporting

Staff

Macek, Carl
Macek, Carl
Producer
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director
The Alfee
The Alfee
Theme Song Performance
Okamura, Tensai
Okamura, Tensai
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bedheadred
Nov 8, 2013
A young man aims to do something more exciting than farming. His homeland is destroyed by an evil Galactic enemy and he is given super-human powers by which to save the galaxy. His comrades are a sarcastic, hairy alien and a beautiful female in white with a braided bun on the side of her head. Do you recognize any similarities here to an American pop culture icon?

This mid 80′s film has aged pretty well, excepting the CGI which was laughable (though not as laughable as Golgo 13.) I had fun just watching and picking up stolen Star Wars references with a Japanese twist (tentacles!) If read more
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sizest300
Oct 4, 2015
Lensman (1984)

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1984 brought many sci-fi oriented stories. One of which was Lensman, directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Memories, X) and Shinya Ohira (Gundam sequels, Akira), so there is some strength here. Unfortunately, the script is weak, the music is pretty much absent, and the voice acting (Japanese and English dub) is sub-par at best.

The story is about a farm boy named Kimball whom dreams of life bigger than is country lifestyle. Well, it just so happens that an intergalactic war is going on simply between good and evil. During some battle somewhere, Kimball comes across a runaway spaceship, finds an important guy, and gets this read more
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