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Kaiketsu Zorro


Alternative Titles

English: The Magnificent Zorro
Synonyms: The Legend of Zorro
Japanese: 快傑ゾロ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 1996 to Apr 14, 1997
Premiered: Spring 1996
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Toho Company
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ashi Productions
Source: Other
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.311 (scored by 2,926 users)
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Ranked: #22652
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Popularity: #3902
Members: 5,233
Favorites: 32
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Synopsis

Diego Vega returns from his study trip to discover his homeland is under the army's dictatorship. Diego, refusing to watch idly, disguises himself as Zorro to protect the weak and oppressed. Diego is not a coward but he is unable to win the affections of his sweetheart, Lolita, who is attracted to other more noble men. Diego serenades Lolita as Zorro and fights the evils of his homeland, hoping to capture her heart.

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Characters & Voice Actors

De La Vega, Diego
De La Vega, Diego
Main
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese
Seki, Toshihiko
Lolita
Lolita
Main
Kawamura, Maria
Japanese
Kawamura, Maria
Viento
Viento
Main
 
Prideaux, Caterina
Prideaux, Caterina
Main
Takizawa, Kumiko
Japanese
Takizawa, Kumiko

Staff

Tanaka, Hideyuki
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Matsuura, Johei
Matsuura, Johei
Episode Director
Hirano, Yasushi
Hirano, Yasushi
Script, Storyboard
Endoh, Masaaki
Endoh, Masaaki
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"ZORRO" by Masaki Endo

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"Hustle" by ŽRŽ Ge




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k0k0
Apr 16, 2010
Not a single review yet on this anime. I'm not surprised. I know how many people will watch this series regardless of a review, so let me inform you that my intention is really just to rake up and reflect on my childhood days as well as to contribute a little to this anime, (not to mention I was immensely bored as well) but don't underestimate this.

The Legend of Zorro. 'Another ripoff' is what you might think. That's not the case (atleast not completely). This is hardly the type of anime you'd come across, even while searching randomly. Nor is it something you would give read more
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strixflash
Jan 30, 2012
Many of us who have seen this series,will remember it as one of the first anime enjoyed as a child.
Like other Zorro series,it focus on the Deigo Vega who tries to protect the people of his hometown from the cruel hands of the Military and also at the same time,hiding his identity.
The series also focuses on the other two main characters which are Lolita-Zoro's love interest and Deigo's adopted brother.
To the point,its art cant be compared to today's anime's as it was produced in 90's. But that doesnt means its animation is poor. The animation is 'MASTERPIECE' of its time.
In terms of plot, it read more
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sorcery
May 13, 2015
Henshin sequence... Shot on a blond guy's face with blue eyes. Black jacket on, pimp boots next. A lightning streak tears off the sky to illuminate the unknown face... It sports a stern, unswerving determination. He is not here to joke around... Belts, gloves, masks and hat follows in a thunderbolts galore. Flipping his cape, swinging his foil, He's here!
Who? A cosplaying Shirota Yuu?? No, the cunning fox of Spanish California, the one and only Zorro!!

Does this outstanding way in announces a great adaptation? I want to answer yes and no. Let's elaborate more on exposition, beforehand. Some inexact points, you can notice in this read more
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VampireNaomi
May 2, 2014
Kaiketsu Zorro is a series that I think most people will either love or hate. If you watched it when you were a child or you like children's series in general, you will probably find it entertaining. If you're expecting a faithful Zorro adaptation or a mature story, you'll most likely be disappointed.

First things first, the creators of this anime have taken some liberties with the characters and premise. The basics are the same - Diego de la Vega returns home to Spanish California because his father is worried about the state of things and the corruption of the army. Diego realises that he can't read more
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