Bus Gamer

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Synonyms: BusGamer
Japanese: BUS GAMER


Type: TV
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 14, 2008 to Mar 29, 2008
Premiered: Winter 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Anpro
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.511 (scored by 1467414,674 users)
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Ranked: #62982
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Popularity: #3702
Members: 26,492
Favorites: 45

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When three complete strangers, Mishiba Toki, Nakajyo Nobuto, and Saitoh Kazuo, are hired by a corporation to compete in the Bus Game, an illegal dog-fight conducted in strict secrecy, they are given the team code of "Team AAA" (Triple Anonymous). This group of three who differ entirely from their living environments to their personalities have to work together effectively, but without mutually wiping out their mistrust of each other or prying into each other's privacy. They only have one point in common—each of them need a large amount of money for their individual circumstances. To get the money, they must play in the game despite their very own lives being at stake.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kuzuya, Naoyuki
Director, Storyboard
Hata, Yoshito
Episode Director
Suwabe, Junichi
Theme Song Performance
Suzumura, Kenichi
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"No Name" by Team 'AAA'

Ending Theme

"Train" by Suzumura Ken'ichi (ep. 1), Junichi Suwabe (ep. 2), Hiroki Takahashi (ep.3),

May 27, 2008
Ranivus (All reviews)
Well its a good idea for an anime since i've seen it done in American movies like 20 times (Smokin Aces and any other B-movie involving a mysterious company to fund human death matches) Unfortunately this anime isn't a very good example.

The story, standing at a whopping 3 episodes it's surprising to see how much action the managed to fit in. The side story apart from all the action is very poor at best. I couldn't tell if it was emphasizing more on seriousness or comedy. Regardless, the idea of an unlikely team to survive human death matches didn't translate so well. (Mediocre)

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Apr 21, 2008
Monkey_D_Luffy (All reviews)
The story of Bus Gamer isn't a bad idea, but three episodes was definitely not a sufficient amount for the story to develop. As you can read from plot synopses, these three guys come together as a team to participate in a dangerous underground (not literally) game between companies to earn money, the ultimate prize being 1 billion dollars. They all are steadfast in their desire for the 1 billion, but...well, I don't want to spoil anything, so let's just say the ending leaves you totally hanging as to if they achieve that goal or not. This definitely should have been 13 episodes, not just read more
Jan 1, 2009
MikariStar (All reviews)
Bus Gamer was made by the same author of the well known Saiyuki series. Thus you can expect handsome men and fun battles, which the anime does provide.

Toki Mishiba, Nobuto Nakajyo and Kazuo Saitou, three strangers in need of a large sum of money, form a team in an underground corporate sponsored street fight. The goal is to steal a disk containing secret information from the opposing team, while protecting their own disk.

The team has its variety in fighting styles and motivation. Each character is shrouded in mystery and the short series slowly reveals hints of why this mismatched trio so desperately needs cash read more
Apr 23, 2008
Tsumayouji (All reviews)
I remember watching the first episode of this thinking: "There's no way they can end this in three episodes unless Godzilla abruptly and spontaneously appears on the horizon." I believe I was correct in this assumption. As has been stated in the other reviews for the show, three episodes were not enough to really develop this into anything other than a sort of character template. The series really seems to be more of a test teaser for a greater, extended series rather than a series in its own right. However, I did actually enjoy that which was presented and was most disappointed and distressed that read more

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