Samurai Deeper Kyou

Samurai Deeper Kyo

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English: Samurai Deeper Kyo
French: Samurai Deeper Kyo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2002 to Dec 24, 2002
Premiered: Summer 2002
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:55 (JST)
Producers: Starchild Records
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.901 (scored by 2616426,164 users)
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Ranked: #44082
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Popularity: #2749
Members: 55,142
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In the year 1600, at the fog-covered battlefield of Sekigahara, a fierce battle was waged by two exemplary swordsmen. One was Kyoushirou Mibu, a skilled and noble warrior in possession of the unique powers of the Mibu Clan. The other was the thousand-man slayer, with eyes and hair the color of blood, "Demon Eyes" Kyou. Their legendary clash was cut short when a meteor from the heavens fell down upon that battlefield, leaving both to vanish in its wake.

Samurai Deeper Kyou begins four years after that battle, when a gun-wielding bounty hunter by the name of Yuya Shiina hunts down Kyoushirou—now a perverted, traveling medicine-man who has built up a large debt. On her way to claim his bounty, they are attacked by an inhuman monster that seeks to devour Kyoushirou. This encounter awakens "Demon Eyes" Kyou, whose mind has been trapped inside of Kyoushirou's body ever since that fateful battle. Thus begins a grand tale of legendary two swordsmen and the discovery of their secrets.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishimura, Junji
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Shinohara, Toshiya
Episode Director
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Ao no Requiem (Blue Requiem)" by Pipeline Project featuring Yuiko Tsubokura

Ending Theme

"Love Deeper" by Pipeline Project featuring Yuiko Tsubokura

May 13, 2008
Samurai Deeper Kyo has an unique and bizarre take on edo history, and the battles between samurai. The story has its twists, but when you think that the 'last boss' is defeated, more villians pop up. At first sight, the anime seemed like a fun hilarious anime with kyoushi junior, however when the "demon eyed kyo" takes over the anime starts in a much more serious tone, which prevails till the end.

The story centers around "demon eyed kyo", who has his soul entrapped in somebody else's body, so basically, he goes around defeating villians to get his body back. However, kyo is known as the ...
Nov 27, 2007
Samurai Deeper Kyo is based of the still running manga series by the same name.

In the year 1600, during the battle of Sekigahara, warriors Kyoshiro Mibu and "Demon Eyes" Kyo - the legendary slayer of a thousand men - engaged in fierce combat. Both men disappeared when a meteor crashed in the battlegrounds. Four years later, Kyoshiro is spotted on a rural highway, acting as a traveling medicine salesman. He is captured by the female bounty hunter Yuya Shiina when she discovers that deep inside him is the dormant personality of "Demon Eyes" Kyo himself.

Now on to all the problems I had with ...
Apr 28, 2008
The first review here is way too harsh. This anime is well worth a watch if your into historical/samurai stuff, it's not as dark and brooding as it sets out to be and the plot can feel a little convaluted at times but the characters are quite endearing and if you can get your head round all the different threads it's very easy to get wrapped up in the story.

I really enjoyed it and found myself watching one episode after another once I'd got past the first few, but I haven't read the manga so if you have you may be in for a bit ...

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