Koutetsu Tenshi Kurumi
Steel Angel Kurumi
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English: Steel Angel Kurumi
Japanese: 鋼鉄天使くるみ


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 1999 to Apr 4, 2000
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: Pony Canyon
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: OLM, Production Reed
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, HistoricalHistorical, MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, RomanceRomance, ShounenShounen
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.801 (scored by 85508,550 users)
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Ranked: #43682
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Popularity: #3398
Members: 20,328
Favorites: 71
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During Japan's Taisho Era (1912-1926), a scientist named Ayanokoji developed the Steel Angel - an artificial humanoid with superhuman physical abilities. While the Imperial Army wanted to use the Steel Angel as a new means of modern warfare, Ayanokoji wanted his creation to be a new step in the future of mankind. Thus, he defied orders from the Army and secretly made the Steel Angel codenamed "Kurumi". Then one day, a young boy named Nakahito Kagura snuck into Ayanokoji's house as a dare by his friends and stumbled upon Kurumi's lifeless body. A sudden attack by the Imperial Army shook the house, causing Kurumi to fall on Nakahito. At that moment, their lips met, and Kurumi woke up from "the kiss that started a miracle".

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Takahashi, Naohito
Director, Storyboard
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Tanaka, Rie
Theme Song Performance
Enomoto, Atsuko
Theme Song Performance

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"Kiss Kara Hajimaru Miracle" by Steel Angels (eps.1-23)

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#1: "Eien no Kotetsu Tenshi" by Steel Angels (eps.1-23)
#2: "Kiss Kara Hajimaru Miracle" by Steel Angels (ep.24)

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Apr 22, 2007
NaughtyCalibur (All reviews)
A demure, down on his luck character mysteriously activates a beautiful female cyborg and she becomes his faithful servant, but not without a few dark secrets for excess baggage. Sound familiar? I wouldn't doubt it. But is Steel Angel Kurumi just like all of the other robot maid comedies out there? Not quite. You see, Steel Angel Kurumi is actually a story about time travel, and the Steel Angels are much more than just super strong, super fast, super ditsy house maids--they're the only ones who can save the world from mass destruction. This interesting plot arc doesn't come until later in the series, and read more
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literaturenerd (All reviews)
"Everyone here on MAL says how they are going to stop the spread of Moe, they are going to return anime to the GAR days! Let's be honest, you aint gonna do a God Damn thing! However, I'll tell you exactly what I'M going to do. I'm going to buy more Moe and give Japanese studios more of my money. Get the FUCK outta my way its MOE TIME MOTHERFUCKERS!" -average anime fan.

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Jun 26, 2018
Honey_Flash (All reviews)
This is a title I distinctly remember seeing in the anime section of Movie Stop from a young age (around 7-8 years old). The naked girls on the cover of each DVD volume with only a large, bubble-lettered logo reading ‘Steel Angel Kurumi’ covering the chests of the characters, were a clear enough indication that I was not the intended target audience for this show. However, I realize that a specific age range is really unimportant in this matter. In fact, demographics don’t matter period, because nobody on this earth, no matter who they are, should be watching Steel Angel Kurumi.

The story kicks off with read more
Sep 14, 2015
somaisbatman (All reviews)
Steel Angel Kurumi is a show I expected to absolutely hate, having watched only because I lost a bet. Now that I'm done with it, I've got some very mixed feelings about the thing.

Story: 5/10
The story is pretty nonsensical and loose. In short, a prepubescent boy accidentally kisses a robot girl, and he travels around with a scientist and some other robot girls on a quest to do...something? It's all very unclear. There's also some secret science/military group out to get them. None of this is particularly exciting or done well. After the show takes itself too seriously for the last few episodes, the ending read more

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