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Koutetsu Tenshi Kurumi


Alternative Titles

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

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 1999 to Apr 4, 2000
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Pony Canyon
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: OLM, Production Reed
Source: Original
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.921 (scored by 7,047 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #36172
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2327
Members: 15,366
Favorites: 55
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Episodes: /24

Synopsis

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

Kurumi
Kurumi
Main
Enomoto, Atsuko
Japanese
Enomoto, Atsuko
Saki
Saki
Main
Tanaka, Rie
Japanese
Tanaka, Rie
Karinka
Karinka
Main
Kurata, Masayo
Japanese
Kurata, Masayo
Kagura, Nakahito
Kagura, Nakahito
Main
Kuwashima, Houko
Japanese
Kuwashima, Houko

Staff

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


Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit Ending Theme

#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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NaughtyCalibur
Apr 22, 2007
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
Apr 3, 2015
"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.

Now that I'm done blatantly ripping off movie quotes, it's time to look at one of the popular late 1990s titles that helped usher in the era of Echii Moe shows! This is read more
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somaisbatman
Sep 14, 2015
Steel Angel Kurumi is a show I expected to absolutely hate, and 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 is a total cop-out.

Art: 5/10
This show is read more
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MajorTom
Aug 13, 2009
I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by Steel Angel Kurumi. Oh, don't get me wrong, it's not a good show by far but it has a real sense of fun around it that still managed to entertain me even after all these years.

The art is bright and colourful, but the designs were what I'd call typically anime. Though I must admit that the costumes for each of the Angels was quite distinct and memorable. The animation was not so hot. Most of it was acceptable, but the fight scenes (where it really counted) were often animated very cheaply. A punch or kick was read more
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