Basquash!

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Japanese: バスカッシュ!


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2009 to Oct 2, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: Satelight
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, SportsSports
Themes: MechaMecha, Team SportsTeam Sports
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.201 (scored by 1833918,339 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #31542
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3193
Members: 46,396
Favorites: 186

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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

On the planet Earthdash, its inhabitants gaze on its moon and the technologically advanced lunar city of Mooneyes with awe. Dan JD, a boy living in Rollingtown on Earthdash's surface, gets caught up in Bigfoot Basketball—a fast-paced sport played with giant Bigfoot robots.

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Staff

Kawamori, Shouji
Director, Creator, Mechanical Design
Itagaki, Shin
Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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1: "nO limiT" by Eclipse (エクリップス Ekurippusu?) (Haruka Tomatsu, Saori Hayami, Nakajima Megumi) (eps 2-13)
2: "Boku ga Boku no Mama (僕が僕のまま?)" by THE SPIN (eps 14-26)
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Ending Theme

1: "free" by Yu Yamada (eps 1-12)
2: "Running On" by Eclipse (Haruka Tomatsu, Saori Hayami, Nakajima Megumi) (eps 13)
3: "Futari no Yakusoku (二人の約束?)" by Eclipse (Haruka Tomatsu, Saori Hayami, Nakajima Megumi) ( (eps 14-23, 25-26)
4: "Hoshiwatari" (ホシワタリ?)" by Citron (Nakajima Megumi) (eps 24)




Reviews

Aug 9, 2013
The idea of the whole anime may sound ridiculous, but it is exactly the fact that they managed to recreate it in an interesting way that makes the series really intriguing. How many people would watch this after a describtion such as this one: "Guys playing basketball in giant robots; sometimes in THE SPACE." I doubt there would be many anticipating to watch something like that. But what never ceased to amaze me throughout the whole series was that I didn't even once feel like I was watching something dumb and not well-thought. An idea that seems stupid, stereotypical and clichè may actually surprise you ...
Aug 11, 2009
Mixed Feelings
This is my first review, and as much as I will try to stay biased for the reader, I can only write with the mood I am feeling at the time I was watching the episodes.

Basquash:
Well what can I say? What started as a brilliant roller-coaster formula to an inventive sports recipe of basketball, ended up collapsing midway and failing to meet the viewers expectation to what could have been a great shonén series.

Story: 5/10
I've given the story side of Basquash a 5 due to that, there is none. It's your typical shonén anime with sports and mecha(called Big Foots) combined to give you ...
Oct 11, 2009
It usually takes me 1-2 days to finish a 24 episode anime. It took me 1 week to finish this anime. Ima give my opinion on what I thought of this anime.

I always like to begin with art first for my reviews since that is usually what I judge it on when I watch a series.

Art: It was GREAT until..........episode 10 and up. I don't know if it was just me or what, but the "basquash" and the ball bouncing got much slower and boring, the graphics got worse as it went on, and there were inconsistency in the drawings. I don't know if they ...

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