Musekinin Kanchou Tylor

The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 無責任艦長タイラー
English: The Irresponsible Captain Tylor
German: Tylor: The Irresposible Captain
Spanish: El Irresponsable Capitán Tylor
French: Irresponsable Capitaine Tylor
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 1993 to Jul 19, 1993
Premiered: Winter 1993
Broadcast: Mondays at 18:00 (JST)
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, MilitaryMilitary, ParodyParody, SpaceSpace
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.871 (scored by 1624616,246 users)
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Ranked: #8192
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Popularity: #3087
Members: 49,619
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Justy Ueki Tylor is an average 20-year-old man: lazy, greedy, and a passionate womanizer. He plans to land an easy job with the United Planets Space Force that pays decently and is also far away from the rigorous combat raging throughout the galaxy.

However, Tylor's dreams of living a simple life are brought to a sudden halt when he stumbles into a dangerous hostage situation. Through one strange mishap after another, Tylor miraculously manages to save the hostages and is awarded command of the decrepit space-cruiser Soyokaze!

Now Tylor finds himself in charge of sending mad mercenaries, proud pilots, skeptical colleagues, and harsh commanders through the infinite expanse of the universe, all the while avoiding the looming threat of the Holy Raalgon Empire. What misadventures await the irresponsible Captain Tylor?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Haigney, Michael
Mashimo, Kouichi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Series Composition
Matsukawa, Riku
Sound Director
Sawai, Kouji
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"just think of tomorrow" by Mari Sasaki

Ending Theme

"Downtown Dance (ダウンタウンダンス)" by Mari Sasaki


Jul 11, 2021
There are many "protagonist focused" shows like this one that I really enjoy, the most popular being "One punch man","Trigun" and "Violet Evergarden". These series focus around a strong MC and concept. This show is amazing because it is very easy to sell to anyone who likes anime or comedy just by giving them the premise, more so to nerds who grew up on space odysseys like Star Trek.

The plot and characters 10

A very strong cast and events that hook you in instantly. You will find yourself asking every arc- "How will they get out of this one ?" and by the end you ...
Oct 23, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The Irresponsible Captain Tylor resides in the niche realm of feel-good space shows. There's no real drama or tragedy, despite Justy Ueki Tylor deciding to join a military unit because there's a sexy lady in the ad. This series is laid-back and it focuses on the slice-of-life misadventures of the crew. It reminded me a lot of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, but it more extolled the virtues of not taking life so seriously, rather than being a parodical take on the fickle values of the aristocracy.

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Justy Ueki Tylor is like if Yang Wenli from Ginga Eiyū ...
Jan 31, 2018
Preliminary (3/26 eps)
Absolutely terrible. If you are 12 years or older or you don't have brain damage, then you will not like this. guaranteed. it is very stupid, very unrealistic, not funny, terrible art, a complete waste of time. It takes itself too seriously to be a complete parody, yet it's dumber than any parody I've ever seen, with absolutely horrible characters. the base conception seems good, an idiot lucky guy. too bad the implementation is -1/10. the guy is beyond stupid, too unrealistically stupid to be funny, because it doesn't have any resemblance to realism, so it just becomes meaningless. He "acts" so stupid that no ...

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