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Dororo to Hyakkimaru


Alternative Titles

English: Dororo
Synonyms: Dororo and Hyakkimaru
Japanese: どろろと百鬼丸

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 1969 to Sep 28, 1969
Premiered: Spring 1969
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Manga
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.261 (scored by 207 users)
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Ranked: #24732
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Popularity: #6645
Members: 1,505
Favorites: 16
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Synopsis

Hyakkimaru is a young man who lacks 48 body parts because they were taken from him by demons before birth, as payment by his father, Kagemitsu Daigo, to obtain his wish to take over the country. When the baby boy was born he was missing 48 parts of his body, and thus was abandoned—thrown into a river. Hyakkimaru has grown up and now has obtained fake body parts so he can eliminate the 48 demons that were made from his body, and to retrieve his missing parts. Along for the adventure is the boy thief, Dororo, with whom he becomes friends.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Sugii, Gisaburou
Director
Dezaki, Osamu
Episode Director
Katsui, Chikao
Episode Director, Setting
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Storyboard


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"Dororo no Uta" by Toshiko Fujita

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More reviewsReviews

Mar 29, 2017
Czarine (All reviews)
I must warn you at this point: even if this is a children's anime, it is very gory, and has cruel themes going on (starvation, child slaughter, war...). But no sex nor rape, obviously. Many of the monster scenes would be considered way too scary for children today.

As of writing this, only half of the episodes have been subbed. I understand some japanese, so the lack of subtitles wasn't a problem, since the story is quite straightforward. Knowledge of old fashioned and slangy japanese is useful, if you wish to keep up with the characters' lines.

Story:

I haven't read the manga, so I didn't have any read more
Mar 10, 2012
octal9 (All reviews)
Preliminary
even though i've only watched two episodes of this amazing anime, i felt i had to write a review, as no one else has, also because anyone who really loves great anime should check this out...based on one of my favorite manga by osamu tezuka, this anime takes place in the sengoku period in japan - a boy name hyakkimaru's father offers up forty-eight of his body parts to demons in exchange for unlimited power and the boy is left for dead - this is the story of his quest and travels with an orphan named dororo to reclaim his body from the demons by read more

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