Blue Gender

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Japanese: BLUE GENDER
English: Blue Gender
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 1999 to Mar 31, 2000
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:55 (JST)
Producers: Youmex, Toshiba EMI
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, HorrorHorror, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: GoreGore, MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace, SurvivalSurvival
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.021 (scored by 3088230,882 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #40992
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2368
Members: 82,256
Favorites: 425

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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

Blue Gender takes place in the not too distant future in a world where things have gone terribly wrong for humanity. Humans have been replaced at the top of the food chain by the Blue, a race of bug-like aliens that have colonized Earth and pushed humans aside. A space station, Second Earth, has been constructed as a safe haven for humans, with the hope of one day reclaiming the Earth once more.

Yuji Kaido was cryogenically frozen, having been suffering from a disease known as B-Cells. Once awakened, he joins a team of soldiers that have come to Earth to extract him. Unfortunately, nothing goes according to plan as they make their way back to Second Earth.

Yuji will have to deal with the horrors of fighting a bloody war as he and the fighters from Second Earth look to survive. Will they be able to win back Earth without losing their humanity?

Characters & Voice Actors

Kilmer, Rick

Supporting
Itou, Eiji
Japanese

Quaid, Dice

Supporting
Ginga, Banjou
Japanese

Elena

Supporting
Nishimura, Chinami
Japanese

Hendar, Amick

Supporting
Yonemoto, Chizu
Japanese

Bean, Keith

Supporting
Matsumoto, Dai
Japanese

Staff

Hasegawa, Yasuo
Producer
Abe, Masashi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Tokihanate! (解き放て!)" by Houko Kuwashima
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Ending Theme

"Ai ga Oshiete Kureta (愛が教えてくれた)" by Houko Kuwashima




Reviews

Dec 28, 2007
Blue Gender is one of those series that a lot of people overlook or brush off for some reason. Many assume that it's just a depthless ripoff of Starship Troopers. However, in the process they're missing out on a substantially underrated and mature series that deserves more recognition.

Story: The initial idea, I must admit, isn't very original. Giant bugs VS. human beings has been done many times over, but this isn't the entire focus of Blue Gender. A variety of locations, plotlines and situations are introduced, the vast majority of them well developed. A wide range of issues related to maturation, bonding, dealing with ...
Oct 16, 2013
Mixed Feelings
Welcome back, to horror anime month. This week we look at another anime that wasn't based on anything but was an original work. From AIC studios, the same people who brought us such fails as Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari and OreImo, such decencies as Viper's Creed and Quiz Magic Academy and such goodies as Sasameki Koto and Vampire Princess Miyu. Since their work quality has such a wide range I can't even give a good estimate about how this we'll turn out. Let's take a look at Blue Gender and find out.

Our story begins in 2009 with Kaido Yuji being put in Cryogenic Suspension ...
Jan 18, 2010
This is the only anime that I have ever had to rate at a one. I realize so many people are throwing tens at this monstrosity's feet, but I can't. I found the characters to be depth less and redundant, even the attempts at making the locals seem personable seemed to fall on itself. The overall combination of non realism combined with the attempts at bringing science into the mix left me horrified at the result. I forced myself to continue watching this abomination in a desperate hope that it might be brought to a well written close but sadly I have to say I ...

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