Popee the Performer

Popee the Clown

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Japanese: POPEE the ぱフォーマー
English: Popee the Clown
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Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 2000 to Dec 28, 2001
Premiered: Winter 2000
Broadcast: Mondays at 20:53 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Avant GardeAvant Garde, ComedyComedy
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.231 (scored by 42584,258 users)
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Ranked: #29032
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Popularity: #5994
Members: 10,124
Favorites: 278

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Somewhere in the desert lies the Wolf Zirkus: a strange circus where Popee, a clown in a pink rabbit jumpsuit, shares the stage with Kedamono, a purple creature who wears a mask. Together, they juggle the whims of performing, practicing their acts, and poking fun at each other. In a world where anything seems possible, there is no telling what will happen next during this eccentric spectacle.

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Popee the Performer's 11th episode was banned from being rebroadcast on Kids Station in Japan due to complaints about excessive violence in a children's show. A related concern led to episode 27 being released only on DVD.

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Nov 21, 2009
I wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to get out of Popee the Performer before jumping into it. Looking at profile picture showing a clown with rabbit ears, wielding a machine gun and a chainsaw I knew this wasn’t going to be something ordinary. Overall I was both amused and disgusted, but mostly amused.

There isn’t any real overall story in Popee the Performer. The episodes are independent of one another other than the inclusion of certain characters that are introduced over the course of the series. Popee, Kedomono, and Papi perform various feats of magic, acrobatics, and mysticism. This ...
Feb 5, 2015
First off, this is the only anime you should watch. Ever. Out of all anime. This is the only one worth watching. Alright? Alright.

If you like offbeat cult favorites with penchant for looney tunes style slapstick paired with senseless violence, gore, a detestable protagonist, and surreal Dali-esque landscapes, you're in for a treat. The graphic nature of it is shocking with how blatant it is, but the only thing that separates it from other cartoons of the same nature is the fact that 'Popee' isn't afraid to show a little blood. Or a lot. There's a particular instance where, true to cartoon form, Popee is ...
Jun 30, 2016
When I watched the first episode of Popee the Performer, my instant reaction was "Where was this shitpost of the show all my life." Even though Popee the Performer is not what you want if you're expecting a typical anime, (if you can call it that?) it was one hell of a laugh.
The animation looks like something that came straight out of Jimmy Neutron. No joke. Surprisingly, I wouldn't have gotten as much out of it if it was any different. Everything to the creepy ass expressions to the way they walked, it made it comedy gold in my eyes.
Popee as a character is ...

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