Kyuukyoku Choujin R

The Ultimate Esper "R"

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Synonyms: Kyukyoku Chojin R, Kyuukyoku Choujin A~ru, Kyukyoku Choujin R, R The Ultimate Esper
Japanese: 究極超人あ~る
English: The Ultimate Esper "R"
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 24, 1991
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Coa
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 13 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #83922
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Popularity: #11293
Members: 1,699
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The plot featured R and the Camera Club going on a stamp tour throughout Japan, with the threat of their club being closed down unless they can collect all the stamps by 6:00 PM.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tomobuki, Ami
Director, Script
Chiba, Shigeru
Sound Director
Yamamoto, Masayuki
Theme Song Composition
Tanaka, Kouhei


Opening Theme

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"Kyuukyoku Choujin R no Uta" by Masayuki Yamamoto

Ending Theme

"Kuchibiru ni Memory (くちびるにメモリー)" by Hiroko Kasahara


Jul 18, 2020
Kyuukyoku Choujin R is a 1991 OVA adapted from the manga with the same name written by Yuuki Masami (the author of Tetsuwan Birdy, Patlabor). The manga ran from 1985 till 1987, this anime only adapts a mini story arc which happens in the latter part of the manga, courtesy of animation studio Coa.

The tags tell it all, the anime is a SF comedy about a group of high schoolers (boys and girls and a robot) who are in the Photography Club, they have fun like any others their age, the SF element comes from the robot who is named R, he's a high schooler ...
Dec 23, 2022
Let me first off say, it's better probably to not act like I did and read the manga first. However, even as someone unfamiliar with the previous content, watching this was enough to get me invested into looking into the manga and read it. It's fun and endearing. The plot of this OVA is a nice slice of life with a cohesive plot and fun moments. I think the animation is really nice and comforting in a nostalgic way, and in general it's a worthwhile watch.
Similar to what I said before, it might feel a little clunky to get into if you're unfamiliar with the ...

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Rod_Russ - Apr 3, 2018
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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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