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Japanese: エックスメン
English: X-Men
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.331 (scored by 1239212,392 users)
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Ranked: #73212
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Popularity: #3805
Members: 25,347
Favorites: 25

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The X-Men are reunited following the death of a teammate, and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki (Armor). There, they confront the U-Men, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen their own army, and the battle for justice is on.

(Source: Marvel)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kizaki, Fuminori
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Sound Director
Wakabayashi, Shin
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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"Reassembly" by Takahashi Tetsuya

Ending Theme

"Fighting for Peace, Fighting for All" by Takahashi Tetsuya

Jun 25, 2011
AnimeObasan (All reviews)
I'm a huge X-men fan. What makes that rough for me is that I'm also a big believer in canon and continuity. In other words, movies like Wolverine: Origins and the First Class movies just make me angry, as a fan that spends half the time trying to get backstories right. Which is why I was so happy with the two X-men based anime, Wolverine and X-men. They were perfectly done, perfectly converted from West to East.

STORY: I had to laugh out loud. When the anime started it was like reliving my childhood, watching an updated (and non-English) version of X-men: The Animated Series. read more
Apr 2, 2015
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Let's go back to our old friends at Madhouse in their attempts to adapt Marvel comics. I've already looked at Blade, which was okay, but let's look at another attempt. In this case, the X-men, a super hero team that hasn't been well written in the comics proper since Chris Claremont's run ended. Which is a pity since Claremont's run made them my favourite super hero team. It's not like they've gotten all bad writers either. They got Grant Morrison and he can do really well when writing original works or when given proper oversight. Unfortunately, they let him off his leash for his run read more
Jul 8, 2011
bateszi (All reviews)
To say X-Men is the best of Madhouse's Marvel anime is to damn the series with the faintest of praises. Yes, it's better than the likes of Iron Man, but there's still something vital missing here.

I want to say that that something is heart, but each episode's so lovingly animated that this time I can't really accuse Madhouse of not trying. Indeed, I kept up with X-Men for that reason: this is a fluid and excitingly drawn series that, in the end, just never convinces us that these characters are worth caring for.

Cyclops is the angsty pretty boy and Wolverine the wise-cracking bastard; read more
Jun 26, 2011
Hectotane (All reviews)
I gotta say. Marvel's efforts to bring their property to the Japanese audience is not exactly paying off. With low sales, continued hatred against anything non-Japanese, and "OH HEY THAT STORM IS SEXY!!"

But IMMHO, what's created between Marvel and Madhouse continues to be the bright spot amongst the garbage of animu created for pedophiles, NEETs, players of virtual novels, haters of real life, and jerks in general.

There was a lot of stuff that (didn't) happen: Sunfire (another Japanese mutant) didn't appear. The "guest appearances" didn't take up a good chunk of an episode like Logan did in Ironman and Cyclops did in "Certain Mutant read more

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