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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: 6.321 (scored by 1299812,998 users)
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Ranked: #73022
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Popularity: #4002
Members: 26,733
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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


Fukushi, Yuichiro
Simone, Jamie
Producer, Casting Director
Kizaki, Fuminori
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


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"Reassembly" by Takahashi Tetsuya

Ending Theme

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

Jun 25, 2011
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. ...
Apr 2, 2015
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 ...
Jul 8, 2011
Mixed Feelings
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; ...

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