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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 1313013,130 users)
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Ranked: #75612
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Popularity: #4074
Members: 27,093
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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, Yuuichirou
Simone, Jamie
Producer, Casting Director
Kizaki, Fuminori
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"Reassembly" by Takahashi Tetsuya

Ending Theme

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


Aug 13, 2015
Part of a 4-series deal between Marvel and Madhouse, I eagerly anticipated the X-men anime. Based off a comic that features my favorite Marvel Comic team, the X-men anime focuses on the titular group as they re-form several years after the death of a teammate (for your comic fans, guess who gets to kick the bucket). In the process of investigating the exploits of a psychotic cult known as the U-Men, the X-men recruit two new female teammates and discover there's more to the U-Men's plot then meets the eye . . .

Story (6/10): The story of the X-men anime is a mish-mash of various ...
Oct 26, 2021
Mixed Feelings
To Madhouse's credit, they could do no wrong in creating an Marvel anime, and a X-Men anime is a neat idea...on paper. Upon execution, it was a golden turd that was all over the place. Let me explain why:

Let's talk about the elephant in the room and that is the story starts off at the end of the Dark Phoenix Saga. At first, I was like "oh, this show is going to adapt the Dark Phoenix Saga? That should be interesting". But then reality hits you and then you truly see what it's not what it seemed like. Instead it's an all original plot that ...
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 ...

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