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Virtua Fighter


Alternative Titles

Japanese: バーチャファイター

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 35
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 1995 to Jun 27, 1996
Premiered: Fall 1995
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Media Blasters
Source: Game
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.131 (scored by 1,939 users)
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Ranked: #29372
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Popularity: #4384
Members: 3,869
Favorites: 10
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Episodes: /35

Synopsis

Akira Yuki has spent years honing his Bajiquan skills under the guidance of his grandfather. He yearns to see the constellation of the eight stars of heaven, which are only revealed to those with real strength. This burning desire urges him to embark on travels, so as to learn more about how to see the stars.

Meanwhile, a nefarious robotics scientist, Eva Durix, desires to create the perfect soldier. Eva's group, Judgment 6, tracks down and kidnaps Sarah Bryant, a college student and close acquaintance of Akira who is investigating a mysterious accident concerning her brother. Akira must now fight his way to Sarah to save her from the clutches of Judgement 6, a perilous path sure to be paved with countless challenges.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yuki, Akira
Yuki, Akira
Main
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Bryant, Sarah
Bryant, Sarah
Main
Okamoto, Maya
Japanese
Okamoto, Maya
Bryant, Jacky
Bryant, Jacky
Main
Matsumoto, Yasunori
Japanese
Matsumoto, Yasunori
Chan, Pai
Chan, Pai
Main
Matsui, Naoko
Japanese
Matsui, Naoko

Staff

Yoshida, Reiko
Yoshida, Reiko
Script
Kamio, Ryuu
Kamio, Ryuu
Script, Series Composition
Fukazawa, Manabu
Fukazawa, Manabu
Key Animation
Aoyama, Hiroyuki
Aoyama, Hiroyuki
Animation Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Wild Vision" by Ishikawa Masatoshi (eps 1-24)
#2: "Ai ga Tarinai ze (愛がたりないぜ)" by Takenobu Mitsuyoshi (eps 25-35)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Kuchibiru no Shinwa (くちびるの神話)" by Vivian Hsu
#2: "Kyouhansha (共犯者)" by Vivian Hsu




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ParaParaJMo
Oct 11, 2008
I feel with a traditional martial arts story in relation to anime, I feel it could go in certain specific ways and I felt it was a damned if you do, damned if you don’t situation with what your typical martial arts movie or series could be. Allow me to explain, in the games, Akira is portrayed more as a serious old school style martial artist and tends to really have no sense of humor. While in the anime, his behavior is juvenile, sarcastic, and has an appetite like Gokuu from Dragon Ball. Despite that, he still has a deep respect for the martial arts read more
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