Tiger & Bunny

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tiger and Bunny, Taibani
Japanese: TIGER & BUNNY (タイガー・アンド・バニー)
English: Tiger & Bunny
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2011 to Sep 18, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:58 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.851 (scored by 9152991,529 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8822
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1067
Members: 227,408
Favorites: 3,055

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Episodes: /25

Synopsis

In Stern Bild City, those with special abilities are called NEXT, and can use their powers for good or bad. A unique organized group of NEXT appear regularly on Hero TV, where they chase down evildoers to bring limelight to their sponsors and earn Hero Points in the hopes of becoming the next King of Heroes.

Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, known as "Wild Tiger," is a veteran hero whose performance has been dwindling as of late, partially due to his inability to cooperate with other heroes. After a disappointing season in which most of the other heroes far outperformed Tiger, he is paired up with a brand new hero who identifies himself by his real name—Barnaby Brooks Jr.

Barnaby, nicknamed "Bunny" by his frivolous new partner, quickly makes it clear that the two could not be more different. Though they mix as well as oil and water, Tiger and Bunny must learn to work together, both for the sake of their careers and to face the looming threats within Stern Bild.

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Staff

Satou, Keiichi
Director, Storyboard, Assistant Animation Director
Kimura, Eriko
Sound Director


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1: "Orion wo nazoru (オリオンをなぞる)" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (eps 1-13)
2: "Missing Link (ミッシングリンク)" by NOVELS (eps 14-25)
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Ending Theme

1: "Hoshi no Sumika (星のすみか)" by Aobozu (eps 1-13)
2: "Mind Game (マインドゲーム)" by Tamaki (eps 14-24)
3: "Orion wo nazoru (オリオンをなぞる)" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (eps 25)




Reviews

Mar 17, 2012
Superheroes have long been a staple of popular culture, especially in the West, and over the years characters like Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and even The Hulk have become household names. With their popularity at an all-time high thanks to video game tie-ins and movie adaptations, it's only natural that pretenders to the thrones that Marvel and DC sit upon should crawl out of the woodwork.

The most obvious attempts to capitalise on the success of these comic-book creations have come from television and cinema, but while shows like "Heroes", "Chronicle" and "Misfits" have found a degree of success, the majority of attempts to reinvent, reboot or ...
Sep 17, 2011
Mixed Feelings
I really hate it when a potentially fun premise finds itself eventually getting bogged down by the conventional elements it was seemingly trying to subvert. Tiger and Bunny's premise was unique in the fact you had superheroes on a reality show competing for points and being corporate-sponsored, which had me thinking this series would get its fun off exploiting the premise and poking fun of the absurdities commonplace with superhero formulas when I first heard about it. Instead, it creates plot development out of Kotetsu and Barnaby getting used to each other as a superhero duo when the former's company gets bought out and the ...
Jan 16, 2019
Tiger & Bunny is a hero series from 2011. It was brought to us by Sunrise. I've heard it mentioned a lot over the years, but never got around to watching it. But since it's hero month, it seems like a good time to check it out and form some opinions. 

Story:

Our narrative is set in the future where mutants... I mean "Next" have started popping up. Naturally, this has led to a group of heroes who wear product placements like they think they're Captain Amazing from Mystery Men and who fight criminals & rescue civilians alike to earn points for a television show. Enter newcomer, ...

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'Tiger & Bunny' Gets Western Live-Action TV Series

'Tiger & Bunny' Gets Western Live-Action TV Series

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'Tiger & Bunny' Anime Series Gets Second Season in 2022

'Tiger & Bunny' Anime Series Gets Second Season in 2022

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Poll: Tiger & Bunny Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
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