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Tiger & Bunny

Alternative Titles

English: Tiger & Bunny
Synonyms: Tiger and Bunny, Taibani
Japanese: TIGER & BUNNY (タイガー・アンド・バニー)


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2011 to Sep 18, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.021 (scored by 61,401 users)
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Ranked: #5582
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Popularity: #669
Members: 158,447
Favorites: 2,628
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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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Characters & Voice Actors


Satou, Keiichi
Kimura, Eriko
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Hashimoto, Hiroyuki
Episode 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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#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 (ep 25)

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Mar 17, 2012
Archaeon (All reviews)
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 read more
Apr 23, 2011
IceAndCream (All reviews)
Before it came out, I saw the title and a poster art, and I figured it would be Playboy-esque. Or about Mafia. Then on a fansub site, I saw it tagged as a shounen mecha with action and comedy. Now I was confused. But whichever it was (about Mafia or mecha) it wasn't gonna be good.

Then I saw that episode 1 was on Hulu. HULU? Was this legitimacy? OK, so I watched it. It was not what I was expecting. It's not about Mafia or mecha. It's about SUPERHEROES! Why couldn't somebody just come read more
Dec 12, 2015
qtblader (All reviews)
[Insert obligatory pretentious quote here]

I have been told that I recommend this anime a bit too much.
That's because it's so underrated. Every time i tell someone to watch it, they give me shit like "I don't watch mech" or "Looks gay"
IT IS NOT FUCKING MECH. Learn to read the damn tags.
As for the gay part, people can ship whichever characters they want, doesn't make it canon. As long as you avoid the doujins, you're good. Unless of course you like that kind of stuff, which is perfectly fine.
I do admit the banner doesn't look too appealing. Trust me, the anime looks much better.

Anime about people read more
Sep 13, 2014
Fear_the_Reefer (All reviews)
Up in the sky, look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane!
No, it’s... Billboard Man! Fighting crime, defending the innocent, an whoring himself out like it’s his first night in Hollywood!

It’s the distant future for us, and a bizarre mutation has started to occur among our population. Human beings with superhuman powers are popping up everywhere, and we’ve taken to calling them Nexts... Presumably because ‘mutants’ was taken. We initially rejected these outcasts, until they decided to don costumes and assume the role of superheroes, defending the very people who judged them on live, national TV!

Unfortunately for read more


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