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Title: Outlaw Star
Other Titles: Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star  (Japanese)
星方武侠アウトロースター  (Japanese)
Aired: 8 Jan 1998 - 2 Jul 1998
  Ran for 1 season (26 episodes)
Starring: Wendee Lee; Doug Stone; Bridget Hoffman; Barbara Goodson     [all]
 
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Certification: Unknown
Run Time: Unknown
Color: Unknown
Sound: Stereo
 
First Episode: Outlaw World
Last Episode: Return to Space
Opening Theme: Through the Night
Ending Theme: Hiru no Tsuki
 
Tags: Anime; Science Fiction; Future; Mecha
Content: Bloody Violence; Bad Language; Nudity

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Licensed by: Bandai Entertainment     [more info]
Prod Company: Sotsu Agency     [more info]
  Sunrise     [more info]
  Xebec     [more info]
  Bandai Entertainment     [more info]
  ZRO Limit Productions     [more info]
 
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Source(s): Anime News Network
   
Description:
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Outlaw Star (星方武侠) is a 26-episode Anime series created by Sunrise and Bandai Entertainment, loosely based on the Manga by Takehito Ito. There was an unreleased second season, which was given to only 45 people who had previously reserved the second season collection.

Bandai and ZRO Limit Productions translated the series into an English release and the series was aired on Cartoon Network, albeit editted for brevity and content. An unedited, uncensored English version also exists on VHS (with Dubbed English or English Subtitled format, but is now out of print) and DVD (English/Japanese with English subtitles). It is distributed in the US by Bandai Entertainment.

The Angel Links OVA series is set in the same universe, and two characters cross over.

The show follows the exploits of Gene Starwind, an outlaw in space, a century and a half after humans developed faster-than-light spacecraft. In the context of the series, an outlaw is simply an independent person with no major governmental loyalties, as opposed to a criminal. Outlaw Star takes the characters from the original manga but has a completely different story.

Gene, along with his 11-year old business associate and hacker Jim Hawking, runs a small jack-of-all-trades business on the backwater planet Sentinel III. After the two take a job as bodyguards for a mysterious outlaw, they find themselves the owners of a highly advanced prototype spacecraft, the XGP15A-II, later named the Outlaw Star, and the caretakers of a highly human-like android named Melfina who is mysteriously tied to the ship. Through the course of the series, the crew grows to include the bounty hunter "Twilight" Suzuka and Aisha Clan Clan, a Ctarl-Ctarl.

The show is mainly episodic in nature, combining action, suspense, and comedy. Towards the end of series, the storyline concerns the quest for the Galactic Leyline, a mythical wish-granting construction hidden in the galaxy.

- From Wikipedia
Franchise: Outlaw Star

Telvision Shows
   Outlaw Star (1998)
   Angel Links (1999)
 
Show Stats:
Episodes: 26
Reg Cast: 151
Songs: 3
DVD's: 0
Links: 5
News: 0
Terms: 0
DVD's: 7

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Notice: Outlaw Star 1998-1999 Morning Star Sunrise / Shueisha Sotsu Agency
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