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Lensman (1984)
"SF Shinseiki Lensman" (original title)

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Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Kimball Kinnison (voice)
...
Van Buskirk (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Clarissa MacDougall (voice)
Steve Kramer ...
Worsel (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
DJ Bill (voice)
Tom Wyner ...
Lord Helmuth (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
Gary Kinnison (voice)
...
Adm. Haines (voice)
Alexandra Kenworthy ...
Lens (voice)
Dave Mallow ...
Thorndyke (voice)
...
Sol (voice)
Doug Stone ...
Blakslee (voice)
Milton James ...
Zwilk (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yôko Asagami ...
Sol / Greedle (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Kimball Kinnison (voice)
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Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was dying, he mysteriously passed on the Lens to Kim. With more companions to come by, Kim must find out the purpose of the Lens before the Boskone dynasty does. Written by Jenova Synthesis <mayu_roxx@hotmail.com>

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Debut roles for Akimitsu Takase and Kenji Nomura. See more »

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Buzz: Look, it's not that I don't like you. It's just that I don't like you.
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I'm in campy-anime paradise!
7 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Secret of the Lens" is perhaps a pretty campy all-time favorite of mine. The best and funniest from Kajawari Yoshiaki, who is known for splatter anime and sleazy hentai-ecchi anime. I wish he did more campiness like this.

My favorite scenes are the psychedelic CG sequence, the parts where Lord Helumis blows up his failing henchmen, the party riots that Bill causes (one of the funniest scenes) and whenever my favorite character, Worsle appears.

Check this out.

WARNING:This is not for serious sophisticated Anime fans!


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