To return home and restore his cursed crew, a great hero of space and his child companions must find the Kingdom of Hades against all evil opposition.
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 Ulysses (english version) / ... (27 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jacques Ebner ...
 Nono (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Claude Giraud ...
 Ulysse (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Séverine Morisot ...
 Thémis (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Fabrice Josso ...
 Télémaque / ... (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Evelyne Séléna ...
 Shyrka / ... (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Anick Faris ...
 Yumi (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Adrian Knight ...
 Telemachus (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Kelly Ricard ...
 Shirka (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Vlasta Vrana ...
 Zeus (12 episodes, 1981-1982)
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Cartoon series. It is the 31st Century and Ulysses is a famous explorer and pilot in space but he desires to go home to Earth to his wife. He takes his son Telemachus and Telemachus's new robot gift Nono with him and takes the space-ship Odyssey with computer Shyrka and his crew. En route to Earth Telemachus is kidnapped and is taken to the Cyclops, a huge robot with one eye and is worshiped by a cult. Ulysses destroys the Cyclops and as well as rescuing Telemachus takes Numenor and Yumi, two children from the planet Zotra with them. However this enrages the ancient gods of Olympus, still existing after all this time, and in revenge, puts the crew and Numenor into a deep sleep, wipe the location of Earth from Shyrka's memory, and put the Odyssey in the universe of Olympus. The only way out is for Ulysses to find the "Kingdom Of Hades", but Ulysses, Telemachus, Yumi, Nono and Shyrka have to defend against the Trident - the forces of the gods and the dubious community of the Universe in... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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An epic space odyssey to defy the gods!


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On Children's BBC in the UK, during the broadcast of one episode. Phillip Schofield and Gordon the Gopher sung along to the theme song in the cartoon's intro. See more »

Quotes

Poseidon servant: Oh great Poseidon! Punish them! Show them your might! Aaaarghhh!
[dies]
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Referenced in Adam and Joe's Wonky World of Animation (2000) See more »

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Ginga Densestsu Odyssey
(Japanese Opening song)
Music by Kei Wakakusa
Lyrics by Toyohisa Araki
Performed by Tomoaki Taka
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Fantastic.
10 August 2002 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

A fantastic series. A japanese-french production, one of the best anime I have seen. I have been an anime fan since i was 3, and this is one of the best. Yeah, the art style is not anime,but everything in it and the fact that it was produced mostly by japanese people, (even the character designer is japanese), it can count as an anime. One of the best series you will ever see.


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