City Hunter (1987–1991)

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Ryô Saeba is a private eye known as the "City Hunter" who likes to be hired by beautiful girls. One day, his associate, Hideyuki Makimura, is murdered. Ryô has to take care of Hideyuki's ... See full summary »

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Ryô Saeba is a private eye known as the "City Hunter" who likes to be hired by beautiful girls. One day, his associate, Hideyuki Makimura, is murdered. Ryô has to take care of Hideyuki's sister, Kaori, who becomes his new partner. However, Kaori is much more jealous and often hits him with a giant hammer. Written by Greg Philip <greg_philip@hotmail.com>

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City Hunter - Ai Yo Kienaide
(Love! Don't disappear) (Opening Theme 1987)
Singer: Kohiruimaki Kahoru
Lyricist: Asou Keiko
Composer: Oouchi Yoshiaki
Arranger: Totsuka Osamu
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If you want to call Ryô, write "XYZ" at Shinjuku Hall...
25 July 2006 | by (Lutry, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

Ryô Saeba (Nicky Larson in the French version), AKA City Hunter, a great killer, detective, bodyguard, and so on. In one word, a great sweeper. But he's not the perfect hero, he has faults too, and I like that. Kaori (Laura Marconi), Ryô's partner, with his big hammer which stops Ryô when he "attacks" a woman. Saeko Nogami (Hélène), a beautiful police inspector. Umibozu (l'Eléphant, Mammouth), a sweeper, Ryô's friend, they always fight against each other. To sum up, some great characters for a fantastic story ! First, it's a great comic by the wonderful Tsukasa Hojo (Cat's Eye, Family Compo, Angel Heart, ...), the best author of manga ever. The anime is good, but a bit censored in the French version (it takes place in a children's TV program). It's a pity...


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