Outlaw Star (1998– )

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The adventures of an outlaw crew of an advanced starship.


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2001   1998  



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Series cast summary:
Ayako Kawasumi ...
 Melfina (27 episodes, 1998-2001)
Bob Buchholz ...
 Gene Starwind (26 episodes, 2001)
Bridget Hoffman ...
 Clair / ... (26 episodes, 2001)
Emilie de Azevedo Brown ...
 Melfina II (26 episodes, 2001)
 James 'Jim' Hawking (26 episodes, 2001)
Rica Matsumoto ...
 James 'Jim' Hawking (26 episodes, 2001)
Yûko Miyamura ...
 Aisha Clanclan (26 episodes, 2001)
 Aisha Clanclan (22 episodes, 2001)
Wendee Lee ...
 Kei Pirate / ... (21 episodes, 2001)


Gene Starwind dreams of a life as an Outlaw, and fate smiles on him as he seems to suddenly wind up with a great job. But things go awry, and he finds himself the new owner of the fastest, most technologically advanced space ship in the galaxy. Unfortunately, it's stolen and the owners want it back Along with his partner Jim and the lovely Melfina, Gene must fight his way across the galaxy battling pirates, aliens and assassins as he attempts to discover the secrets of the Outlaw star. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

15 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Seihô bukyô Autorô Sutâ  »

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During the opening of the series, if you go frame by frame right when Gene is firing his gun, you'll notice the word "Bang!" appears very briefly in the middle of the gunblast. See more »


Aisha Clanclan: My power is severly amplified by the phazes of the planet's moon!
Gene Starwind: Huh? But Blue Heaven doesn't have a moon
Aisha Clanclan: Wha?... Come to think of it... it doesn't
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Through The Night
Opening theme
Performed by Masahiko Arimachi
Lyrics by Masahiko Arimachi
Music and arrangement by Kazuhiro Hara
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light Hearted, Sometimes Slightly Heavy Going anime Masterpiece.
29 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Outlaw Star is on my top 5 list of favourite anime's even though I've only seen like 14 episodes which I have all taped on video due to Toonami having them on at 4 in the morning.

Overall what I've seen is superb this is a fantastic anime, what I like about anime in the adventure genre they always have great characters which you fall in love with, light hearted comedy, great drama and fantastic action sequences (I'm not reffering to every action adventure based anime by the way just most I've seen are like this).

Outlaw Star never gets boring I find myself being able to watch all the episodes I have over and over and never get sick off them.

10 out of 10 (for what I've seen)

P.S This is a longshot but if the boss of Toonami is reading I know a pile off people who would constantly watch your channel if you scraped all the rubbish shows like Teen Titans, Chris Colarado, He-Man The Masters off the Universe, Batman of the Future, Duel Masters, Beyblade etc. and put stuff like Trigun, Tenchi Muyo, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Excel Saga and all the anime classics on.

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