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Release Date:
1 April 2011 (Japan) See more »
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The X-Men are reunited following the death of a teammate, and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki (Armor)... See more »
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1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Steve Blum ... Logan / ... (12 episodes, 2011)

Cam Clarke ... Charles Xavier / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Aya Hisakawa ... Ororo Munroe / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Katsunosuke Hori ... Charles Xavier / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Rikiya Koyama ... Logan / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Toshiyuki Morikawa ... Cyclops / ... (12 episodes, 2011)

Danielle Nicolet ... Ororo Munroe / ... (12 episodes, 2011)

Scott Porter ... Cyclops / ... (12 episodes, 2011)

Stephanie Sheh ... Armor / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Yukari Tamura ... Armor / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
Hideyuki Tanaka ... Beast / ... (12 episodes, 2011)

Fred Tatasciore ... Beast / ... (11 episodes, 2011)

Ali Hillis ... Emma Frost / ... (10 episodes, 2011)
Kaori Yamagata ... Emma Frost (10 episodes, 2011)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Mr. Ichiki / ... (7 episodes, 2011)

Travis Willingham ... Jason Wyngarde / ... (7 episodes, 2011)
Dave Wittenberg ... Kick / ... (7 episodes, 2011)

Gwendoline Yeo ... Yui Sasaki (7 episodes, 2011)

Troy Baker ... Koichi Kaga / ... (6 episodes, 2011)

Jennifer Hale ... Jean Grey (6 episodes, 2011)
Haruhiko Jô ... Jason Wyngarde / ... (5 episodes, 2011)
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Series Directed by
Fuminori Kizaki (12 episodes, 2011)
Yukio Nishimoto (3 episodes, 2011)
Toshikazu Yoshizawa (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Warren Ellis (12 episodes, 2011)
Jack Kirby (12 episodes, 2011)
Stan Lee (12 episodes, 2011)
Mitsutaka Hirota (6 episodes, 2011)
Hideo Takayashiki (6 episodes, 2011)
Liam O'Brien (3 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Megan Thomas Bradner .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Dan Buckley .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Scott Dolph .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Alan Fine .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Fuminori Hara .... producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Cort Lane .... producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Stan Lee .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Jeph Loeb .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Taro Morishima .... producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Simon Phillips .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Joe Quesada .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Eric S. Rollman .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Jamie Simone .... reversion producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Masao Takiyama .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting by
Jamie Simone (12 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Geneva Ip .... post-production coordinator (12 episodes, 2011)
James Lafferty .... post-production coordinator (12 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Jamie Simone .... voice director (12 episodes, 2011)
 

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"X-Men: Animated Series" - USA (DVD title)
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Really unsatisfying in all the ways, 29 September 2012
Author: siderite from Romania

I am a big fan of Japanese anime and I also like the X-men universe, so I thought I would like this a lot. But after watching X-men there is no good thing about it I can think of.

The animation is obsolete, something I would have expected from animes in the 80's maybe. I was so confused, in fact, that in order to complete this review I went back a few times to make really sure I saw the 2012 version and not some knock off.

The story makes no sense, with insane and cardboard bad guys, ridiculous female characters and really boring and bad dialogue. The difference between the powers and behaviour of female heroes compared to male ones was immense and totally uncalled for. All of the Japanisation of X-men had the problem that they made all characters behave like Japanese people, actually, but this was the worst. Imagine that Storm got tired after each attack and the other two: Armor and Emma Frost, could do only defensive things and maybe give a punch or a kick sometimes. Even Jean, the character that dies in the start of the series, can only do one thing: die to protect her friends. Useless in almost any battle, they are there to be protected and talk about feelings.

What I think bothered me most, though, is the lameness of it all. After anime of terrible beauty and horror and others brilliant ones about friendship and camaraderie, after twisted tales of amazing character complexity, the Japanese think they could reintroduce X-Men to their country using this crap: empty dialogue, cardboard characters, stupid plot, stunted violence.

Conclusion: You want something Japanese with super powers, just watch Akira! This series is a stain on the anime community.

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