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Ulysses 31 

Ulysse 31 (original title)
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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Series cast summary:
Matt Birman ...  Ulysses 26 episodes, 1981-1982
Jacques Ebner Jacques Ebner ...  Nono 26 episodes, 1981-1982
Claude Giraud ...  Ulysse 26 episodes, 1981-1982
Séverine Morisot Séverine Morisot ...  Thémis 26 episodes, 1981-1982
Fabrice Josso Fabrice Josso ...  Télémaque / ... 20 episodes, 1981-1982
Evelyne Séléna Evelyne Séléna ...  Shyrka / ... 20 episodes, 1981-1982
Anick Faris Anick Faris ...  Yumi 17 episodes, 1981-1982
Adrian Knight Adrian Knight ...  Telemachus 17 episodes, 1981-1982
Kelly Ricard 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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Country:

France | Japan

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

H odysseia tou diastimatos See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series is a futuristic retelling of the Greek legend of Ulysses. See more »

Quotes

Poseidon servant: Oh great Poseidon! Punish them! Show them your might! Aaaarghhh!
[dies]
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Connections

Referenced in Adam and Joe's Wonky World of Animation (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Ginga Densestsu Odyssey
(Japanese Opening song)
Music by Kei Wakakusa
Lyrics by Toyohisa Araki
Performed by Tomoaki Taka
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Legends of the Future.
4 June 1999 | by Bing-18See all my reviews

This French cartoon series is a wonderful modern take on the ancient Greek legends about Ulysses.

Having rescued his children from being a sacrifice to the Gods of Mount Olympus, the futuristic Ulysses, sees the crew of his space ship frozen and his ship cast off into deep space at the mercy of the Gods. What follows is a series of adventures, based on the legends, that Ulysses, his children, and one of comic my hero's, NoNo have to pass in order to reach the Kingdom of Hades and the way back to earth.

A wonderful series to introduce todays young children to the lessons of the Greek legends, as it did me ten years ago.


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