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Space Adventure Cobra (1982)

Cobra, a famous space pirate with a psycho-gun hidden in his left arm, supposed dead for two years, is back in action. He falls for bounty huntress Jane Flower, whom crime lord Necron wants dead, and tries to help her save her world.

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Osamu Dezaki

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Buichi Terasawa (manga), Haruya Yamazaki (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shigeru Matsuzaki Shigeru Matsuzaki ... Cobra (voice)
Akiko Nakamura Akiko Nakamura ... Jane Flower (voice)
Toshiko Fujita ... Catherine Flower (voice)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ... Armaroid Lady (voice)
Akira Kume Akira Kume ... Professor Toporo (voice)
Gorô Mutsumi Gorô Mutsumi ... Crystal Bowie (voice)
Reiko Tajima Reiko Tajima ... Sandra (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata Ken'ichi Ogata ... Missionary Dakoba (voice)
Norio Wakamoto ... Sheriff (voice)
Yûji Fujishiro Yûji Fujishiro ... (voice)
Seiichi Suzuki Seiichi Suzuki ... (voice)
Keiko Erikawa Keiko Erikawa ... (voice)
Yû Shimaka Yû Shimaka ... (voice)
Minoru Inaba Minoru Inaba ... (voice)
Michiko Saegusa Michiko Saegusa ... (voice)
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In deep Space, the United Galaxies Federation of Justice set bounties over all kinds of criminals. Cobra is back in action to help bounty-hunter June find her two sisters, and save planet Myras. But Lord Nekron, leader of the Galactic Guild, a powerful criminal organization, is following their track with the same goal ... Written by Claude SAAM

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 July 1982 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Space Cobra See more »

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Production Co:

TMS Entertainment See more »
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Dolby Stereo

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Color
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The plot suffers an inconsistency in that Cobra/Johnson is supposed to have been on Earth goofing around for five years, yet is built like a muscleman. Anyone forced to adopt a new identity would know to give up their old habits and lifestyle; Cobra would have let himself go during the surgeries and before his memory was erased so as to look less conspicuous. See more »

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Take a trip with Cobra
10 January 2012 | by chao8971See all my reviews

I've grown up with anime and I still watch it to this day. I heard of the manga and show of Space Adventure Cobra but I did not know there was a movie till recently. This movie is only for those who like anime, this in no way will convince people that are not into this stuff to start watching it.

The feel of this movie is a ton like others like Golgo 13: The Professional, which is a good thing for a action fan. The atmosphere in this movie is extremely 80's and the plot can be a bit weird at times, but this does not create much of a problem because it adds to the bizarreness of the galaxy the movie takes place in. This film does contain brief nudity, so if your weird-ed out by that sort of stuff then you have been warned.

All in All, this movie is a good action flick in its own universe and is worth a watch.


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