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.
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Did You Know?
Outlaw Star is based on a 1997 manga series of the same name by Takehiko Ito. That series is, in turn, a spin-off of an earlier parody manga series, also by Ito, called Space Hero Tales ("Uchuu Eiyuu Monogatari," also known in English as "Future-Retro Hero Story"). The Outlaw Star anime series has its own spin-off TV series, Angel Links. See more
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On Cartoon Network's version of "Outlaw Star", references to killing have been redubbed, guns are digitally reanimated as space blasters, sexual innuendo and sexually-inclined lines are toned down or edited out, references to Fred Luo's homosexuality have been cut, nudity is covered up with "digital bikinis" and the episode Hot Springs Planet Tenri has been pulled for nudity and extensive sexual innuendo. See more
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