X-Men, still grieving over the death of Phoenix (Jean Grey), are investigating a case of a missing mutant girl in Northern Japan. This leads them to a mysterious virus that turns mutants into monsters. U-Men and the Inner Circle want it.
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Series cast summary:
Steve Blum ...  Logan / ... 12 episodes, 2011
Cam Clarke ...  Charles Xavier / ... 12 episodes, 2011
Aya Hisakawa ...  Ororo Munroe / ... 12 episodes, 2011
Katsunosuke Hori 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 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 Kaori Yamagata ...  Emma Frost 10 episodes, 2011
Troy Baker ...  Sublime / ... 8 episodes, 2011
Michael Sinterniklaas ...  Mr. Ichiki / ... 8 episodes, 2011
Travis Willingham ...  Jason Wyngarde / ... 8 episodes, 2011
Dave Wittenberg ...  Kick / ... 7 episodes, 2011
Gwendoline Yeo ...  Yui Sasaki 7 episodes, 2011
Jennifer Hale ...  Jean Grey / ... 6 episodes, 2011
Haruhiko Jô Haruhiko Jô ...  Jason Wyngarde / ... 5 episodes, 2011


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). There, they confront the U-Men, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen their own army, and the battle for justice is on. Written by Ismail Shihadeh

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Decent new X-men cartoon.
1 January 2012 | by rds_1See all my reviews

Lately there are a bunch of almost classic cartoons being revived in Japan. English spoken but based in Japan.

X-men, Iron Man, Wolverine, Thundercats, maybe more? Not sure about the last one. All of these are OK to watch but it seems quite unlikely that Japan is suddenly the center of the world. That part of it is starting to annoy me because it's like the rest of the world hardly even exists. Also the drawing style (anime?) just doesn't really feel right not just because of the drawing style but also because classic characters are depicted wrongly. Wolverine in Wolverine for instance is very thin/slenderly drawn and has more feline features than wolf features. Beast in X-men has a doggy face, looks ridiculous. The slim/slender type can be seen in all characters which is just a tad off. Power wise things are off a bit as well. Especially Storm, she's quite weak now.

Typically Asian, the show is quite long winded. The story could be told 2-3x as fast. But on the other hand is does give a bit more room for deeper development. If you're into that. Personally I'm not and to me it ads to many boring parts to the story. And every episode is a cliffhanger, no one likes that and shouldn't be abused like this.

Then there is the problem of where exactly to put it in the X-men universes? Seems like it fits after the last stand movie but Cyclops and Xavier are alive and well. But Jane is dead, died similarly to "last stand".

I'm not really watching the show anymore but simply PIP'in it while doing something else. So listening to it for a big part in the background.

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