Samurai 7

Japanese name: Samurai 7
Japanese name: サムライセブン
English name: Samurai 7
Dates: June 12, 2004-December 25, 2004
Broadcast time: Saturday
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Gonzo
Production Company: GDH
Broadcaster: SKY PerfecTV (satellite)
Creator(s): Akira Kurosawa (movie: Shichinin no Samurai ("The Seven Samurai"))
Series Director: Toshifumi Takazawa
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Daisuke Ito, Kazuhiko Inomata, Shouji Murahama, Takao Kobayashi
Planning: Atsuhiro Tomioka (series composition)
Art Director: Hiromasa Ogura
Art Design: Makoto Kobayashi, Keiko Goto (color)
Character Designer(s): Hideki Hashimoto, Takuhito Kusanagi, Makoto Kobayashi (mecha)
Animator(s): Hideki Hashimoto (director), Yoko Kadokami (director), Hiromitsu Morishita (director), Toru Yoshida (director), Jun Nakai (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, cyborgs, future life, war
Home Video
United States: DVD (FUNimation, 3 discs, partial)
Note(s): This series was originally broadcast two episodes at a time.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Samurai 7 go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

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Last update: December 14, 2008
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