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Anime : Kenyu Densetsu Yaiba

Kenyu Densetsu Yaiba Title Kenyu Densetsu Yaiba
Japanese Title 剣勇伝説YAIBA
Official Site -
Category TV
Total Episodes 52   (52 x 25 mins)
Genres Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Martial Arts, School Life
Year Published 1993
Release Date 1993-04-09 ∼ 1994-04-01
Broadcaster -
Studio Pastel
US Distribution
User Rating 8.4/10.0 (5 reviews)  (Statistic)
Updated Fri, 16 May 2008 10:42:03 +0000

Alternative titles
Legendary Brave Swordsman Yaiba

Related Material
YAIBA (1990) Manga
>> Kenyu Densetsu Yaiba (1993) Anime

This anime is based on a manga with the same title which ran in Weekly Shonen Sunday for a total of 24 volumes by Aoyama Gosho.

Yaiba Kurogane and his pets, a tiger (Titan) and a vulture (Valtus), return home after practicing samurai skills with his father on a distant isle. He then stays with his father's old friends, Raizo and his daughter, Sayaka.

Yaiba also enrolls in the same high school as Sayaka. In here, Yaiba met Takeshi Onimaru, the Kendo champion and they became rivals fromt he fist day they met.

When Takeshi inherits a demonic sword skills, Yaiba goes into the mountains to seek aid from Musashi Miyamoto who guards the legendary Sword of Thunder God. With help of Sayaka and his pets, Yaiba collects seven magical speheres to confrot Takeshi and his henchmen.

However, his success in completing the Sword of Thunder God skill accidentally awakens Princess Moon, an ancient rival of Thunder God. Princess Moon once again tried to conquer the world. Now Yaiba and Takeshi must forget all their quarrels and unite to save the world from Princess Moon.

Crew, Cast, and Characters
Animation Hirota Tadashi (広田正志), Nakazawa Kazuto (中澤一登)
Author Aoyama Gosho (青山剛昌)
Design Kanemura Katsuyoshi (金村勝義), Matsubara Tokuhiro (松原徳弘), Matsubara Tokuhiro (松原徳弘)
Director Yuyama Kunihiko (湯山 邦彦)
Music Tanaka Kohei (田中公平)
Script Ohashi Yukiyoshi (大橋志吉), Shizuya Isao (静谷 伊佐夫), Terada Kenji (寺田 憲史)

CharacterSeiyuu (Voice Talent)
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Matsuo Ginzo (松尾 銀三)nodescription  noimage
Iron Rod Doctornodescription  noimage
Egawa Hisao (江川 央生)description  image
Juheinodescription  noimage
Hashi Takaya (土師 孝也)description  noimage
Kaguyanodescription  noimage
Fukami Rika (深見梨加)description  image
Kojiro Sasakinodescription  noimage
Kosugi Jurota (小杉十郎太)description  image
Kumo Otokonodescription  noimage
Sakaguchi Tetsuo (坂口 哲夫)nodescription  noimage
Mangetsunodescription  noimage
Nakajima Toshihiko (中嶋 聡彦)description  noimage
Mikasuzinodescription  noimage
Kazama Nobuhiko (風間 信彦)nodescription  noimage
Musashinodescription  image
Sato Masaharu (佐藤 正治)description  noimage
Namako Otokonodescription  noimage
Kashiwakura Tsutomu (柏倉 つとむ)nodescription  noimage
Raizonodescription  noimage
Ishizuka Unsho (石塚運昇)description  image
Ryujinnodescription  noimage
Ishii Koji (石井 康嗣)description  noimage
Sayakanodescription  image
Mitsuishi Kotono (三石琴乃)description  image
Shingetsunodescription  noimage
Aso Tomohisa (麻生智久)description  noimage
Takeshi Onimarunodescription  image
Horikawa Ryo (堀川亮)description  image
Tsukikagenodescription  noimage
Nakamura Daiki (中村大樹)description  image
Yaiba Kuroganedescription  image
Takayama Minami (高山みなみ)description  image

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