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| "Re(1):Samurai Champloo and Flash game" , posted Wed 15 Mar 16:38|
As for the anime, I would highly recommend it. I remember hearing some complaints about it, but I can't remember what they were. In any case, I doubt I would agree since I enjoyed the series so much. In my opinion, any fan of Cowboy Bebop will enjoy Champloo as well unless they have some problem with samurai-era settings.
There are quite a few similarities to Bebop. At least a couple of the main character designs will be familiar, they try to go with a musical theme to the series, and while there is an overarching storyline, most episodes (or pairs of episodes) are independent of the others for the most part.
Anyhow, I enjoyed the characters, the comedy, the music, the action, the animation, the storyline(s), and the Japanese voices. I haven't heard the English dub, so I can't vouch for it. It's also a refreshing, self-contained 26 episode series. Now, all you need is a counterpoint to my overly-positive review before you can make an informed decision.
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| "Re(3):Samurai Champloo and Flash game" , posted Thu 16 Mar 01:04|
The biggest problem of the series was its irregularity, where you could have a brilliant episode one week, then one of the most bland and uninteresting things you've ever seen the week after. (episodes 1=>2 come to mind)
Yep, I have to agree on that. Anyway, even the mediocre episodes are better than most of the crap that's out there. And the good ones are great, indeed.
Oh, and the music. If you hate rap music, you may be a little irritated by its presence everywhere. But that's if you really hate it, I don't like that kind of music at all (the opening is great... muting the volume), but it doesn't bother me during the episodes.