Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman / Roman the Animation

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman / Roman the Animation


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Genres: action, comedy, drama, romance, science fiction
Themes: conspiracy, feudal Japan, historical, parody, power suits, secret agents, secret identities, special abilities, thieves, vigilantes
Objectionable content: Significant
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2013-01-07
Opening Theme: “RanTiKi” by Yukino
Ending Theme: “Zarathustra” by HiGE

Plot Summary: Manjirō Tatsukeya works as a jack of all trades, helping troubled people in town for not much money that he ends up losing on bets. However, at night, he turns into a Japanese-style Robin Hood, the phantom thief Roman. In order to protect the smiles of the people in his town, he continues to fight against injustice with his sister Koharu and friends. (from ANN)

Monkey Punch’s Roman Phantom Thief Game Gets TV Anime

posted on 2012-11-07 23:55 EST
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Although, it had a bit of a serious side, this anime was great fun! I’d love to see another season - I really enjoyed the characters and would like to see more of them.

:laugh: I also liked how everything was -

A Lavish Banquet!