Wolverine Anime Series

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

The Wolverine Anime series, produced by Animax, features the iconic character Logan, better known as Wolverine, as he navigates the dangerous world of the Japanese yakuza. The series is set after the events of Marvel's popular comic series and is a unique take on Wolverine's story that expands his character beyond his usual surroundings.

Leading the cast is Rikiya Koyama as Logan/Wolverine, who provides a strong and convincing performance as the mutant with a dark past. The series follows Logan as he travels to Japan, where he meets Mariko Yashida, played by Fumiko Orikasa, the daughter of a powerful yakuza boss.

Hidekatsu Shibata plays Mariko's father, Shingen Yashida, the ruthless leader of the yakuza clan, who is responsible for the assassination of Mariko's brother. To complicate matters further, Mariko is forced into an arranged marriage with Hideki Kurohagi, played by Kazuki Yao, a rival yakuza boss who is scheming to take over the Yashida clan.

Logan finds himself becoming involved in Mariko's troubles and as he fights to protect her from those who wish to harm her. Along the way, he meets and befriends the skilled assassin Yukio, played by Romi Paku, who becomes a valuable ally. Masato Hagiwara brings life to the character Kikyo Mikage, the conflicted former lover of Shigen Yashida, who also becomes involved in the action.

One of the most notable aspects of the Wolverine Anime series is its stunning animation. The use of Japanese anime-style drawing brings an element of beauty and fluidity to Wolverine's movements. The fight sequences are particularly impressive, featuring acrobatic moves and explosive action that seamlessly blend traditional hand-drawn animation with computer-generated effects.

The series tackles complex themes such as honor, loyalty, and revenge, fitting perfectly with the Japanese setting. The portrayal of the yakuza lifestyle is raw and realistic, with no sugar-coating, showing the dangerous world of organized crime in gritty detail.

Throughout the series, Logan/Wolverine evolves as a character, pushing himself beyond his limits and learning more about his own inner demons. His relationship with Mariko is a central focus, and their dynamic is portrayed realistically, with Logan struggling to come to terms with his own emotions and feelings for her.

Overall, the Wolverine Anime series offers a fresh and unique take on the beloved Marvel character. It offers a thrilling mix of action, drama, and romance and will please both anime fans and fans of the X-Men comics. The animation is breathtaking and the voice acting is superb, adding depth and complexity to each character. It's a must-watch for fans of Wolverine and classic anime.

Wolverine Anime Series is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on January 7, 2011.

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12. Logan
March 25, 2011
Logan engages in his final battle with Shingen inside the Dragon Palace. At the same time, Yukio is heading toward her own final battle, while Kurohagi makes a last ditch attempt to make Mariko his own. It's all come down to this, how can Logan save the love of his life?
11. Kurohagi
March 18, 2011
Logan manages to enter the Dragon Palace, with Yukio and Koh following him in, each consumed with their own dark thoughts of revenge. Waiting for them inside are the deadly sword skills of Shingen. Kurohagi and Mariko's wedding is about to start, does Logan have any hope of stopping it in time?
10. Shingen
March 11, 2011
Having managed to fight their way through Hell Road, the statue of Vadhaka once again appears before them. Meanwhile, the preparations for Kurohagi's marriage to Mariko are progressing inside and Kikyo watches on the sidelines while Logan and Vadhaka engage in a fierce battle.
Hell Road
9. Hell Road
March 4, 2011
Logan and Yukio start down Hell Road on their way to the Dragon Palace, where Kurohagi and Mariko are to be married. Somehow the two manage to overcome the many traps that have been set along the road, while Koh and his army follow, intent on attacking the Dragon Palace himself.
8. Ko
February 25, 2011
Koh makes a deal with Logan to lead him to the Dragon Palace, where Mariko's fiancée Kurohagi lives but first Logan must rescue Yukio, who has been captured by Kurohagi's men.
7. Vadhaka
February 18, 2011
Kurohagi gets A.I.M. to help him send Vadhaka, the guardian statue of Madripoor, after Logan as an assassin. Logan manages to overcome the attack, while Min leads them to an underground town, where they meet Koh, the leader of the resistance group.
Girl - Min
6. Girl - Min
February 11, 2011
Logan finally manages to defeat Omega Red, and he and Yukio fly off to the crime ridden city-state of Madripoor, where Mariko is to be married. Things get off to a bad start with the locals, and Yukio and Logan get split up. Logan narrowly escapes with help from a young street girl named Min, who is part of a resistance army that lives in the tunnels underneath Madripoor.
5. Asano
February 4, 2011
The battle between Omega Red and Logan continues, while Asano's squad discovers that Logan isn't responsible for his death. Scoring a narrow victory , Logan heads to Shingen's, where he finds Kikyo waiting for him. Omega Red, who has since recovered, also arrives, leaving Logan caught between a rock and a hard place .
Omega Red
4. Omega Red
January 28, 2011
Logan and Omega Red engage in a fierce battle. Their battle brings up their shared history and how Wolverine first met Omega Red. Will Logan be able to defeat the Russian behemoth?
3. Kikyo
January 21, 2011
Kikyo Mikage, a mutant assassin of Shingen's who has adamantium weapons, attacks Logan who's fleeing the police. Escaping, he and Yukio track down Kurohagi's secret smuggling operation. But... when Logan arrives at the harbor, his arch-enemy Omega Red appears.
2. Yukio
January 14, 2011
Having fallen into Shingen's trap Logan ends up in dire straits, but is rescued by a mysterious woman known as Yukio. Later Logan visits Asano's safe house and discovers the dead body of Asano. Suspected of his friend's murder, Logan is pursued by the police.
1. Mariko
January 7, 2011
Asano, an investigator for Japan's security police, visits Logan in New York. He explains that the father of Logan's former girlfriend, Mariko Yashida, is arranging a political marriage for her. Her father, Shingen Yashida, is the leader of the organized crime organization, Kuzuryu, and this marriage will solidify his power in the region. Logan travels to Japan and invades Shingen's residence, finally reuniting with Mariko. But the reunion is short lived when he meets Mariko's betrothed, Hideki Kurohagi, and her father, Shingen.
Where to Watch Wolverine Anime Series
Wolverine Anime Series is available for streaming on the Animax website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wolverine Anime Series on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 7, 2011