Saber Marionette J - Netflix
Tue 18 June 2019
In the distant future, since the Earth has become overpopulated, efforts to find and colonize on other planets have begun. However, one of the ships, the "Mesopotamia" malfunctions and all but 6 of its inhabitants are all killed. the remaining 6 manage to escape to a nearby planet named "Terra ll ", which is similar to Earth in many respects. However, all of them are male. Therefore, as to not let their efforts go to waste, they begin to set up 6 countries and to reproduce through cloning and genetic engineering. however, there are still no women, and to make up for it they create lifelike advanced female androids called "Marionettes" which do everyday chores and work. However, they are all emotionless machines. But one day, a ordinary boy named Otaru finds and awakens 3 special battle type Marionettes that have emotions due to a "Maiden Circuit" within them. It's up to him then to teach them and allow their emotions to grow, and when a nearby country threatens with world domination, it's up to to Otaru and his "human" Marionettes to protect their country.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Saber Marionette J - Saber Marionette - Netflix
Saber Marionette (セイバーマリオネット, Seibā Marionetto) is a science fiction humor/adventure series created by Satoru Akahori featuring android girls. It has been produced in the form of anime, manga, and light novels. In January 1995 a twelve-episode audio drama series called SM Girls Saber Marionette R aired on the radio show Nowanchatte Say You. The audio drama concluded in April 1995 and the story was continued one month later with the release of the first episode of the Saber Marionette R OVA. Episode two was released in late July 1995, and in September 1995, the final episode was released. From April, 1995 to December 1995, an incomplete seven-chapter manga titled SM Girls Gaiden Saber Marionette Z was published in the Gakken's magazine AnimeV, in its Vcomi section. It was illustrated by Megumu Okada and never published in a tankoubon format. The eighth chapter was released in a novel format. Later, Akahori and Katsumi Hasegawa attempted to re-compose the story as an Saber Marionette R 2 novel, but it was never realized and was released as another novel. In October 1995 the SM Girls Saber Marionette J audio drama series premiered on Nowanchatte Say You and ran until January 1996. In October 1996 the Saber Marionette J anime series aired. The series ran through March 1997 with 25 episodes. Beginning with a short story published in the October 1994 issue of Gekkan Dragon Magazine, twelve volumes of serialized light novels were produced. A manga series illustrated by Yumisuke Kotoyoshi was adapted from an anime series serialized in the Gekkan Dragon Jr. and then in Gekkan Comic Dragon. In October 1997, a sequel arrived on video, the Saber Marionette J Again OVA. In June 1998, the sixth and final episodes of the OVA were released. In October 1998, the Saber Marionette J to X TV series was first broadcast. The series ran for 26 episodes, concluding in March 1999. A manga titled Saber Marionette 2: Shiritsu Oedo Gakuen Koubouki started serializing in Fujimi Shobo's Gekkan Dragon Magazine in October 2000, but it was soon canceled. A manga titled Saber Marionette i − Neo Gene illustrated by Megane Ōtomo started its serialization in July 2008 in Fujimi Shobo's Gekkan Dragon Age and was finally compiled in one tankōbon. The Saber Marionette R OVA is currently licensed by Media Blasters. The Saber Marionette J TV series, the Saber Marionette J Again OVA, and the Saber Marionette J to X TV series are currently licensed by Bandai Entertainment. The English language Saber Marionette J manga is currently licensed by TOKYOPOP. The American translation is imported to Australia by Madman Entertainment. The original novels, audio dramas, SMJ radio show, and the Saber Marionette Z and Saber Marionette i manga are not licensed.
Saber Marionette J - Saber Marionette Z - Netflix
The controversial “Saber Marionette Z” story didn't make it as an animated series. It was released in Vcomi, a section of the AnimeV (Gakken), the series was not sold as a whole comic book, the serial was released from April, 1995 to December 1995. Originally, the SMZ was intended to be the OVA sequel for Saber Marionette R, but it never materialized, only a manga was made. The manga that was released only had 7 chapters, on the 6th chapter the character designs were completely changed and the final chapter was released as an incomplete novel. Satoru Akahori and Katsumi Hasegawa attempted to re-compose the stories and tried to release the novel SMR2, but it was never realized and was released as another novel. The SMZ story takes place 100 years after the SMR (Saber Marionette R) time line, it is the time when all marionettes were created with otome kairos, but the otome kairos were all incomplete, many marionettes never reach maturity and some even went berserk. A scientist, called Professor Kitajima tried to solve this problem, but he died and left his research unfinished. Now, his daughter (also called Professor Kitajima) continues the research and sets off to find the “Inheritance of Face”, which will supposedly help resolve the situation. This story is named after a new Saber Marionette. Her name is Zero, a rather advanced and powerful prototype model. She also has the capability of fusing or combining with other marionettes by using the tentacles on the back of her head.