Virtua Fighter (anime)
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|Studio: Tokyo Movie Shinsha|
|Publisher: Anime Works (US/CA)|
|Number of seasons: 1|
|Number of episodes: 35|
|Original airdate: 1995-10-02 — 1996-06-27|
|Original channel(s): TV Tokyo|
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Virtua Fighter (バーチャファイター) is a Japanese Television Anime Series which is loosely based on the Virtua Fighter video game line, in particular Virtua Fighter 2. It was animated by TMS and has a total episode count of 35.
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The last 10 episodes are not available in any English-language form.
The plotline does not tie into nor heavily relate to the video games. It focus on Akira Yuki as he is on a journey because he is unable to see the "Big Dipper" constellation in the sky, which means he has not found "true strength". On his journey he enters Chinatown and encounters Pai Chan, who is on the run from the Koenkan, to escape an unwanted arranged marriage. Hearing the pleas of the Chinatown residents, he protects Pai from her pursuers. As each episode progresses, Akira and Pai encounter more and more of the cast of Virtua Fighter 2, and have to rescue a brainwashed Sarah Bryant and defeat the fighting android Dural.
In the USA, episodes 1-24 were released bilinugally on DVD by Media Blasters.
In Japan, episodes 1-35 are available for streaming rental; Virtua Fighter Anime on Moviesquare.jp
In the Arab world, episodes 1-35 aired on a channel called Spacetoon.
- Main article: Virtua Fighter (anime)/Magazine articles.
VHS, United States
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DVD, United States
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