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Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series, Part 1

Seeking reprieve from a painfully ordinary 9-to-5 existence, mild-mannered office worker Johnson visits the TM Corporation, a company that sells virtual dreams.

In Johnson's dream adventure, he's the notorious space pirate Cobra! Accompanied by his android partner Lady Armaroid, Cobra fights the lowlife scum of the Pirate Guild by day and saves sultry sirens of space by night. After the journey is over, events unfold that bring reality into focus. His experience wasn't a dream at all - it was a reawakening of his buried past!

With the most feared weapon in the universe, the Psycho Gun, Cobra sets out into the galaxy in pursuit of love, fortune and fame!

Contains episodes 1-15.

DVD Features:

Interview with Buichi Terasawa, English pilot episode and trailers.

Spoken Languages: Japanese, English subtitles.

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Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series, Part 2

When the buxom blonde bombshell Dominique asks Cobra to infiltrate a Pirate Guild drug ring, how could he possibly say no? However, the drug ring operates under the guise of a popular sport called Rug Ball. It’s a game that combines football and baseball, where killing someone on the opposing team is considered to be a good play!

With the continued disruption of the Pirate Guild's business, their pursuit for Cobra turns deadly as they hunt him and all he holds dear!

Contains episodes 16-31.

DVD Features:

U.S. trailer, promotional video and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

Spoken Languages: Japanese, English subtitles.

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News

January 8, 2013: NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces the DVD Release of SPACE ADVENTURE COBRA: THE ORIGINAL TV Series, Part 2

Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce that Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series, Part 2 DVD Set will be available on May 6, 2014.

The DVD set will feature the series' final 16 episodes with Japanese audio, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. On-disc extras will include the U.S. trailer, promotional video and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

Reviews

"Cobra is a title that’s transcended the ages, and proves to be utterly delightful in this day and age. It revels in the thrill of adventure, with bombastic action, strong artistry, and sci-fi trappings that come together to create a truly fun space-jockey experience." Mike Ferreira - Anime Herald

"Cobra is an Anime gold mine. It's a stylistically rare blend of Western and Eastern craft and deserves a special place on any collector's shelf." - Tin Salamunic, The Game Scouts

"Space Adventure Cobra is a classic in the anime world and it gets a solid and worthy treatment here..." - Chris Beveridge, Fandom Post

More About Space Adventure Cobra

Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series is based upon the best-selling manga (comic) by Buichi Terasawa (Goku: Midnight Eye), which was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump anthology and later collected into 18 volumes. In addition to the 1980s television adaptation, it inspired a feature film, two direct-to-video anime series (2008-2009), a 2010 anime TV series, and three manga sequel series (also written by Terasawa).

This 31-episode television adaptation of Cobra originally aired on Japanese television, from October 1982 through May 1983. It features animation by TMS ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD. and direction by Osamu Dezaki (The Rose of Versailles, Golgo 13: The Professional).

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