Witch Hunter Robin

Witch Hunter Robin is a 2002 Japanese anime series created by Sunrise.wikipedia
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Sunrise (company)

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Witch Hunter Robin is a 2002 Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. The episodes were directed by Murase and produced by Sunrise, which also contributed to planning, and Bandai Visual. Following the closure of Bandai Entertainment in 2012, Sunrise announced at their at Otakon 2013, that Funimation has rescued the series, along with a handful of other former Bandai Entertainment titles.
One of Japan's largest and best-known studios, Sunrise is renowned for critically praised and popular original anime series such as Gundam, Cowboy Bebop, Space Runaway Ideon, Armored Trooper Votoms, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers, Future GPX Cyber Formula, Crush Gear Turbo, The Vision of Escaflowne, Love Live School Idol Project, Witch Hunter Robin, My-HiME, My-Otome, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Tiger & Bunny, Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon, as well as its numerous adaptations of acclaimed light novels including Dirty Pair, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere and Accel World, and manga such as City Hunter, InuYasha, Outlaw Star, Yakitate!! Japan, Planetes, Keroro Gunso, Gin Tama, and Kekkaishi.

Kumiko Takahashi (animator)

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Character designs were provided by Kumiko Takahashi and Taku Iwasaki was in charge of music.
She is noted for her work as a character designer and animation director on numerous anime series, such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Witch Hunter Robin and Ouran High School Host Club.

Shūkō Murase

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The original concept for the series was created by Hajime Yatate and Shūkō Murase.
He made his directorial debut in 2002 with Witch Hunter Robin.

Kari Wahlgren

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In October 2003, it debuted at the 3rd Annual Metreon Festival of Anime in San Francisco, followed by a Q&A and autograph session from Kari Wahlgren, who provided the voice for the title character.
She got her start in anime voice-overs as Haruko Haruhara in FLCL, and would later land major roles in a number of shows and films: Robin Sena in Witch Hunter Robin, Lavie Head in Last Exile, Fuu in Samurai Champloo, Scarlett in Steamboy, Pacifica Casull in the Scrapped Princess, Saya Otonashi in Blood+, Kagami Hiiragi in Lucky Star, Saber in Fate/zero and Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, and Celty Sturluson in the Durarara!! series.

Taku Iwasaki

Character designs were provided by Kumiko Takahashi and Taku Iwasaki was in charge of music.
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Bandai Visual

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The episodes were directed by Murase and produced by Sunrise, which also contributed to planning, and Bandai Visual.

Bionix

It has also been aired across Canada on YTV's Bionix block from September 10, 2004.
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AnimeCentral

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In the United Kingdom and Ireland the series was broadcast in a daily stripped timeslot on AnimeCentral from January 5 to January 30, 2008, with an immediate rerun from January 31.
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Animax

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The series originally aired across Japan between July 2, 2002 and December 24, 2002 on TV Tokyo and Animax, who later broadcast the series across its respective networks worldwide, including East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and other regions.
For broadcast across its English-language networks, Animax has also broadcast English dubs produced by other enterprises, such as Bandai Visual, Ocean Productions, Animaze, Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan, A.D. Vision, Viz Media, Central Park Media, Omni Productions, and numerous others, airing their dubs of Cowboy Bebop, Witch Hunter Robin, Mobile Suit Gundam, Brain Powerd, Please Teacher!, Galaxy Angel, Earth Maiden Arjuna, Jubei-chan: The Ninja Girl, Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran, Angel Tales, Saber Marionette, Appleseed, Alien Nine, the InuYasha films, Fullmetal Alchemist, Yukikaze and several others with Infinite Stratos.

Anime

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Witch Hunter Robin is a 2002 Japanese anime series created by Sunrise.

Witchcraft

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Solomon fights the harmful use of witchcraft using a database of witches, which includes those who have obtained the power of witchcraft through genetics and others who carry the gene (called "seeds") in order to arrest or eliminate them should their powers "awaken".

Genetics

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Solomon fights the harmful use of witchcraft using a database of witches, which includes those who have obtained the power of witchcraft through genetics and others who carry the gene (called "seeds") in order to arrest or eliminate them should their powers "awaken".

Gene

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Solomon fights the harmful use of witchcraft using a database of witches, which includes those who have obtained the power of witchcraft through genetics and others who carry the gene (called "seeds") in order to arrest or eliminate them should their powers "awaken".

Catholic Church

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Robin Sena is a "craft user", born in Japan and raised by the Roman Catholic Church in Italy.

Villain of the week

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Initially, the series appears to take a "monster of the week" approach.

Pyrokinesis

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Robin Sena is a soft-spoken 15-year-old Hunter with pyrokinetic abilities. She carries thousands of years of witches' memories, enabling her to understand the sadness arising from the conflict between humans and witches. This understanding is supposed to allow her to find a way for humans and witches to peacefully coexist as "Eve of witches." She was raised in a convent in Italy before she joined the STN-J. Her ultimate fate is unknown. The reactions of the other characters show that she is believed to be alive. In the series, it is implied that Robin has a romantic attachment to Amon.

Psychometry (paranormal)

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Miho Karasuma is a 19-year-old hunter with the craft of psychometry, a craft which allows her to touch an object and read strong emotions and thoughts a person had while holding it. She can also see past events that happened to, or around, an item or place and uses this power when examining evidence or crime scenes. Miho gives Robin advice on how to improve control over her power and also acts as her mentor. In the end, she takes Amon's place as team leader.

Hajime Yatate

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The original concept for the series was created by Hajime Yatate and Shūkō Murase.

TV Tokyo

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The series originally aired across Japan between July 2, 2002 and December 24, 2002 on TV Tokyo and Animax, who later broadcast the series across its respective networks worldwide, including East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and other regions.

Metreon

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In October 2003, it debuted at the 3rd Annual Metreon Festival of Anime in San Francisco, followed by a Q&A and autograph session from Kari Wahlgren, who provided the voice for the title character.

Cartoon Network

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It was later aired across the United States on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim late-night programming block beginning February 16, 2004 (it was given a second full run on Adult Swim in the Fall of 2004 before the broadcast rights were left to expire).

Adult Swim

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It was later aired across the United States on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim late-night programming block beginning February 16, 2004 (it was given a second full run on Adult Swim in the Fall of 2004 before the broadcast rights were left to expire).

YTV (TV channel)

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It has also been aired across Canada on YTV's Bionix block from September 10, 2004.

Otakon

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Following the closure of Bandai Entertainment in 2012, Sunrise announced at their at Otakon 2013, that Funimation has rescued the series, along with a handful of other former Bandai Entertainment titles.

Funimation

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Following the closure of Bandai Entertainment in 2012, Sunrise announced at their at Otakon 2013, that Funimation has rescued the series, along with a handful of other former Bandai Entertainment titles.