Mike wonders aloud which anime would be a good fit for the prestigious Criterion Collection.
Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman (TV)
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Roman the Animation
幕末義人伝 浪漫 (Japanese)
Themes: conspiracy , feudal Japan , historical , parody , power suits , secret agents , secret identities , special abilities , thieves , vigilantes
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Manjirō Tatsukeya works as a jack of all trades, helping troubled people in town for not much money that he ends up losing on bets. However, at night, he turns into a Japanese-style Robin Hood, the phantom thief Roman. In order to protect the smiles of the people in his town, he continues to fight against injustice with his sister Koharu and friends.
User Ratings: 70 ratings have been given [details]
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
"RanTiKi" by Yukino
"Zarathustra" by HiGE
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