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Anime Profile: The Legend of Black Heaven

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Title
The Legend of Black Heaven Kachou Ouji - Hard Rock Save the Space(課長王子) The Legend of Black Heaven
Released
13 TV Episodes 13 TV Episodes
Dates
  July 8, 1999–October 7, 1999
Company
Geneon/Animaze/ZRO Limit Productions AIC/WOWOW/Pioneer LDC/Studio A.P.P.P.
Creator
  Hiroki Hayashi
Director
  Yasuhito Kikuchi
Genre
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Music Comedy, Sci-Fi, Music
Characters
Commander Nakamurabashi Commander Nakamurabashi
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Eriko Eriko
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Fomalhaut Fomalhaut
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Gen Tanaka Gen Tanaka
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Hamil Hamil
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Kotoko Kotoko
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Layla Yuki Layla Yuki
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Anime Characters: The Legend of Black Heaven

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Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Commander Nakamurabashi Commander Nakamurabashi Manager Sawazora Manager Sawazora
Eriko Eriko Oji Tanaka Oji Tanaka
Fomalhaut Fomalhaut Raphael Suzuki Raphael Suzuki
Gen Tanaka Gen Tanaka Rinko Rinko
Hamil Hamil Sato(Michael) Sato(Michael)
Kotoko Kotoko Suzuki(Raphael) Suzuki(Raphael)
Layla Yuki Layla Yuki Yamada(Luke) Yamada(Luke)
Luke Yamada Luke Yamada Yoshiko Tanaka Yoshiko Tanaka

Anime Description: The Legend of Black Heaven

Oji Tanaka has hit the point all men fear at some point in their lives, the mid-life crisis. With a wife, son, and a mundane office job as a salary man in Tokyo, life has become extremely dull for him. He reminisces back to his younger days, 15 years ago to be exact when he was known as Gabriel, the leader of the short lived Rock band known as "Black Heaven."

However, all of that changes one day when a beautiful woman named Layla invites him to use his Gibson Flying V guitar and his "legendary" music skills. As it turns out, Oji becomes a vital weapon in an intergalactic war against an evil alien race. However, this is one job that makes life a bit too exciting and complicated for Oji to handle....

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