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Kino's Journey 

Kino no tabi (original title)
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Young world-weary sharpshooter girl Kino and her talking inquisitive motorcycle Hermes travel around her unusual world, visiting various city-states for three days each to learn about their culture, history and ruling philosophy.
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Series cast summary:
Ai Maeda Ai Maeda ...  Kino 14 episodes, 2003
Ryuji Aigase Ryuji Aigase ...  Hermes 14 episodes, 2003
Kelli Cousins Kelli Cousins ...  Kino 13 episodes, 2003
Cynthia Martinez Cynthia Martinez ...  Hermes / ... 13 episodes, 2003
Patrick Givens Patrick Givens ...  Additional Voices 11 episodes, 2003
Stacy Slanina Stacy Slanina ...  Additional Voices / ... 11 episodes, 2003
Jacob A. Gragard Jacob A. Gragard ...  Additional Voices / ... 10 episodes, 2003
Kyle Jones ...  Additional Voices / ... 10 episodes, 2003
Chris Nelson Chris Nelson ...  Additional Voices / ... 10 episodes, 2003
Jay Hickman ...  Sixshooter / ... 9 episodes, 2003
Logan Haire Logan Haire ...  Additional Voices 8 episodes, 2003
Vic Mignogna ...  Comrade B / ... 8 episodes, 2003
Daniel Scruggs Daniel Scruggs ...  Additional Voices 8 episodes, 2003
John Swasey ...  Additional Voices / ... 8 episodes, 2003
Rebecca Ayres Rebecca Ayres ...  Boy B / ... 7 episodes, 2003
John Gremillion ...  Immigration Officer / ... 7 episodes, 2003
Dan Mackey Dan Mackey ...  Guard Captain / ... 7 episodes, 2003
Ted Pfister Ted Pfister ...  Additional Voices / ... 7 episodes, 2003
Monica Rial ...  Additional Voices / ... 7 episodes, 2003
Melissa Cybele Sparks Melissa Cybele Sparks ...  Miss Rose / ... 7 episodes, 2003
Chris Ayres ...  Bartender / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Clint Bickham Clint Bickham ...  Shizu 6 episodes, 2003
David Born ...  Survivor / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Rick Burford Rick Burford ...  Comrade / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Luci Christian ...  Kid A / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Alyson Irene Edman Alyson Irene Edman ...  Bride / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Tejas Englesmith Tejas Englesmith ...  Riku 6 episodes, 2003
Marty Fleck Marty Fleck ...  Colonel / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Andrew Klimko Andrew Klimko ...  Assassin / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Andy McAvin ...  Porter Bot / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Amanda Nanawa Amanda Nanawa ...  Woman A / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Eric Opella Eric Opella ...  Soldier C / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Hal Rawley Hal Rawley ...  Old Man / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Gene Tognacci Gene Tognacci ...  Man B / ... 6 episodes, 2003
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Inspired by the ultimate selfless act of a friendly traveler, calm quiet introspective teenage marksman Kino travels around the world on her talking motorcycle and best friend Hermes, visiting different countries, that are all basically city-states. The duo has no particular goal in mind other than to learn about life, the world in general and themselves. They have only one rule - never stay in one place for more than three days. Some of the places they visit turn out to be beautiful, others disturbing. Many of the places have their own culture, social order and philosophy of living, so during her endless journey, Kino witnesses the darkest sides of humanity, but also occasional triumphs and many peculiar oddities. She sometimes protects, kills, saves, ignores or helps people, but also on occasion thinks about her past, questions her whole reality once and even becomes tempted to stay at one place for longer than three days at one point.

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Yeah I thought it was gonna be up my alley but nope...
7 August 2019 | by IrishchatterSee all my reviews

One of the reviewers here is right, this anime is way too slow paced and doesn't necessarily focus on a plot. I suppose it depends on your mood, my mood at the time watching this needed a breather but then it bored me quickly. I probably need more topics than just relaxation while watching an anime....


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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

2003 (Japan) See more »

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