After the Dark Green Empire has kidnapped the space travelers to rebuild its civilization, the Cosmos Warriors receive an emergency signal from the Earth. The mission to rescue the captives has fallen upon Captain Leo and his gallant crew. Their first attempt fails and falls into the evil hands of the Dark Green Empire and its wicked Queen who admires Captain Leo's skill and bravery. She challenges him to fight against her fiercest warriors in exchange of the captives' freedom. When Leo wins, the Queen denies her promise. A bloody battle then begins.
Source: IFD Films & Arts
Potential spoilers ahead. Disclaimer 1: Watched as part of DTAB (Damn that anime is Bad) so went into it expecting a bad anime. Disclaimer 2: We watched the English dubbed version rather than original Japanese. Captain of Cosmos is a difficult one to review, it's not like any anime I've watched before and being from 1979 my rating of 2/10 for animation is potentially unfair giving the technology however if you're watching it in 2019 like I was, it's a 2/10. So many frames were re-used, the animation is limited due to the year it was made. However it wasn't unbearable. With regards to the sound, the dubbed version was pretty horrible, with the exception of a pretty catchy bit of music playing randomly in the background, the voiceover was awful. It sounds like they picked up some random people from the supermarket, offered them £100 each to read the lines. Parts of the anime randomly reverted back to the Japanese audio too and for certain characters we heard 2 to 3 different voice actors play them. Furthermore the characters regularly changed accents. The story was alright I thought, probably the best part about it and so I've given it a rather high 5/10. It's still not going to get your heart racing or anything though. With regards to characters, they'll make you laugh that's for sure. From the queen who uses a battleaxe as a staff, to the little fella who regularly shouts degrading things to the others.
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