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The amazing Taichi Keaton works on cases around the globe that always lead to adventure! He combines his arsenal of multidisciplinary expertise in investigation, archeology, and survival with his experience as a professor, a Falklands Conflict veteran and a SAS agent to unravel the often dangerous challenges in each riveting episode. In this volume, he rescues the beautiful Sofia from a gang of thugs in Greece, then works with bounty hunters to locate a terrorist in Germany. Later, after he escorts the heir to an Italian fortune to France, he meets an "immortal" being chased by the Russian mafia in Poland, and finally returns to Paris for an emotional reunion!
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Animated by Mad House (Trigun, X, Ninja Scroll, Patlabor WXIII)
Character design by Kitaro Kosaka (Director of Animation/ Princess Mononoke)
Menu Design by Nightjar (Akira, Hellsing)
Bilingual format (English/Japanese language) with optional English subtitles
Two separate fan friendly subtitles streams (1) Dialogue translation and (2) Signs only translation
Scene access and extras including textless opening/closing and the "Hidden Feature"
Taichi Hiraga Keaton, the archeologist-hero of this engaging 1998 TV series, works as a globe-trotting insurance investigator and part-time professor. On a Greek Island, he probes the mysterious death of a salvage diver--and breaks up a ring of black market dealers in ancient art. He helps a repentant terrorist escape from a cell in Dusseldorf, and learns about a missing fortune in Russian gold during a blizzard in Poland. With his prominent, Karl Malden-esque nose and understated personality, Keaton is an unlikely adventurer: his demeanor suggests a grown-up Tintin, rather than an Indiana Jones. But as he proves in his numerous (and perilous) adventures, Keaton is good man to have on your side in pretty much any situation. (Rated 13 and older, but suitable for viewers two or three years younger: violence, mild profanity, alcohol and tobacco use) --Charles Solomon