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The anime adaptation of the City Hunter franchise by Tsukasa Hojo was adapted into an anime franchise produced by SUNRISE. It was directed by Kenji Kodama and broadcasted by Yomiuri Television. The first season aired for 51 episodes from April 6, 1987 to March 28, 1988 before continuing for the following seasons.



Theme Songs[]


  1. City Hunter ~Ai yo kienaide~ by Kahoru Kohiruimaki. (1-26)
  2. Go Go Heaven by Yoshiyuki Osawa. (26-51)


  1. GET WILD by TM Network.

Episode Guide[]

# Title Airdate


  1. .357 Magnum:
  2. Bay City Wars:
  3. Million Dollar Conspiracy
  4. Shinjuku Private Eyes:
  5. Angel Dust:

TV Specials[]

  1. City Hunter: The Secret Service
  2. City Hunter: Goodbye My Sweetheart
  3. City Hunter: Death of the Vicious Criminal Ryo Saeba

Media Releases[]

The series was then released in Japan as ten VHS tapes from December 1987 tp July 1988. A thirty-two disc DVD boxset City Hunter Complete published by Aniplex was released in Japan on August 31, 2005. The set contained all four series, the TV specials and animated movies as well as an art book and figures of Ryo and Kaori. The discs were then released individually, with the first series released on discs from December 19, 2007 to February 27, 2008.

The series was licensed by ADV Films for release in North America. The first City Hunter series was released on the ADV Fansubs label in March 2000. The aim of this label was to provide cheaper subtitled only VHS releases at a faster pace than usual. The series was scheduled for 13 tapes, consisting of four episodes each. The tapes could be ordered individually or as a subscription service. ADV later released the series on DVD. The first series was released as two boxsets of five discs on July 29, 2003.