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Cover of the first VHS volume
|Genre||Adventure, comedy, science fiction|
|Written by||Tomofumi Matsubara|
|Original run||May 2002 – March 2003|
|Let's Go!! Bomberman Jetters|
|Written by||Takeshi Tamai|
|Original run||September 2002 – March 2003|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Katsuyuki Kodera|
|Written by||Atsushi Maekawa|
|Music by||Kazunori Maruyama|
|Studio||Studio Deen, NAS|
|Network||TV Tokyo (2002-2003)|
|Original run||October 2, 2002 – September 24, 2003|
|Bomberman Jetters: The Legendary Bomberman|
|Platform||Game Boy Advance|
|Released||October 24, 2002|
|Platform||PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube|
|Bomberman Jetters Game Collection|
|Platform||Game Boy Advance|
|Released||October 16, 2003|
Bomberman Jetters (ボンバーマンジェッターズ Bonbāman Jettāzu?) is a 2002 Japanese anime television series created by Studio Deen and NAS. It has also spawned two manga series and three video games, one of which was localized and given an English dub. It is based on the popular Bomberman video game series created by Hudson Soft.
The Jetters are a highly trained intergalactic police force for keeping unique items safe from the Hige-Hige bandits. Mighty, an expert Bomberman and the leader of the Jetters, disappears while on a mission. Dr. Ein accepts Mighty's younger brother, White Bomber (Shirobon in Japanese), into the Jetters because they need a Bomberman for the team. White Bomber is clumsy and childish, but idolizes his older brother. White Bomber and the rest of the Jetters have many adventures, foiling Doctor Mechadoc and Mujoe's plans to steal one-of-a-kind objects, facing off against the Hige-Hige Bandits, and returning antiques to their rightful owners.
Early episodes of Bomberman Jetters started out with the "monster of the week" formula, where Dr. Mechadoc and Mujoe would send in one of their "Super Combined" Bombermen one at a time to attack the Jetters.
Eventually the format shifted from light-hearted comedy "monster of the week" to a more dramatic, darker action story dealing with the themes of death, betrayal, and revenge, but still retaining some of the lighter aspect. Plots include characters going through trials with character development such as Shout learning the truth about her mother, how Bagular first met Mujoe, and White Bomber dealing with learning the truth of what happened to his older brother Mighty.
- White Bomber (シロボン Shiro Bon?)
- Voiced by: Tomoko Kaneda (Japanese), Sheryl Stanley (English)
- A native Bomberman from planet Bomber, White Bomber is very clumsy and quite thick. He wrecks things by accident, in contrast to his older brother Mighty. His accidents tend to make a critical situation worse, much to Shout's frustration. He brags endlessly about any achievement, no matter how small. White Bomber may mess up sometimes but he always means well and always tries to help. He is ten years old. White Bomber doesn't seem to get angry at Shout, no matter how many times she yells, curses, and hits him (although this is purely out of fear of inciting Shout's wrath even further, rather than out of affection). He joined the Jetters in episode 2, thanks to Momo's relationship with Dr. Ein.
- Shaut (シャウト Shauto?)
- Voiced by: Risa Mizuno (Japanese), Kristin Erdman (English)
- Shout is the leader of the Jetters, who filled in for Mighty after his disappearance. She is the only female member of the Jetters. Shout picks on White Bomber, but she actually cares for him like a brother. She says that when he gets older he will lead the Jetters, just like Mighty once did. Her mother died in a space flight accident when she was an infant. Her age is unknown but she appears to be about the same age as White Bomber. In her civilian mode, she runs a ramen restaurant.
- Gangu (ガング Gangu?)
- Voiced by: Tetsuya Yannagihara (Japanese), Scott Casey (English)
- A robot created by Dr. Ein. He is a unique robot that wields gizmos in his body to assist the Jetters. He hates it when Bongo modifies him, especially for cooking. He does not remember when he was created or who created him, and has a recurring dream about fighting and defeating a giant robot.
- Bongo (ボンゴ Bongo?)
- Voiced by: Yoshiyuki Hirai (Japanese), Schady Dan (English)
- A hairy, large-bodied inventor from planet Dodonpa who helps Dr. Ein and enjoys modifying Gangu, mostly without Gangu's permission. Like most of his species, he enjoys curry and ends his sentences with "bongo." Though he doesn't look like it, he is actually a royal prince. His full name is Sarusamanbo Kongaragaccha Bosanovavitch Bongoro Dodonpa XXXIV.
- Birdy (バーディ Bādi?)
- Voiced by: Masami Iwasaki (Japanese), Tony Carroll (English)
- An anthropomorphic bird and a personal friend of Mighty. Birdy is a competent fighter and rarely reveals his emotions, but he loses his temper easily, especially when Rui is around and White Bomber is not. As a side job he works as a taxi driver. In episode 36 he seems to know Mama. He is mysterious and goes out by himself a lot, but none of the other Jetters knows what he does or where he goes. Birdy can fight well and can make wings come out of his back to fly, and he can throw sharp feathers.
- Mighty (マイティ Maiti?)
- Voiced by: Hiroki Takahashi (Japanese), Duke Clement (English)
- White Bomber's older brother, known as the legendary bomberman, who bears a striking resemblance to the original Bomberman. Mighty has a silver visor covering his right eye and wears a red cape. He has a cool and collected personality and a strong sense of justice. Mighty and White Bomber share a very close brother bond. Mighty has some of the personality traits of White Bomber. He rides a hover-bike called the Moto-Jetter. Mighty can create the thunder bomb. After his brief return to Planet Bomber in episode 1 to guard Cosmo Diamond, he went on another mission to planet Nonbiri. Mighty fought the Higehige forces on his own, but after the last base had been destroyed, Mighty disappeared. In Zero's flashback, it was shown that Mighty was damaged in a gun attack by Mujoe and Zero had penetrated his wound to obtain combat data. Mighty destroyed the final base with his own attack. Mighty tried to give White Bomber his seventh bombstar before destroying the base, but he only possessed six bombstars. The seventh bombstar is Mighty's badge.
- Dr. Ein (ドクターアイン Dokutā Ain?)
- Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (Japanese), Tony Carrol (English)
- A scientist who founded the Jetters. He has an annoying tendency to blow his nose on any piece of paper nearby, including letters of resignation, leading, understandably, to much confusion. He has a crush on Grandma Bomber (White Bomber and Mighty's grandmother), and calls her "Momo-chan", which makes her angry. Often regarded as a joke character, he also has a serious side. Ein tells the Jetters when there are missions.
- Professor Bagular (プロフェッサーバグラー Purofessā Bagurā?)
- Voiced by: Mugihito
- Bagular is the mastermind behind the Hige-Hige Gang, with the goal of collecting universally unique items. He resembles a large blue beardly old bomberman with a letter B on his forehead and wears one gold monocle over his left eye and has a belt, gloves and a red cape. He is not actually evil, and was great friends with the Jetters' founder, Dr. Ein, but they were split by an intense rivalry for the affections of Momo. In later episodes, it is revealed that Bagular is a pawn in Dr Mechadoc's sinister scheme to take over the Hige Hige Bandits. Bagular was later rescued by Mujoe in his second Schnurburt base infiltration attempt.
- Mujoe (ムジョー Mujō?)
- Voiced by: Kōji Ishii (Japanese), Craig Elowitz (English)
- A pawn of Bagular, Mujoe is usually in charge of commanding the Hige-Hige Gang's troops. He resembles a pro wrestler. He has blonde hair, a blonde mustache and beard, and a strange-looking spandex suit. He wears shades and a large green cape. Mujoe used the Super Combined Bomberman Making Machine and shot at Charaboms to make Mermaid Bomber, Thunder Bomber, Fire Bomber, and Grand Bomber. Bagular found the jobless Mojoe sleeping in the streets, and decided to employ Mojoe on his quest against Dr. Ein. After the Schnurburt base had been taken over by Dr. Mechadoc, Jetters attempted to free Bagular by infiltrating the Schnurburt base, but the plot failed. Mujoe then attempted to sacrifice himself to take down Max, but failed. Mujoe escaped from Max's attack by pulling an escape trigger just before the attack hits. Since then, he re-infiltrated Schnurburt base under Dr. Ein's secret plan in episode 49, and was successful.
- Dr. Mechadoc (Ｄｒ．メカード Dr. Mekādo?) / Dr. Mechard
- Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta (Japanese), Tony Carrol (English)
- Mechadoc is the Hige-Hige Bandits' mad scientist and Bagular's more trusted henchman. He does all the building and machinery for Bagular and the Hige-Hige Bandits. In Episode 40, Mechadoc turns against Bagular. Mechadoc and Bagular went to the same science academy back in their younger days, and Mechadoc blames Bagular for stealing his ideas about the bomb crystals. Bagular tries to explain that his idea was false, but Mechadoc refused to listen. As a result, Mechadoc goes into a rage, locking Bagular up in prison and taking over the Hige-Hige Bandits. Since the bomb crystals are inside Planet Bomber, his ultimate plan is to collide planet Bomber and planet Jetters together until both planets are destroyed. His main creation is the Super Combined Bomberman Making Machine to turn any inanimate objects or helpless Charaboms into his own Bombermen.
- MAX (マックス Makkusu?) / (MA-10[X])
- Voiced by: Hiroki Takahashi (Japanese), Duke Clement (English)
- At first solely referred to as the infamous "Space Bounty Hunter," it is later discovered that he is a creation of Mechadoc. He has no feelings or compassion, and will do whatever it takes to reach his goal. He uses the lightning bomb and balloon bomb, similar to the missing Mighty. Max's body was destroyed in episode 51, but he manages to write his data into Zero before Zero begins the lethal hit, hence taking control of his body. Max's spirit was destroyed by Shirobon's ruse bomb, saving the fatally wounded Zero. There are five other units based on this unit. They are Zero (ゼロ Zero?) (MA-0), MA-3 (Voiced by: Ryō Naitō), MA-5 (Voiced by: Kei Watanabe), MA-7 (Voiced by: Holly Kaneko) and MA-9 (Voiced by: Takeshi Maeda)
- Hige-Hige Bandits (ヒゲヒゲ団 Hige-Hige Dan?)
- Voiced by: Hiroyuki Harada
- Hige-Hige Bandits are small, powerful robots. The basic members of the Hige-Hige gang equal of strength to the bombermen. Created by Bagular, they are very powerful as individuals and even more powerful in numbers. The Hige-Hige seem to be always happy in every piece of work they are doing but still expect to be paid for it. To those outside the Hige-Hige Bandits, excluding Mujoe, it appears all they can say is "Hige", but it is apparently a language in and of itself. There are three types of Hige-Hige bandits. Their uniform consists of an orange scarf, white boots and gloves, and black full body armor. The programming of Hige-Hige units are stored inside disks that are loaded into the disk drives in their heads.
- Mama (ママ Mama?)
- Voiced by: Yoshiko Iseki
- An alien-like bartender working in the Hige-Hige headquarters who debuted in episode 5. Mujoe shows great affection for Mama. She is also well liked by the Hige-Hige. In episode 40 she is held at the base, but still works as a bartender. Later she was rescued by Mujoe.
- Bat Bomber (バットボンバー Batto Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Ryō Naitō
- A bomber created in episode 3 when the combined bomber machine was tested on a bat. Has bat wings and a pig nose. His special bomb is the bat bomb, which flies around before releasing a swarm of bats. He reappeared to compete in the B-1 Grand Prix, but was defeated by Pretty Bomber in 1st round.
- Kamome Bomber (カモメボンバー Kamome Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Ryō Naitō
- A seagull bomber that appeared in episode 9 in search of a unique item. Under the orders of Mujoe, it attacks by firing missiles, but was destroyed by Max's lightning bomb. It reappeared to compete in the B-1 Grand Prix and was able to win first round. It lost in the second round when the referee declared it was absent, even though it was on the battlefield.
- Dolphin Bomber (ドルフィンボンバー Dorufin Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Miki Suga
- A female bomber created in episode 4, capable of making ultrasound bombs and toss back bombs thrown by opponents. She has an uncontrollable urge to jump through hoops. She wears a swim ring with a skirt underneath, a seashell bra, and lipstick. She was destroyed by Shirobon's bomb when Dolphin Bomber tries to jump through a hoop created by modifying Gangu; she was turned back into a normal dolphin. She reappeared to compete in the B-1 Grand Prix, but lost in the first round when the pool where Dolphin Bomber is in dried up.
- Bear Bomber (ベアボンバー Bea Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Ryō Naitō
- A bomber created in episode 8 in the ice comet. He does not throw bombs, but attacks with his claws. After it was tossed in the air by Bongo with a bear trap made from Gangu, it was destroyed by Shirobon's bomb. He reappeared to compete in the B-1 Grand Prix, but was defeated by Bomber Kid.
- Coma Bomber (コマボンバー Koma Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Ryō Naitō
- A spinning top bomber created in episode 5 to help Mujoe to dig tunnels, but it is incapable of digging tunnels. It can create spinning top bombs, but it prefers to play tricks with the bombs than to use them as weapons. It was destroyed by Shirobon's bomb after Shout trapped it in elevator. It reappeared to compete in the B-1 Grand Prix, but when it fought against Hige-hige unit #156 in the first round, it lost.
- Dark Force Bomber (ダークフォースボンバー Dāku Fōsu Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Eiji Takemoto (Japanese), Mike Plavlichko (English)
- It was created by combining Mechadoc with the four Proto-Max units in episode 50. Although his name is "Dark Force Bomber", he looks angelic in appearance. His attack is the Dark Force Bomb. Dark Force Bomber was defeated by Shirobon's newest attack in episode 51, and was returned into the four Proto-Max units and Mechadoc. In the videogame, he was created by the combined powers of the Bomber Shitennou, and he had more attacks.
- Flame Bomber (フレイムボンバー Fureimu Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Kei Watanabe (Japanese), Scott Casey (English)
- A flame-wielding Bomber who was the first Bomber Shitennou seen in action; Flame Bomber defeated White Bomber. He is very childish and doesn't take his work very seriously. He was overpowered and defeated by White Bomber's new flame-based bomb star. After he was defeated in episode 16, he returned into three Pteragodon. As well as possessing Pyrokinesis, he can produce and wield his signature "Flame Fire" Bombs. His Battlefield is an ancient Chinese temple courtyard.
- Mermaid Bomber (マーメイドボンバー Māmeido Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Kaori Asou (Japanese), Vanessa Bellardini (English)
- A female water-wielding Bomber who took over the job of the beaten Flame Bomber in episode 17. During her encounter with the Jetters, she fell in love with Birdy, but her plans were foiled by Shirobon. She is proud and arrogant, and tends to act more like a spoiled little girl, using her looks on Mujoe to get what she wants. She likes to do things her way, or not at all. When Mermaid Bomber was defeated after being electrocuted by Shirobon's Sunrise Thunder Bomb in episode 18, she turned into three Triple Shells. She can produce and use her signature "Splash Water" Bombs. Her Battlefield is a large floating oasis.
- Grand Bomber (グランボンバー Guran Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Holly Kaneko (Japanese), Steve Hook (English)
- A strong and kind Bomber Shitennou. He is a very honourable person, and sometimes not sure whether he is fighting for good or evil. He befriends Shirobon, not knowing he is a Jetter. When faced with destroying Shirobon, he cannot bring himself to do it, and convinces White Bomber to destroy him instead. As well as being able to roll at high speeds and fire off the spikes on his body to attack foes, he can produce and wield the Clay Bombs and Brick Bombs. His Battlefield is a farm, but in the video game it was an underground arena with a design similar to the traditional Bomberman maze.
- Thunder Bomber (サンダーボンバー Sandā Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Eiji Takemoto (Japanese), Bob Sander (English)
- The last and most powerful of the Bomber Shitennou. Aside from being able to use his signature "Thunder Bombs" and "Flash Thunderbolt Bombs", he has mastery over a wide variety of electrical attacks. Incredibly loyal to Mujoe, he respects his elders and superiors; he wants to expose those who are framing Mujoe at all costs. Because of this, he has an intense rivalry with Max, as he believes that he is plotting to overthrow Mujoe. He is defeated by Max's signature attack, Hyper Plasma Bomb. His battlefield is never seen in the anime (MechaDoc interrupted him when he was about to summon it), but in the video game, his battlefield is a floating arena surrounded by an electric fence.
- Oyabon (オヤボン Oyabon?)
- Voiced by: Tetsu Inada
- First runner-up in the B-1 Grand Prix at least twice, losing to Mighty and then Zero. Momo's former student. Uses the "Bancho bomb", "banchou" referring to the leader of a student gangster group. He obtains his sixth bombstar after completing a bombstar search quest with White Bomber, Kobon, and Daibon.
- Kobon (コボン Kobon?)
- Voiced by: Yumiko Kobayashi
- White Bomber's friend and Oyabon's follower. He cannot use bombs because he is not really a Bomberman. Constantly praises Oyabon after he speaks, stating that he "will take this lesson to heart". The name "Kobon" is a pun on the word "kobun", meaning "underling". He eventually obtains a bombstar after completing a bombstar search quest with White Bomber, Oyabon, and Daibon.
- Daibon (ダイボン Daibon?)
- Voiced by: Takashi Matsuyama
- A cowardly Bomberman who always regards himself as worthless. Followed by a being much like Louie named Pui (プーイ Pūi?, Voiced by: Junko Takeuchi). Eventually, he obtains his second bombstar after completing a bombstar search quest with White Bomber, Kobon, and Oyabon.
- Momo (モモ Momo?) / Granny Bomber (ボン婆さん Bon Bā-san?)
- Voiced by: Kaori Asou (Japanese), Haruhi Terada (Japanese, young) (Japanese), Amy Walls (English)
- A very swift and powerful female Bomber who lived with her grandsons, White Bomber and Mighty. She taught them most of what they knew as bombers, and constantly tries to help White Bomber improve his skills.
- Bomber Silver (ボンバーシルバー Bonbā Shirubā?)
- Voiced by: Hidenobu Kiuchi
- A senior B-1 Grand Prix competitor against White Bomber in the second round, who was defeated by him using Silver Bomber's own technique.
Bombermen from older video games
- Pretty Bomber (プリティボンバー Puriti Bonbā?)
- Voiced by: Haruhi Nanao
- A pink female bomber who has a large fan base. Uses the "Pretty Bomb." Pretty Bomber won the first round in the B-1 Grand Prix, but was absent in the second round.
- Bomber Kid (ボンバーキッド Bonbā Kiddo?)
- Voiced by: Yosho Ishikura
- A cowboy bomber who can fire bombs at the speed of a bullet. He later helps White Bomber against Dark Force Bomber.
- Bomber Ninja (ボンバーニンジャ Bonbā Ninja?)
- Voiced by: Takeshi Maeda
- A ninja bomber who specializes in confusing the enemy with clouds of smoke. Uses the "Shuriken bomb". During the B-1 Grand Prix, against Shirobon in first round, it was defeated by Shirobon's fire bomb. He later helps Shirobon against Dark Force Bomber.
- Pox (ポックス Pokkusu?)
- Voiced by: Shimozaki Hiroshi (Japanese), Schady Dan (English)
- Shell (シェル Sheru?) / Kaiman
- Voiced by: Mariko Nagahama (Japanese), Amy Walls (English)
- Sharkun (シャークン Shākun?)
- Voiced by: Takayuki Kondō (Japanese), Ed Zyjewski (English)
- Pomyu (ポミュ Pomyu?) / Pommy
- Voiced by: Yuki Nakao (Japanese), Kristin Erdman (English)
- Pomyu Dragon (ポミュドラゴン Pomyu Doragon?) / Pomyu Dragon
- Voiced by: Mariko Nagahama (Japanese), Amy Walls (English)
- A red, fire breathing Charabom living in the ice comet; appeared in episode 8.
- Hiroshi (ヒロシ Hiroshi?)
- Voiced by: Haruhi Terada
- A pink Elephan Charabom debuted in episode 11. The charabom first appeared from an escape pod that crash-landed into the Jetters base on Planet Jetters. The Hiroshi name was given by Bomberman. After it had been returned to its mother in episode 12, the Jetters learnt Hiroshi was a female charabom named Catherine.
- Rui (ルーイ Rūi?)
- Voiced by: Haruhi Terada
- Rui is a green kangaroo-like animal who helps Bomberman by letting him ride on his back. His species is one generally chosen by Bombermen as a sidekick. Rui often washes dishes at the Jetters ramen shop. Rui is a good ramen cook, and is very devoted to whatever he does. All he can say is his name. Gangu and White Bomber are the only ones who can fully understand him; Birdy buys a book on Louie language in an attempt to understand him.
- Misty (ミスティ Misuti?)
- Voiced by: Rica Matsumoto
- Misty is an anthropomorphic cat with a short temper like Shout. Before her encounter with White Bomber, she met Mighty and Birdy in a ruby heist. After being saved by White Bomber, she gave him a red bombstar. She is a space thief, but she fell in love with Mighty, and later took in Zero after finding him while at the site of Mighty's death. She realized Zero's true identity soon after meeting him, and constantly gets him to reveal knowledge only Mighty should have known. Originally Mighty wanted to invite Misty to join Jetters, but the Jetters badge was broken.
- Twist (ツイスト Tsuisuto?)
- Shout's father, a widower and the owner of the noodle store. He is usually seen reading a newspaper, which covers his face. He lost his wife, Natsumi (ナツミ Natsumi?), in the explosion of 1988A supernova in a space flight accident.
- Nightly (ナイトリー Naitorī?)
- Voiced by: Hozumi Gōda
- A large duck-like character who is an expert at gathering information. Usually seen wearing a trenchcoat and sunglasses. His main client is Birdy.
A manga series was created by Tomofumi Matsubara, which was published by Shogakukan and began serialization by CoroCoro Comic in May 2002. Another manga series, titled Let's Go!! Bomberman Jetters (それいけ！！ボンバーマンジェッターズ Sore Ike!! Bonbāman Jettāzu?), was created by Takeshi Tamai and it was published and serialized by the same company and magazine. It began serialization in September 2002, and both manga series' ended in March 2003.
A 52-episode anime series was created by Studio Deen and Nihon Ad Systems (NAS), and it aired on TV Tokyo from October 2, 2002, replacing the 18:30-19:00 timeslot originally occupied by Shaman King. The final episode was broadcast on September 24, 2003, and the 18:30-19:00 timeslot was replaced with Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters.
A video game, titled Bomberman Jetters: The Legendary Bomberman (ボンバーマンジェッターズ〜伝説のボンバーマン〜 Bonbāman Jettāzu: Densetsu no Bonbāman?) was created by Hudson Soft and released on October 24, 2002 for the Game Boy Advance.
Another video game, which had the same title as the anime, was created by Hudson Soft and released for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube in Japan on December 19, 2002. Majesco Entertainment released the Nintendo GameCube version in North America on March 10, 2004.
Another video game, titled Bomberman Jetters Game Collection (ボンバーマンジェッターズゲームコレクション Bonbāman Jettāzu Gēmu Korekushon?) was created by the same company for the same platform, but was released on October 16, 2003.
A Mobile game, titled Bomberman Jetters Mobile was created for same platform and was released on April 10, 2003.
- "I'm at the Edge of a Cliff" (僕は崖っぷち Boku wa Gakeppuchi?)
- October 2, 2002 – July 9, 2003
- Lyricist: Hideo Suwa / Composer: Tatsuya Furukawa / Arranger: Tatsuya Furukawa / Singers: Hideo Suwa
- Episode Range: 1-41
- "Hop! Skip! Jump!" (ホップ！スキップ！ジャンプ！ Hoppu! Sukippu! Janpu!?)
- July 16, 2003 – September 24, 2003
- Lyricist: Hideo Suwa / Composer: Tatsuya Furukawa / Arranger: Masahiro Iuchi / Singers: Hideo Suwa
- Episode Range: 42-52
- "Little Memories of When I Was Small" (小さな頃の小さな記憶 Chīsana Koro no Chīsana Kioku?)
- October 2, 2002 – June 4, 2003
- Lyricist: Asuka Matsumoto / Composer: Maruyama Kazunori / Arranger: Tatsuya Furukawa / Singers: Asuka Matsumoto
- Episode Range: 1-36
- "love letter"
- June 11, 2003 – September 17, 2003
- Lyricist: Manami Fujino / Composer: Tsugumi Kataoka / Arranger: Tsugumi Kataoka / Singers: PARQUETS
- Episode Range: 37-51
- "I'm at the Edge of a Cliff" (僕は崖っぷち Boku wa gakeppuchi?)
- September 24, 2003
- Lyricist: Hideo Suwa / Composer: Tatsuya Furukawa / Arranger: Tatsuya Furukawa / Singers: Hideo Suwa
- Episode Range: 52
|#||Title||Original air date|
"Akogare no Bonbāman" (憧れのボンバーマン)
|October 2, 2002|
|Mighty returns to Planet Bomber to guard the cosmo diamond. Meanwhile, Mujoe leads his army to steal the unique diamond with the help of his heat cannon.|
|2||"The Five Jetters"
"Gonin Me no Jettāzu" (5人目のジェッターズ)
|October 9, 2002|
|Shirobon joins Jetters for its first assignment of finding a unique dinosaur egg. Shirobon's fire bomb punched a hole to the egg, but the Jetters discovered a mountain full of dinosaur eggs.|
|3||"Tremendous Foe! Bombermen Unite!"
"Kyōteki! Gattai Bonbāman!" (強敵!合體ボンバーマン!)
|October 16, 2002|
|Jetters receive a mission to protect a unique statue from being stolen. Mujoe unveiled the combining machine. \The Jetters were able to prevent the item from falling to the Hige-Hige, but Shirobon broke the statue.|
|4||"White Bomber Proceeds Without Permission!"
"Shirobon Mudan Hasshin!" (シロボン無斷發進!)
|October 23, 2002|
|Tired of being Bongo's test subject, Gangu decides to leave the Jetters, but it was accidentally thrown into a truck going to Totemoku planet. Meanwhile, Mechadoc loses his perfume, and orders Hige-Hige bandits to retrieve it. Bongo and Shirobon took off to planet Totemoku on their own, and found the Hige-Hige forces. Bongo and Shirobon retrieved Gangu and the perfume, but Shout sprayed the perfume on Bongo, Shirobon, and Gangu.|
|5||"Underground GO! GO! GO!"
"Chitei Gō! Gō! Gō!" (地底GO！GO！GO！)
|October 30, 2002|
|Shout discovers her barbecue pork made with special space coal does not taste any better than the store-bought variety. Mujoe discovers Mogue possesses a unique pickaxe, and decides to dig deep into Planet Daiya for the item. In planet Kurodaiya, Mujoe discovers Coma bomber could not bore through earth, so he orders the soldiers to dig holes. The digger operated by Bongo and Gangu was flushed away by underground water.|
|6||"Man of Mystery, Max"
"Naze no Otoko, Makkusu" (謎の男、MAX)
|November 6, 2002|
|Mujoe ordered a sheriff to call in Jetters, to challenge Shirobom to a duel.|
|7||"Chase down the Higehige Gang!"
"Hige Hige Dan wo Oikakero!" (ヒゲヒゲ團を追いかけろ!)
|November 13, 2002|
|Jetters and Hige-Hige bandits go to planet Kouraku for a break. Shirobon discovers an underground race of mouse-like people. Meanwhile, Hige-Hige soldiers were having a break in underground caves. When Chūko sneaks into a basket owned by Hige-Hige soldiers, the natives and the Jetters pursued the kidnappers.|
|8||"The Blue Rose of Memeory"
"Omoide no Aoi Bara" (思い出の青いバラ)
|November 20, 2002|
|Jetters and Hige-Hige search for an ice rose only found in an ice comet. Max was able to find it in the end, but realized it was not a unique item. Pommy Dragon told Jetters there are clones of the flower made in the comet.|
|9||"Aim for the Treasure Island!"
"Takarajima wo Mezase!" (寶島を目指せ!)
|November 27, 2002|
|Jetters and Hige-Hige search for a unique sailor-suited fish head figurehead in Planet Resort.|
|10||"The Dusk of Bomber Star"
"Yūyake no Bomustā" (夕燒(ゆうや)けのボムスター)
|December 4, 2002|
|When Shirobon's ship crash lands, Shirobon meets Misty, a thief who is also looking for unique items.|
|11||"Mother at 3000 Light-years"
"Mama wo Tazune Sanzen Kōnen" (ママをたずねて三千光年)
|December 11, 2002|
|When an escape pod containing a Charabom crash lands on Planet Jetter, Jetters takes a trip to a planet full of Charaboms to search for the Charabom's parent. When the Jetters arrive at the planet, Shout decides to have Jetters join Ajoe's army to look for a unique item. The Jetters were arrested by Pteragodon police, but Ajoe's army rescued the Jetters from prison.|
"Kyarabon wo Mamore!" (キャラボンを守れ!)
|December 18, 2002|
|Ajoe met Mujoe when the heroes were running from the local authorities. Pteragodon police pursued them, but the soldiers brought out barbecue meat from the pots on their heads to distract the pursuers. When the police Charaboms finally caught up, they targeted Mujoe instead. Mujoe was disguised as Hiroshi's mother and lured Hiroshi away, but was unable to move far away from Jetters. When Jetters finally reunite Hiroshi and Mama Elephan, Jetters realized Shirobon had been carrying the unique item, a kettle capable of preserving heat for a million years, all along. Shirobon returned the item to Mama Elephan. After leaving planet Charabom, Shout told Shirobon that Hiroshi was a girl.|
|13||"The Defeat of White Bomber"
"Shirobon no Haiboku" (シロボンの敗北)
|December 25, 2002|
|President Bagura fires Mujoe from Hige-Hige. Most Hige-Hige soldiers abandoned Mujoe, leaving only three bandits following Mujoe. Mujoe realized Max planned to earn favours by collecting unique items elsewhere, and asks Mechado for help. Meanwhile, Charabom police cornered Mujoe in a cave. When Mujoe finally leaves the cave, he uses Mechado's new combination machine to turn the Charaboms into four new bombers. Mujoe challenges Shirobom to a duel. Mujoe sends Flame Bomber into the duel. Shirobon was easily defeated by Flame Bomber, but managed to minimize the damage by throwing bombs before the decisive hit.|
|14||"The Glory of the Higehige Gang"
"Eikō no Hige Hige Dan" (榮光のヒゲヒゲ團)
|December 30, 2002|
|Mujoe shows a documentary film about the daily lives of Hige-Hige camp, through the perspective of Hige-Hige unit No. 156.|
"Sara wa Jetāzu" (さらばジェターズ)
|January 8, 2003|
|Dr. Ein fired Shirobon from Jetters for being unable to perform his duties as a Jetters member. Meanwhile, Mujoe led Flame Bomber to rob a unique pufferfish money bank. Shout called Birdy for help, but he was on another planet, so the foes escaped with the item. Back at Planet Jetter, Birdy said Mighty did not always succeed in missions. At Planet Bomber, Shirobon asked Momo about Mighty. Momo led Shirobon to a training tower, saying that is the place where Mighty used to hang out when he need time to think.|
|16||"White Bomber Returns"
"Kaette Kita Shirobon" (歸ってきたシロボン)
|January 15, 2003|
|Shirobon decided to enter the training tower. Shirobon was able to pass through the stages with ease, until he met Momo at the top. When Bagura called Mujoe for mission, the quartet bombers fought to accept the job. At the tower, Momo realized Shirobon's power was weaker than before. When Shirobom threw a bomb at Momo, the bomb passed through her. Momo said Shirobon need training to make the bombstar useful. After Shirobon had realized the truth, the second bombstar glows. Shirobon decided to return to planet Jetter. At planet Wankoro, Mujoe obtained the unique item, but the Jetters appeared. Mujoe ordered Flame Bomber to attack, but Birdy decided to fight; then Shirobon challenged Flame Bomber. When Flame Bomber uses flame fire bomb, Shirobon counters with Burning fire bomb, and destroys Flame Bomber. After the duel, three Pteragodon emerge and chase Mujoe.|
|17||"Mermaid Bomber of Allure!"
"Miwaku no Māmeido Bonbā!" (魅惑のマーメイドボンバー!)
|January 22, 2003|
|Bongo and Gangu retire from Jetters, but their resignation letter was used by Dr. Ein for wiping his nose. Bongo and Gangu took on a delivery job and made it to Shout's noodle store, but neither Shirobon nor Shout notice their presence. Bongo and Gangu changed jobs, but they were still being ignored. Meanwhile, Mujoe received an assignment for finding a unique telescope. Mermaid Bomber uses her charm to enter the assignment. Mermaid Bomber was able to find the item. Bongo and Gangu delivered goods to Mujoe ordered by Mermaid Bomber using Mujoe's credit card. Then Bongo and Gangu notice the unique item. When Shirobon and Shout reunite with Bongo and Gangu, Shirobon and Shout said they never noticed the resignation letter. During the duel between Shirobon and Mermaid Bomber, Shirobon's fire bomb was ineffective against Mermaid Bomber's attacks.|
|18||"Sunrise Bomb of Friendship"
"Yūjō no Sanraizu Bomu" (友情のサンライズボム)
|January 29, 2003|
|19||"Max and White Bomber"
"Makkusu to Shirobon" (MAXとシロボン)
|February 5, 2003|
|20||"Plow! Grand Bomber!"
"Tagaya Seguran Bonbā!" (耕せグランボンバー!)
|February 12, 2003|
|21||"Duel At the Ancient Hot Spring Village!"
"Kodai Onsen Kyō no Kettō!" (古代溫泉鄉の決鬥!)
|February 19, 2003|
|22||"Mighty's Longest Day"
"Maiti no Ichiban Nagai Hi" (マイティの一番長い日)
|February 26, 2003|
"Shauto no Namida" (シャウトの淚)
|March 5, 2003|
|24||"Lightning Thunder Bomber!"
"Dendeki Sandā Bombā!" (電擊サンダーボンバー!)
|March 12, 2003|
|White Bomber joins the Hige-hige to see Max, who he thought was Mighty. He almost kills White Bomber, but Birdy saves him from Max's Hyper plasma bomb. White Bomber quit the Hige-hige.|
|25||"The Truth Revealed"
"Akasareta Shinjitsu" (明かされた真実)
|March 19, 2003|
"Boku ra Jettāzu!" (ボクらジェッターズ！)
|March 26, 2003|
|27||"The Convienent Functions of Gangu!"
"Kinō Benri Gangu!" (機能便利ガング！)
|April 2, 2003|
"Rūi to Ohanashi" (ルーイとおはなし)
|April 9, 2003|
|29||"Melody of the Large Planet"
"Ōki na Hoshi no Merodi" (大きな星のメロディ)
|April 16, 2003|
|30||"Curry and Prince"
"Karē to Oūji-sama" (カレーと王子様)
|April 23, 2003|
|31||"Misty's Big Campaign"
"Misuti Dai Sakusen" (ミスティ大作戦)
|April 30, 2003|
|32||"The Admirable White Bomber"
"Akogare Shirobon" (憧れのシロボン)
|May 7, 2003|
|33||"Aim the Bomb!"
"Ain de Bon!" (アインでボン！)
|May 14, 2003|
|34||"Intense Fighting! B-1 Grand Prix!!"
"Gekitō! Bī-Wan Guran Puri!!" (激闘！ B-1グランプリ！！)
|May 21, 2003|
|35||"B-1 Competition! The Burning Shirobon!"
"Bī-Wan Shōbu! Moeyo Shirobon!" (B-1勝負！ 燃えよシロボン！)
|May 28, 2003|
|36||"Close Encounter! Jetters 24 Hours"
"Mitchaku! Jettāzu Nijūyon-ji" (密着！ ジェッターズ24時)
|June 4, 2003|
"Yomigaeru Makkusu" (蘇るマックス)
|June 11, 2003|
|38||"Protecting the Great Invention"
"Dai Hatsumei wo Mamori Kire!" (大発明を守りきれ！)
|June 18, 2003|
|39||"Suspicious Health Check"
"Giwaku no Kenkōshinda" (疑惑の健康診断)
|June 25, 2003|
|40||"Coup d'etat Outbreak!"
"Kūdetā Boppatsu!" (クーデター勃発！)
|July 2, 2003|
|41||"New Life! Hige Hige Group of Darkness!"
"Shinsei! Yami no Higehige-dan" (新生！闇のヒゲヒゲ団)
|July 9, 2003|
|42||"Mujoe, Man's Salty Ramen"
"Mujō, Otoko no Shio Rāmen" (ムジョー、男の塩ラーメン)
|July 16, 2003|
"Totsunyū! Shunurubaruto" (突入！ シュヌルバルト)
|July 23, 2003|
|44||"Search for the Bomb Star!"
"Bomusutā o sagase!" (ボムスターを探せ！)
|July 30, 2003|
|45||"Zero and Shirobon"
"Zero to Shirobon" (ゼロとシロボン)
|August 6, 2003|
|46||"The Secret of the Bomb Crystal"
"Bomu Kurisutaru no Himitsu" (ボムクリスタルの秘密)
|August 13, 1003|
|47||"The Fearful Doctor MechaDoc"
"Sore wa Sore wa Okoroshī Mekādo" (それはそれは恐ろしいメカード)
|August 20, 2003|
|48||"Clash!? Jetter Star!"
"Gekitotsu!? Jettā Sei!" (激突！？ ジェッター星！)
|August 27, 2003|
"Shunurubaruto Dakkan!" (シュヌルバルト奪還！)
|September 3, 2003|
|50||"Unite! DarkForce Bombers!"
"Gattai! DākuFōsu Bonbā!" (合体！ ダークフォースボンバー！)
|September 10, 2003|
|Mechadoc uses the Combined Bomberman Machine on himself and the Proto-Maxes to create Dark Force Bomber, an angel-like bomber that uses a lazer-like bomb that shoots in all directions.|
|51||"The Last Day of Bomber Star!"
"Bonbā-boshi Saigo no hi!" (ボンバー星最後の日！)
|September 17, 2003|
"Susume! Jettāzu" (進め！ ジェッターズ)
|September 24, 2003|
- NAS webpage
- Bomberman Jetters (anime) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- Official TV Tokyo webpage
- Official Studio Deen webpage
(7/4/2001 - 9/25/2002)
|TV Tokyo Wednesday 18:30 Timeframe
(October 2, 2002 - September 24, 2003)
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(10/1/2003 - 9/29/2004)