Yugo the Negotiator
Distributor: ADV Films
© 2004 Yugo Production Committee / Kids Station
Beppu Yugo is one of the world's finest private negotiators. His mastery of multiple languages, psychology, and his iron will set him apart from others in his trade. He has a proven track record of successful negotiations in tense situations where most others fail. Now the negotiator's skills will be put to the ultimate test as he goes up against fundamentalist terrorists in Pakistan.
TV Series: 13 episodes
Average Ratings: 69
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 11
Vol. 1 - "...offers up mature, detailed, and reasonably good-looking entertainment about the intricacies of an especially dangerous job."
Anime News Network (Theron Martin) - B
Vol. 1 - "...not the kind of show that will get widespread appeal. Unfortunately." (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Anime on DVD
Vol. 1 - "...definitely a different style of anime than a lot of what's currently on the market." (Todd Douglass Jr.) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Todd Douglass Jr.) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "...the start of something new: a dramatic anime that relies on reality rather than fantasy." (Brett Cullum) - 88 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Brett Cullum) - 94 (out of 100)
"An unusual drama that makes good use of its non-Japanese settings to create engaging stories. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Jeremy A Beard) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "YUGO can tell any story it wants, but I would have been far more impressed if it didn't typecast its Muslim roles."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B