Distributor: Bandai Entertainment
© 1998 Yohitomi Akihito/Mediaworks/PROJECT EAT-MAN '98
Bolt Crank is a mercenary, but he’s no ordinary man. He’s gifted with the ability to eat metal objects. Later, he can produce these items from his right hand, as the need arises. Bolt is the strong silent type—he doesn’t say much and prefers to let his actions speak for themselves.
TV Series: 12 episodes
Average Ratings: 59
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 6
"...although Eat Man '98 is distinctive, it's also uneven, rather strange, and probably not worth more than a glance for most people."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 2 (out of 5)
"... these ambitious, mostly successful and multi-episode stories are very watchable. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
"Eat-Man '98 hits you upside the head with a couple of curve balls that you couldn't possibly have anticipated."
Anime News Network (Paul Chapman) - B-
"If you're looking for something offbeat with great voice acting and a gorgeous video transfer, this set is a bargain."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - A
"...ironically funny, and creatively crazy enough to be satisfying."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B+
"I could nitpick things here and there that bugged me, but I can't find the will to do so, because I still liked EATMAN '98."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B