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UPDATE (6/13): Added info about the OVA launching today.



It’s time for a very unlikely Captain to take over your screen, because Crunchyroll is about to add The Irresponsible Captain Tylor TV anime to its catalog! The series goes live today in the United States and Canada starting at 3:00pm Pacific Time, so clear your schedule and get ready to spend some time with one of the most rag-tag crews in the galaxy.


The OVA is set to follow on June 13 at 3:00pm PT.


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Here are all the details on this fantastic series, which first debuted in 1993 and is based on the series of novels by Hitoshi Yoshioka:


The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

Launch Time: June 6 at 3:00pm PT

Territories: United States, Canada


Synopsis (via RightStuf):


Justy Ueki Tylor had his life all planned out: join the military, get a cushy desk job, and then retire with a big fat pension check. The perfect plan…until he wandered into a hostage situation and somehow managed to save an Admiral!


Now Tylor, a man who wouldn’t know what discipline was if it bit him in the backside, has been made Captain of the space cruiser Soyokaze! The crew of this run–down ship is the craziest, rag–tag team of misfits you’re ever likely to see, and they’re not too fond of their complacent new leader. But they had better learn to work together, because they’re about to go head to head with the mighty Raalgon Empire! For better or for worse, the Earth’s fate has been placed in the hands of a man who’s either a total idiot, or an absolute genius…



Also available on Crunchyroll is 2017 spinoff The Irresponsible Galaxy Tylor.




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.