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The Big O
The following are
facts relating to
The Big O
Actor Allusion: Roger's first lines in the episode "Leviathan?" "I'd say you have the wrong guy; I'm not exactly a bounty hunter."
Anime First: Anime -> Manga -> Second season. As a result, some ideas from the (considerably darker) manga end up in the second season.
The second season was then followed up by more Manga (unreleased in the US), with the purpose of tying up the manga continuity with the previously aired season.
Hey, It's That Voice!
In the English dub:
In the original Japanese:
Keep Circulating The Tapes - Rescued: The rights to Big O were left hanging when Bandai Entertainment halted DVD production. Fortunately, Sunrise started auctioning their Bandai-owned shows to other distributers. As noted on the main page, Big O ended up in the hands of Sentai Filmworks.
No Export for You: The second season has seen no release in European territories, and probably never will since Beez Entertainment has gone the route of its parent company and stopped distributing animé titles.
The Other Darrin: In the English dub of Season 2, Alan Oppenheimer replaced Milton James as the voice of Norman.
Phoenix Wright looks similar to Roger Smith, except with a blue suit.
The series has been featured in a few Super Robot Wars games. Namely Z and Z2