YAT Anshin! Luxury Space Tours (YAT安心!宇宙旅行 ,YAT Anshin! Uchū Ryokō) is an anime series produced by Group TAC. It aired on NHK in Japan from
October 5, 1996 to September 27, 1997; a second series aired from April
11, 1998 to October 3, 1998. The show has also been aired in Singapore,
Spain, Mexico, Israel, The Philippines, Indonesia and Peru, and despite
it's large North Americian Fanbase, there's no plans to realese an English
Dub as of 2009, 11 years after the final episode aired in Japan.
The human civilization has taken gigantic steps in the conquest of the
space. For 15 years, with the creation of the three-dimensional Tunnel,
they can travel to any Galaxy in the universe.“The Gentleman of the Cosmos”
is the company that manages the three-dimensional tunnel and dominates
organizes the trips. Many companies follow ahead. One of those small companies
is YAT (“Yamamoto Anshin Travel”), commanded by Yamamoto, and his beautiful
daughter Katsura, her foreign pet lizard Bucky who is the mascot of the
company, the robot, Kanabe who navigates and Utchi, the extraterrestrial
pilot, and Goro Hoshiwatari, an adolescent who has left his home to travel
by the space and to find the whereabouts of his father, who disappeared
15 years ago during the explosion of the main transporting center of the
three-dimensional Tunnel that he created. Goro fell in love with Katsura,
and becomes the YAT mechanic/Janitor after an accident that he was responsible
for, so he tags along to pay for the damage, As well to find his father.
But to find his father will not be his only problem, since Kanea, a young
lady who’s mother is the owner of “the Gentleman of the Cosmos”, is in
love with him. In addition, Kanea’s mother had a mysterious and conflicting
past with Yamamoto.
Goro Hoshiwatari:（星渡ゴロー, CV:くまいもとこ） Protagonist of the series. He works in YAT to clear
off damage costs he had inadvertently caused for the company. Like many
shounen heroes, Goro is very brave and has an innate sense of righteousness,
along with his longstanding goal of searching for his missing father. He's
bossed around by Kaoru for the majority of the series, while he has a deep
crush on his daughter Katsura.
Katsura Tenjoin:（天上院桂, CV:椎名へきる） Kaoru's Adopted Daughter. She is sweet and affectionate,
but she instinctively defends herself with martial arts whenever she feels
in danger. She is a cheerful girl all round and it often rubs off on other
people, regardless of their mood. She has some unique paranormal abilities
that complement her skills in fighting.
Kaoru Yamamoto:（ヤマモトカオル, CV:梁田清之） Director of YAT and captain of the YAT Dove. Considered
an old wolf of space, he was a pirate who was feared by all until he retired.
He's very ambitious and egoistic, and organizes trips to cheap destinies.
Despite his grumpy personality,he has a good heart. He devotes much of
his life to his beloved daughter Katsura.
Uchie:（ウッチー, CV:鈴木勝美） The Pilot of the YAT ship who dreams about having his
own ride. Although a sensible person, he is easily depressed. He has the
ability to change his appearance or impersonate people, regardless of their
gender. He has solved problems for Goro and Katsura, which reflects his
Kanabe:（カナビー, CV:山口勝平） The navigator of the YAT ship. Although the tours rely on his skills, the ship sometimes arrives at unexpected destinations. While clearly a robot, he has displayed various emotions, although much of it in seemingly pointless arguments with Uchie.
Bucky:（ブッキー, CV:三田ゆう子） Mascot of the company and apparently Katsura's pet, although
many people are scared of its mean appearance.
【上記引用参考参照（Quotation from） Wikipedia 2009.03.13】