Advance Guard from Another World
Advanced Guard From Another World
Outlaw Star episode
English Title Advance Guard from Another World
Japanese Title "Isei Yori no Senpei" (異星よりの尖兵)
Writer Hajime Yatate
Director Mitsuru Hongo
US Airdate January 31, 2001
Japanese Airdate April 2, 1998
Previous Episode "Mortal Combat with the El Dorado"
Next Episode "Final Countdown"

"Advance Guard from Another World" is the thirteenth episode of Outlaw Star. The episode aired April 2, 1998 on TV Tokyo in Japan and January 31, 2001 on Toonami in North America.


Gene and Jim set up a business on Heifong, and the crew members take on various jobs around the city, which all come together in a confrontation with a mind-controlling cactus and its giant insect servant.


  • Gene's coffee mug has "Made in Locust" inscribed on the bottom. The phrase can be spotted when he takes a drink from it and throws it at Gilliam II.