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Golden Boy 

Golden Boy: Sasurai no o-benkyô yarô (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy | TV Series (1995– )
Golden Boy is the story of Kintaro Oe, a twenty-five-year-old in pursuit of life's lessons. A brilliant student, he dropped out of Tokyo Universiy's law program because he had had mastered ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Matt Greenfield ...
 Additional Voices / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Mitsuo Iwata ...
 Kintaro Oe (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Doug Smith ...
 Kintaro Oe (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Gorô Naya ...
 Narrator (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Tristan MacAvery ...
 Additional Voices / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 Narrator / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 Madame President / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Allison Keith ...
 Naoko Katsuda / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kim Sevier ...
 Noriko / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Amanda Winn Lee ...
 Additional Voices / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kikuko Inoue ...
 Ayuko Hayami / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Curtis Billings ...
 Animator B / ... (2 episodes, 1996)
Marcie Corder ...
 Maid / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Erin Roseaire ...
 Colorist / ... (2 episodes, 1996)
Jason Lee ...
 Narrator / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
Andy Orjuela ...
 Additional Voices (2 episodes, 1995)
Sue Ulu ...
 Ayuko Hayami (2 episodes, 1996)
Laura Chapman ...
 Reiko Terayama (2 episodes, 1996)
Lorraine Reyes ...
 Additional Voices / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
Carol Amerson ...
 Yuka Kanzaki (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dan Rockwell ...
 Additional Voices (2 episodes, 1995)
Mika Kanai ...
 Chie / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Hajime Koseki ...
 Sakata / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
Yôsuke Akimoto ...
 Boss / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Sakiko Tamagawa ...
 Reiko Terayama (2 episodes, 1996)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
 Animator D / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Madame President (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Yûko Minaguchi ...
 Naoko Katsuda (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Yuri Shiratori ...
 Noriko (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Tatsuya Egawa ...
 Tatsuya Engawa / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Yuka Koyama ...
 Yuka Kanzaki (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Golden Boy is the story of Kintaro Oe, a twenty-five-year-old in pursuit of life's lessons. A brilliant student, he dropped out of Tokyo Universiy's law program because he had had mastered the entire curriculum. Now he lives a simple life, traveling on his bicycle and working numerous part-time jobs ranging from software companies to noodle restaurants in order to learn everything that he can about the world. Although he's a kind and giving person, Kintaro's only weakness lies in his lust for beautiful women. However, as long as he can control himself, he may just manage to save the day, and win a few hearts in the process. Written by Anonymous

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Animation | Comedy

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1.33 : 1
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits of every episode, after the music stops, we hear a girl say something in Japanese. It translates to "Is the music first?". See more »

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Referenced in Anime Abandon: Psychic Wars (2011) See more »

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Solid comedy
22 June 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Believe me when I say this show is just plain hilarious. The basic story is about Kintaro Oe who travels from town to town taking part time jobs, chasing women, and learning all he can about life. Kintaro has to be one of the easiest to relate to characters ever made. He takes everything to the extreme, and it's just laugh out loud funny every time. From his constant never ending quest to study life, to tiny things he instantly blows up into life or death matters.

One of the funniest things about this show is simply Kintaro's constantly extremely over the top expressions and reactions. He spends a great amount of time in various super deformed modes like Dragon Half or Trigun. Other times in less then 0.1 seconds his face will turn not just serious, but manga-fighter-style life or death expressions like a weight lifter trying to benchpress a new record. It's hilarious.

If that wasn't enough, the writing is superb and the english voice acting couldn't possibly be better. Kintaro's English VA is just perfect and will have you rolling around when he's not even really saying anything. The one thing to mention though is this is without a doubt an Ecchi series. It practically defines the word. If you're an adult anime fan who can get a laugh out of movies like American Pie, you'll love this.

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