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Golden Boy: Sasurai no o-benkyô yarô 

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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hilarious
2 August 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Simply put, there are two parts of this series that made me cry till my eyes fell out. First: The part where he was set to wash the toilet, but ended up drinking the toilet water while imagining it was the hot director giving him a golden shower!!! (I laughed so hard!)

Second: The part where he tried to prove worthy of a swimming school instructor. He seemed like a pro diving in, but as expected, he couldn't swim (proper at least^^). However the funny part of this was when he finally reached the end and said "how was that" or something. That was so friggin hilarious, I couldn't stop laughing.

If you get the chance to see this anime series, I strongly recommend it. One of the best I've seen.

Definitely the funniest!


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