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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:
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 Additional Voices / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Kintaro Oe (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Doug Smith ...
 Kintaro Oe (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Narrator (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Tristan MacAvery ...
 Additional Voices / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Narrator / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Madame President / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Allison Keith ...
 Naoko Katsuda / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kim Sevier ...
 Noriko / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 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: Doomed Megalopolis Part 1 (2011) See more »

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This is one of the funniest anime series ever!

I am a woman, and I found Golden boy to be absolutely hilarious. I guess I could be offended by the fact that most of the female characters are portrayed as scantily-clad sex objects, but men could be just as offended by the main male character, Kintaro, who makes all men seem like sex-crazy dorks. Just don't take the show too seriously. It does have a lot of animated nudity and dirty sex jokes, so don't watch it if that type of thing offends you. Also, I suggest watching it in the english dub rather than subtitled, because the english voice of Kintaro is much funnier than the japanese voice.


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