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Monster Rancher 

Monster Farm: Enbanseki no himitsu (original title)
Genki is a young teen boy who gets zapped into an alternate world called Monster Rancher (Monster Farm in the Japanese version) where he must stop the evil Moo which can only be done by ... See full summary »
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 Genki / ... (73 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Mocchi / ... (73 episodes, 1999-2001)
Scott McNeil ...
 Suezo / ... (73 episodes, 1999-2001)
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...
 Holly (73 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Tiger of the Wind / ... (69 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Hare / ... (66 episodes, 1999-2001)
Paul Dobson ...
 Moo / ... (57 episodes, 1999-2001)
Richard Newman ...
 Golem / ... (40 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 General Durahan / ... (34 episodes, 1999-2001)
Doc Harris ...
 Golem / ... (32 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Tournament Announcer / ... (30 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Genki is a young teen boy who gets zapped into an alternate world called Monster Rancher (Monster Farm in the Japanese version) where he must stop the evil Moo which can only be done by reviving the Phoenix, along his journey he befriends new Monsters and a girl named Holly.

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Monsters Rule!


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TV-Y7
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30 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

There was a third season which aired in Japan (where the show was produced), and was dubbed into English but did not air in the USA. It did air in Canada, the UK and Australia/NZ. All 3 seasons were dubbed in Fench, German, and Portuguese and aired in France, Germany, and Brazil respectively. See more »

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Referenced in Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (2000) See more »

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Tada Sugiyuku Tameni
by Takashi Utsunomiya (ED)
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cool show

I remember this show. I liked it. Compared to other anime out there, it may not seem like much, but I find it to be an entertaining adventure story nevertheless. At the time, I also liked Pokemon and Digimon, but I remember thinking this show was better than both of them. True, the monster designs are a lot more plain than either show, but I still liked this show the best for some reason. When it aired on FOX Family, I was disappointed to see that only 26 episodes were dubbed, but later on in the year they ended up being there, which made me very happy. What surprised me was that the show started out kind of kiddy, but it actually gets darker and more emotional as it goes on. My only regret is that I never got to see the third season. But, anyway, I'd recommend it.

My favorite characters were Hare and Suezo, they were funny, haha!


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