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Golden Boy 

Golden Boy: Sasurai no o-benkyô yarô (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy | TV Series (1995– )
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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 ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Doug Smith ...  Kintaro Oe 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Matt Greenfield ...  Additional Voices / ... 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Mitsuo Iwata ...  Kintaro Oe 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Gorô Naya ...  Narrator 5 episodes, 1995-1996
Tristan MacAvery ...  Additional Voices / ... 4 episodes, 1995-1996
Charles C. Campbell ...  Narrator / ... 4 episodes, 1995-1996
Tiffany Grant ...  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 Curtis Billings ...  Animator B / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Marcie Corder Marcie Corder ...  Maid / ... 2 episodes, 1995-1996
Erin Roseaire Erin Roseaire ...  Colorist / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Jason Lee Jason Lee ...  Narrator / ... 2 episodes, 1995
Andy Orjuela Andy Orjuela ...  Additional Voices 2 episodes, 1995
Sue Ulu ...  Ayuko Hayami 2 episodes, 1996
Laura Chapman Laura Chapman ...  Reiko Terayama 2 episodes, 1996
Lorraine Reyes Lorraine Reyes ...  Additional Voices / ... 2 episodes, 1995
Carol Amerson ...  Yuka Kanzaki 2 episodes, 1995-1996
Dan Rockwell Dan Rockwell ...  Additional Voices 2 episodes, 1995
Mika Kanai Mika Kanai ...  Chie / ... 2 episodes, 1995-1996
Hajime Koseki Hajime Koseki ...  Sakata / ... 2 episodes, 1995
Yôsuke Akimoto Yôsuke Akimoto ...  Boss / ... 2 episodes, 1995-1996
Sakiko Tamagawa Sakiko Tamagawa ...  Reiko Terayama 2 episodes, 1996
Ken'ichi Ogata 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 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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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

27 October 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Golden Boy See more »

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Production Co:

A.P.P.P., KSS, Shueisha See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a manga series by Tatsuya Egawa. See more »

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 »

Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Devil Hunter Yohko, Part III (2012) See more »

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Solid comedy
22 June 2003 | by Rirath_comSee 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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