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Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad 

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Koyuki meets the guitarist, Ryuske, and discovers a love and talent for music.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tomohisa Asô Tomohisa Asô ...  Beck 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Taliesin Jaffe ...  Keith / ... 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Jamie McGonnigal Jamie McGonnigal ...  Yoshito 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Shintarô Oohata Shintarô Oohata ...  Chiba 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Miho Saiki Miho Saiki ...  Minami Maho 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Greg Ayres ...  Koyuki / ... 25 episodes, 2004-2005
Christopher Sabat ...  Preview Narrator 25 episodes, 2004-2005
Eric Vale ...  Minami Ryuusuke 25 episodes, 2004-2005
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Koyuki meets the guitarist, Ryuske, and discovers a love and talent for music.

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The time for legends. See more »


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Japan

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26 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad See more »

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Madhouse See more »
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(26 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

The series and manga has no affiliation with Beck Hansen, who simply goes by Beck. The subtitle "Mongolian Chop Squad" is used to distinguish itself from the Grammy Award-winning musician. See more »

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Featured in AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Moon on the Water
(Second ending theme - episodes #21-25)
Performed by sowelu
Lyrics by Tôru Hidaka
Music and arrangement by BEAT CRUSADERS
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I'm too old to like this show but I really do.
8 March 2007 | by eephus-1See all my reviews

It's a classic story of a young group forming a band and wanting fame.

But it's much more. The music is great and the characters are very likable.

It's also an interesting look at the life of a teenager fitting into his culture/social environment in Japan.

When I was in my teens I had a dream of being in a successful band, and now being close to 50 BECK is a fun flashback as to what it might be like.

The pace of the series is slow, the story could have been told easily in half the number of episodes. it may take 5 or 6 to get you hooked. But the slow pace really adds to the texture of the story.

I do hope a DVD of the series is planned.

As a life long resident of Seattle the final episode is a real treat.


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