Ranked #946


Alternative Titles

English: Toriko
Synonyms: Toriko (2011), Toriko (TV), Toriko x One Piece Collabo Special
Japanese: トリコ


Type: TV
Episodes: 147
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2011 to Mar 30, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.741 (scored by 13,284 users)
Ranked: #9462
Popularity: #997
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In the world where the taste and texture of food are very important there is Toriko, a hunter of precious foods regularly hired by restaurants and the rich. A man with inhuman skills to capture the ferocious, evasive and rare animals to complete his ultimate dinner course and then the chef Komatsu, his current accomplice: a weak timid person who was inspired by Toriko's greatness and accompanies him on all his journeys on his quest for the course of his life.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Okiayu, Ryotaro
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Matsuda, Kenji
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Sakurai, Takahiro
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Iwata, Mitsuo
Iwata, Mitsuo


Jouno, Masato
Jouno, Masato
Sakai, Munehisa
Sakai, Munehisa
Episode Director
Shimizu, Junji
Shimizu, Junji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ishiguro, Megumu
Ishiguro, Megumu
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(147/147)

Episode Title Aired
1 Landing, Gourmet Island! The Gourmet Hunter Toriko Appears!
Jouriku, Gourmet no Shima! Bishoku-ya Toriko Arawaru! (上陸、グルメの島! 美食屋トリコ現る!)
Apr 3, 2011
2 The Undiscovered Giant Beast! Toriko, Capture a Gararagator!
Hikyou no Kyojuu! Toriko, Gararawani wo Hokaku Seyo! (秘境の巨獣! トリコ、ガララワニを捕獲せよ!)
Apr 10, 2011
3 The Well Mellowed 7-Colored Fruit Juice! Pick the Rainbow Fruit!
Houjun Naru Nanairo no Kajuu! Niji no Mi wo Tore! (芳醇なる七色の果汁! 虹の実をとれ!)
Apr 17, 2011
4 Prepare It! The Poisonous Puffer Whale! The Heavenly King Coco Appears!
Sabake Moudoku Fugu Kujira! Shitennou Koko Toujou! (さばけ猛毒フグ鯨! 四天王ココ登場!)
Apr 24, 2011
5 The Deadly Cave Battle! Fire, Five-Fold Spiked Punch!
Doukutsu no Shitou! Ute, Go Ren Kugi Panch! (洞窟の死闘! 打て、5連釘パンチ!)
May 1, 2011

Opening Theme

#1: "Guts Guts!! (ガツガツ!!)" by Akira Kushida (eps 1-98)
#2: "Go Shock My Way!! (豪食マイウェイ!!)" by Akira Kushida (eps 99-)

Ending Theme

#01: "Satisfaction" by F.T Island (eps 1-25)
#02: "DELI-DELI☆DELICIOUS" by Sea☆A (eps 26-38)
#03: "Sabrina (サブリナ)" by Leo Ieiri (eps 39-50)
#04: "Love Chase" by Tomohisa Yamashita (eps 52-62)
#05: "Samba de Toriko!!! (サンバ de トリコ!!!)" by Hyadain (eps 63-75)
#06: "Lovely Fruit" by Nana Mizuki (eps 76-87)
#07: "Niji (虹)" by JUN SKY WALKER(S) (eps 88-98)
#08: "Akai Kutsu (赤い靴)" by Salley (100-111)
#09: "Tautology (トートロジー)" by The Dresscodes (112-123)
#10: "Believe in Yourself!" by palet (eps 124-135)
#11: "Mega Lover (メガラバ)" by Rurika Yokoyama (横山ルリカ) (eps 136-???)

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Jul 10, 2015
How do you completely ruin a manga adaptation? Well, it looks like the creators of this anime have the right answer, because like they did their best to make this anime fail.
I mean, let's talk about it for a moment, what didn't they do?
Filler Characters: they added unnecessary filler characters and changed the storyline sometimes so the filler character could play a role in canon episodes. Why would anyone even do that?
Not enough?
Well, they also made sure to censor all the blood, I mean, almost getting killed and yet just having a few scratches is just natural!
Wait, still not enough for you?
Toriko smokes in the read more
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Apr 12, 2011
"Cooking is as masculine as judo, kickboxing or tae kwan do. Anyone can fight but it takes a special man to craft the perfect Bolognese sauce"
Quoted from a manly midget chef...

You know the first thing that crossed my mind when I read that quote was covering a cow with ketchup then proceed to pound the cow into bolognese sauce.
Im just kidding of course, that isn't call MANLY... that's called animal abuse...

So chances are if you stumble upon this anime, you're not watching it just to fill up your boring life with some boring junk. No.. You hunt for exotic food on a daily basis. read more
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Aug 27, 2013
Warning: This is edited review after completing the series. My rating for this anime is based on comparison with other shounen for the sake of getting relatively more objective. In case you want to know how Toriko can be compared with all the anime out there, drop 2 points from each rating, its overall score is 6 (fine), above avarage but not great.

Toriko falls to shounen anime, which are generally very popular and most people outside Japan learn anime by watching shounen. However, although Toriko is on par with other successful shounen, it is not as popular as Naruto, Bleach, Fairy Tail or ohers. Main read more
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Apr 27, 2014
WARNING: Anime doesn't cover all of the manga. Toriko is a series where MANLY MEN have gritty fights against villains & monsters for the sake of heroism & food.

Many people have told me how much they hated the anime & prefer reading its manga, which is fine but I'm here to give my honest opinions about the animes pros & cons.

Toriko's concept is one of hunting & cooking where our heroes "The 4 Heavenly Kings" (Toriko, Coco, Sunny & Zebra) explore the unknown lands of the Gourmet Age where exotic food stimulates power resulting into a war which purpose is to obtain "GOD"; the read more
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The concept of hunting for exotic food instantly reminded me of Hunter x Hunter, although it was only mentioned in a few episodes in this series. 
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Both of the main characters like to punch the shit out of animals and then eat them. 
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