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Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Gosenzosama Banbanzai!
Japanese: 御先祖様万々歳!

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 5, 1989 to Jan 25, 1990
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.321 (scored by 472 users)
Ranked: #21702
Popularity: #5358
Members: 1,607
Favorites: 9
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Synopsis

The Yomota family is small and typical: father Kinekuni (42), mother Tamiko (38), and son Inumaru (17). One day, a beautiful girl appears at their front door, calling herself "Maroko Yomota," granddaughter of Inumaru who travels back in time with a time machine to visit her ancestors. Even with Tamiko's strong objection, Kinekuni and Inumaru welcome her to stay with them, and the structure of a happy family has begun to collapse.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yomota, Inumaru
Yomota, Inumaru
Main
Furukawa, Toshio
Japanese
Furukawa, Toshio
Yomota, Maroko
Yomota, Maroko
Main
Katsuki, Masako
Japanese
Katsuki, Masako
Yomota, Kinekuni
Yomota, Kinekuni
Main
Ogata, Kenichi
Japanese
Ogata, Kenichi
Yomota, Tamiko
Yomota, Tamiko
Main
Washio, Machiko
Japanese
Washio, Machiko

Staff

Oshii, Mamoru
Oshii, Mamoru
Director, Script, Original Creator
Kawai, Kenji
Kawai, Kenji
Music
Iso, Mitsuo
Iso, Mitsuo
Key Animation
Ohira, Shinya
Ohira, Shinya
Key Animation

More episodes Episodes(0/6)

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Opening Theme

"Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai! (御先祖様万々歳!)" by Yumi Kojima

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Kenji_The_Engi
Aug 3, 2015
Gosenzosama Banbanzai is by far one of the most unorthodox anime I have ever experienced, it breaks the conventional methods of storytelling we commonly see in anime for something much more unique and experimental. The entire story is told in the style of a theatrical play filled with asides, monologues, and backgrounds that rise and fall like props on a stage.

The anime begins by following the peculiar life of a seventeen year old boy named Inumaru who lives with his mother and father, he wants to get out of the house to experience life but at the same time is too scared of society read more
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