Ranked #2413

Monkey Punch: Manga Katsudou Daishashin

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mankatsu
Japanese: モンキー・パンチ 漫画活動大写真


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2004 to Jun 25, 2005
Duration: 50 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
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Score: 7.231 (scored by 195 users)
Ranked: #24132
Popularity: #6739
Members: 595
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A TV series from Monkey Punch with a 1-hour premiere episode. Mankatsu will feature standard "Monkey characters" and ecchi-gags found in all Monkey Punch series.


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Ooga, Shunji
Ooga, Shunji
Shimizu, Youji
Shimizu, Youji
Sound Director
Monkey Punch
Monkey Punch
Original Creator
Shiina, Keita
Shiina, Keita

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Opening Theme

"I get lost in your eyes" by Toku

Ending Theme

"Last Dance wa Watashi ni (ラストダンスは私に)" by Fubuki Koshiji

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Apr 19, 2014 8:52 AM
Funny stories including crime, sex, samurai, spies, detectives, assassins, shady persons, con men, crazy scientists and other fun stuff? This is the not very known Anime Mankatsu or Monkey Punch Manga Katsudou Dai Shashin in its long title.

As a little disclaimer: If you don't like Ecchi stay away from this. This Anime is filled with very explicit content and full of gags related to this matter.

Regarding the appearance of Lupin the III and his gang: Yes in every episode we have some short gags with Lupin the III and a few cameos in the stories. But all of them are - mute - and read more
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Anime: Masuda Kousuke Gekijou Gag Manga Biyori
If you're into comedic series that are nothing but a couple of separate short stories per episode, both series are a must. A fair word of warning though, as they also both contain some pretty suggestive humor, Mankatsu more so than Gag Manga Biyori. However, if you liked the one, you're surely gonna enjoy the other.  
reportRecommended by Geckogirl191
Anime: Lupin III
Both are Monkey Punch's works, and have the same feeling to them.
The Lupin characters appear many times in the Mankatsu shorts. 
reportRecommended by RenaPsychoKiller
Anime: Lupin III: Episode 0 'First Contact'
Made by the same people and have lots of similar ideas: style of animation, plot lines, atmosphere, sense of humor and etc. In every mankatsu series there are short parts abut Lupin and his friends. If You liked Mankatsu watch Lupin the III movies, specials, OVAs and tv series, if you like Lupin watch Mankatsu. You wont regret. 
reportRecommended by fiord-nord
Anime: Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
It's a comedy that makes fun of various stereotypes concerning Japan and Japanese. 
reportRecommended by Amelanche

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