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Golgo 13 (TV)


Alternative Titles

English: Golgo 13
Japanese: ゴルゴ13

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2008 to Mar 28, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.601 (scored by 5,843 users)
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Ranked: #13192
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Popularity: #2331
Members: 22,095
Favorites: 149
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Synopsis

Golgo 13 is not his real name. Then again, neither is Duke Togo, Tadashi Togo, or any number of the aliases he goes by. A man of mystery, not even the world’s most prominent intelligence agencies can determine who Golgo really is, or just where he came from. But all agree that his skills are nothing short of legendary.

Armed with a custom M16, Golgo is willing to take any job for any agency, from the FBI to the KGB. He has completed every contract he has ever taken and will work for anyone who can meet his price. He is both the greatest weapon and the greatest threat to any nation; no one is safe once they are in Golgo’s sights.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Togo, Duke
Main
Tachi, Hiroshi
Japanese
Sheriff
Supporting
Wakamoto, Norio
Japanese
Campos, Jose
Supporting
Yara, Yuusaku
Japanese
Coleman, Ted
Supporting
Kuroda, Takaya
Japanese
Charlie
Supporting
Oota, Tetsuharu
Japanese
Mikhail
Supporting
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Japanese
Howard, Michael
Supporting
Souma, Yukito
Japanese
Perriand, Sara
Supporting
Nakamura, Chie
Japanese
Kaiser
Supporting
Kayumi, Iemasa
Japanese
AX-3
Supporting

Staff

Yamamoto, Mataichirou
Producer
Koyama, Satoru
Sound Director
Suzuki, Kenichi
Episode Director
Kawagoe, Jun
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Take the Wave" by Naifu (eps 1-25)
#2: "So Faraway" by Pinc Inc. (eps 26-50)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Glass Highway (ガラスのハイウェイ)" by Doa (eps 01-12)
#2: "Yume no Hitotsu (夢のひとつ)" by Garnet Crow (eps 13-25)
#3: "Sono Hohoemi yo Eien ni (その笑顔よ 永遠に)" by Kitahara Aiko (eps 26-38)
#4: "Mou Kimi wo Hitori ni Sasenai (もう君をひとりにさせない)" by Yuuka Saegusa (eps 39-50)



More reviewsReviews

Jul 18, 2008
Verdict (All reviews)
As I finally came across the entire subtitled series, it is time to update the review I posted quite some time ago.

To start with, this is an anime that gives off an oldschool-ish feeling and that is to be expected, since the manga started publishing about 40 years ago. The drawing style clearly shows it: all characters have very serious and rough faces, showing each and every wrinkle. The scenery is quite good. Even though it might lack detail, it clearly isn't the type you would shove off as a picture-based-and-streched-over-the-horizon background.

There are no major problems with the sound either. At first it might read more
Nov 13, 2010
Paski (All reviews)
Well the Final Episode has finally been subbed, so it feels like time for a full review. Welcome to Golgo 13, The epitome of anime manliness. A masterful sniper who can take out any target, from nearly any distance with a single shot.

Story: 6

Each episode is non-sequential, and has no bearing on future or previous episodes so you can essentially watch the episodes in no particular order and have more or less the same enjoyment. Each episode begins with Duke Togo aka Golgo 13, receiving a request to kill a target, and the rest of the episode usually involves Golgo 13 undertaking some read more
Jul 6, 2016
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Golgo 13 is an ongoing manga written by Saito Takao. A really long running manga at that. It started in 1968. It wasn't until 2008-2009 that it finally got a proper anime adaptation, although it got an OVA in 1998 and an anime film in 1983. The fifty episode series was handled by The Answer Studio, which I don't believe I've ever seen anything else by them. So, after a forty year wait is this anime any good?

Story:

Golgo 13 is one of those series without a major narrative. It's episodic with none of the episodes really affecting what comes after. You could actually watch them read more
Apr 8, 2014
THEAnimeHERO (All reviews)
If you don't mind a MANLY episodic anime then it should be a badass experience. Golgo 13 follows the many assignments of the assassin Golgo 13 aka Duke Togo. This series is "character heavy" meaning don't expect any huge arcs or some sort of masterpiece but instead we have episodes where we learn about the lead character. Much of the appeal of this show is Golgo & his mysterious motives. While his origin remains a secret to this day we do learn a bit about him as he is committed to his employment; displaying various traits on what it means to be a coldhearted assassin. read more

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