Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

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Synonyms: Boboboobo Boobobo, Bo-Bobo, Boboboubo Boubobo
Japanese: ボボボーボ・ボーボボ
English: Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 76
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 8, 2003 to Oct 15, 2005
Premiered: Fall 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Gag HumorGag Humor
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.481 (scored by 3797437,974 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #17692
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2063
Members: 90,245
Favorites: 1,049

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In a futuristic world, the Maruhage Empire is a militant organization out to steal everyone's hair, and thus their freedom. But a brave man with an afro of gold and nose hairs of steel stands up against their tyranny. Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, trained in the ways of hair, rescues a teenager named Beauty from the grunts of the Maruhage Empire. Together, they start on a journey to defeat Emperor Tsuru Tsurulina IV. As Bo-bobo meets new friends and battles foes along the way, so too does he begin his quest to save all the hairs of the world!

Light-hearted and comical, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo details a wacky adventure in which Bo-bobo and his companions fight all sorts of villains and deviants within the Maruhage Empire, all the while having a fun and exciting adventure.

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Opening Theme

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1: "Wild Challenger" by Jindou (eps 1-32)
2: "Baka Survivor (Stupid Survivor)" by Ulfuls (eps 33-76)

Ending Theme

1: "Shiawase (Happiness)" by Mani Laba (eps 1-19)
2: "Kirai Tune (Hate Tune)" by FREENOTE (eps 20-32)
3: "H.P.S.J." by MihimaruGT (eps 33-76)

Dec 21, 2007
This anime is crazy. But thats why you have to love it. It is pretty much a gag on all other anime out there. Pulling jokes on everything

Most of the time this anime doesnt make sense. And the ultimate story is pretty stupid. but like I said it suppose to be. Its like Scrubs to ER...or better example Reno 911 to COPS.

Its inane, everything in it is for pure humor. Its not suppose to make sense. So don't judge it by its lame art story and characters. Because thats how its suppose to be.

I really thought the ending was something...completely must watch to find ...
Apr 10, 2010
Here is what bobobo is.

a strange show following a gang of fighters rebeling against an tyranical army attempting to rid the world of hair. The characters are armed with the powers of nose hair, jelly, gas and lots of other things. there is very little sense to be had. Almost every main character acts in strange ways with even stranger powers.

If that sounds good to you then give it a watch. Its a hilarious and imaginative show.
If not then don't watch it. It will give you headaches trying to stick with it.

nothing too revolutionary in terms of art and sound but nothing that will ...
Apr 7, 2015
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo is about accepting yourself as you are. The Hair Hunters represent the pressure of the societal norms and other people's expectations of you. By giving in, you become a sad bald man; Bo-bobo is a shining example of being true to yourself.
Nose hair stands for everything that is deemed disgusting by society, but is still an important part of ourselves. By using his nose hair as a fighting tool against the Hair Hunters, Bo-bobo demonstrates acknowledging your faults and turning them into advantages. Great anime, great message, 10/10.

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