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Synonyms: The Gourmet
Japanese: 美味しんぼ


Type: TV
Episodes: 136
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 17, 1988 to Mar 17, 1992
Premiered: Fall 1988
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Asahi
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.851 (scored by 626626 users)
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Ranked: #46352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8833
Members: 3,688
Favorites: 22


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Characters & Voice Actors


Takeuchi, Yoshio
Urakami, Yasuo
Sound Director
Mizushima, Tsutomu
Episode Director, Storyboard, Production Manager, Color Setting
Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "You (Where Are You?)" by Megumi Yuuki (結城めぐみ) (eps 1-23)
2: "Dang Dang Ki ni Naru! (Dang Dang 気になる!)" by Yuma Nakamura (eps 24-136)

Ending Theme

1: "Two of Us" by Megumi Yuuki (結城めぐみ) (eps 1-23)
2: "Line" by Yuma Nakamura (eps 24-136)

Sep 21, 2021
It was ... One of the best anime I have ever watched. It was beautiful. I didn't waste any second on this anime. The perfect series. It has a great vibe. The characters are wonderfully written. The music is atmospheric and fits perfectly with the entire anime. The line is very pretty. I fell in love with this anime from the very first episode. I have nothing to complain about. It is very underrated and not very popular. More people should see about it because it's great. I recommend everyone to watch this ...

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May 29, 2:08 AM
Wrong Episodes Count ?
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Is there any way to watch the full anime? YouTube has a lot of Missing Episodes.
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