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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
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.291 (scored by 101 users)
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Ranked: #68122
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Popularity: #9017
Members: 976
Favorites: 3
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Characters & Voice Actors


Takeuchi, Yoshio
Urakami, Yasuo
Sound Director
Mizushima, Tsutomu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Sugishima, Kunihisa
Episode Director

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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)

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

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Feb 27, 2012
darkdestinyhero (All reviews)
I really don't know where to begin with this anime. To begin with there are several quite noticeable problems arising within the first few minutes of watching this anime. I will try and keep calm and give my review of this anime to spare anyone of wasting they're precious time that they could spend watching paint dry. First of all no one likes food critics to begin with and somehow the producers actually had the courage to produce this? I applaud them for they're bravery if nothing else. Second of all the food looked like something an inexperienced cook at taco bell made, and that's read more


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