Sakigake!! Cromartie Koukou

Cromartie High School

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Synonyms: Sakigake!! Cromartie Koukou
Japanese: 魁!! クロマティ高校
English: Cromartie High School
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2003 to Mar 26, 2004
Premiered: Fall 2003
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo Music
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: DelinquentsDelinquents, Gag HumorGag Humor, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 11 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.891 (scored by 5373353,733 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7662
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1590
Members: 137,262
Favorites: 1,625

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Takashi Kamiyama is your typical mild-mannered high school student—polite, aloof, and pacifistic, with a slightly above-average IQ. But would your average high school student really enroll himself at the infamous Cromartie High School, known as a breeding ground for the toughest delinquents out there?

Apparently so, as that is exactly what Takashi does, though for reasons he'd rather leave unmentioned. However, one thing is for sure: the "hard-boiled rabbit in a den full of hungry lions" is never going to have another dull day. And how could he, now that he's surrounded by mohawked punks, obnoxious robots, and... gorillas? And was that Freddie Mercury riding a horse down the corridor? Follow Takashi as he earnestly dedicates his new high school life to better his school's reputation while his classmates are hellbent on wreaking havoc.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kobayashi, Noriko
Sakurai, Hiroaki
Director, Storyboard
Moriwaki, Makoto
Episode Director
Imaishi, Hiroyuki


Opening Theme

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"Jun" By Takuro Yoshida

Ending Theme

1: "Trust Me" by Kunio Suma [Bikyoran]
2: "Cromartie Koukou Kouka (クロマティ高校校歌)" by Sunplaza Nakano (eps (eps, 19, 23))


Jun 20, 2023
This show is so goddamn funny and clever that it saddens me that more people haven't seen it. I would highly recommend watching it because its really good. The only reason why you shouldn't watch it is if you are somehow not a fan of comedy.

Visuals - This show has what would technically be considered bad animation. Instead of actually walking across the screen or face each other when talking, characters slide and bounce across the screen and character models are enlarged to show who is talking. Though this may seem somewhat lazy in something else, here it just adds to the comedy. Think about ...
Aug 23, 2022
Mixed Feelings
I think some parts were pretty funny, but some episodes are fillers straight retarded. If a few words, this anime had too many extra episodes. Now, if the director would've cut some episodes you would've had a fine comedy.

I voted 7 because some parts were hilarious but I firmly believe this anime is average and just for the boiss.

There's a robot in the anime and everyone thinks the robot is like a human and some episodes were specifically about the robot in action scenes and some other boring asf stuff where nothing really happens and you are supposed to laugh for any ridiculous reaction of ...
Feb 18, 2018
Long story short it is a great comedy, but terrible anime.

For ones who are interested in more details... I propose to think what makes a good comedy anime, good? Your innate answer would be
jokes, and essentially you are absolutely right in your thoughts, but aside from that the comedy ANIME just like all other genres needs to fit in strict time limitations, provide good visuals, have a good sound work etc. Which were the breaking point of this show in my opinion.

So let's go through all of them step by step:

Story - 1:
Whereas story in purely comedy show is not essential, i think that ...

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