Salaryman Kintarou

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Japanese: サラリーマン金太郎


Type: TV
Episodes: 20
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 18, 2001 to Mar 18, 2001
Premiered: Winter 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: JCF
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.411 (scored by 32163,216 users)
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Ranked: #21242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6190
Members: 10,110
Favorites: 38

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The story follows Kintaro, former leader of a widely feared and respected biker gang, who decides that its time to "straighten out" and become a "salaryman" since his wife died and he has to take care of his young son.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Momoda, Hideo
Assistant Producer
Katsumata, Tomoharu
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Yamayoshi, Yasuo
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Jikuu ~Toki no Sora~" by Yumi Matsuzawa

Ending Theme

"Heaven ~Boku no Naka no Tengoku~" by Norishige Takahashi


Jun 20, 2012
Firstly, this anime is not for everybody, this is a Seinen,and a real one, this is not only about Blood and more blood, like everybody thinks a Seinen must have. This is the story of a simple man, an amazing man fighting for survive and for a better life to his family. It sounds kind of heroic, but it's exactly like that.

If you have watched GTO, and you've liked it, you'll love this one. I'll analyze some parts:


The story is amazing, you'll like every single part of it, because you have a lot of stories in it. You only can watch the businessman story, the ...
Dec 5, 2007
Mixed Feelings
Salaryman Kintaro tells the story of a former bike gang leader entering society as a businessman, starting from bellow his charismatic personality quickly creates bonds of respect and admiration with co-workers and important figures in the bureaucratic world. Honest, straightforward and always true to his nature he dashes through his career raising fast and steady.
His personality clashes with several individuals and the few who don't sympathize with his nature in a corrupt bureaucratic world create many obstacles he needs to face.
The story is about morals and how a single man can raise through hard work in a field hes inexperienced, features some comic ...
Dec 5, 2018
Preliminary (13/20 eps)
Salaryman Kintarou is legitimately one of the worst anime I have seen so far in my life

The premise is interesting enough as it showcases Kintarou a former gangster turned salaryman trying to survive with his son after losing his wife in an environment he isn't used to . His extremely honest personality initially rubs the higher ups and his colleagues in his work place the wrong way until they see the light and realize how their quality of life is bettered once they become more honest with themselves as well

That sounds kinda cool right? But guess what it isn't

Why? Because Kintarou is loved by EVERYONE ...

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