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: 7.421 (scored by 30273,027 users)
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Ranked: #19692
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Popularity: #5912
Members: 9,311
Favorites: 35

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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


Yamayoshi, Yasuo
Episode Director
Tomita, Sukehiro


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 ...
Jul 26, 2014
This is a hidden Seinen gem.
It's one of those series that stuns you with an incredible balance between drama and ambitions, and it feels deeply rooted and natural, just what you want from a Senien show.
Kintaro is as good as a main character could get. It's incredible to watch how his aura and ideals affect all other characters around him, and how that affects his life and career in Yamato construction in the most unpredictable ways.
The plot is unfortunately only 20 episodes long, but it's very well written and all episodes are connected nicely. You're gonna love all the original characters Kintaro meets along his ...
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 ...

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