Golgo 13

Golgo 13: The Professional

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Synonyms: Golgo 13: The Professional
Japanese: ゴルゴ13
English: Golgo 13: The Professional
German: Golgo 13: The Professional
French: Golgo 13: the Professional
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 28, 1983
Producers: Streamline Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.781 (scored by 78637,863 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #51342
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4883
Members: 18,656
Favorites: 63


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After assassinating the son of business tycoon Leonard Dawson, Golgo 13 finds himself prey to the CIA and the U.S. Army, whom Dawson has personally hired to kill the assassin. As days pass by, Dawson slowly loses his sanity as he continues to plot every attempt to kill Golgo 13 even without caring about who hired the assassin to kill his son.

(Source: ANN)


Golgo 13: The Professional was one of the first anime to incorporate 3D computer graphics—a relatively new technology at the time.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Togo, Duke

Sagawa, Tetsurou

Dawson, Leonard

Naya, Gorou


Aono, Takeshi


Shima, Shunsuke

Bragan, Lt. Bob

Tomita, Kousei




Senda, Mitsuo

General T. Jefferson

Kobayashi, Kiyoshi


Kitamura, Kouichi


Takizawa, Kumiko


Macek, Carl
Producer, ADR Director
Fujioka, Yutaka
Dezaki, Osamu
Director, Storyboard
Tsuno, Gouji
Theme Song Composition


Opening Theme

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"Pray for You (プレイ・フォー・ユー)" by Cindy Wood

Ending Theme

"Golgo 13 and I (ゴルゴ13 and I)" by Cindy Wood


Nov 17, 2023
This movie was released in 1983 and is still enjoyable to watch today. Although the story in "Golgo 13" is simple and predictable, it has some mystery that keeps you guessing about the main villain until the end. The animation style creates a sophisticated feel, even though it's not actually sophisticated. However, the characters are not well-developed, making it hard to connect with them.

The movie's biggest flaw is its poorly developed-characters. Despite this, the mature themes presented in the movie make it realistic and relatable to real-life scenarios. If you don't enjoy realistic anime, then this movie is not for you.

The animation is typical ...
Mar 21, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Golgo 13: The Professional.

To me, its was The Eighties: The Anime.

Golgo 13, an assassin who lives by a samurai code and never breaks his word, shoots his way through a Sicilian mafia and uncovers that a mysterious organisation is trying to put him 6 feet into the ground. He's a mix of James Bond and Agent 47, which makes him even more badass.

This movie has all the action you could wish for, and more. He pulls off seemingly impossible shots with his rifle, gets into fistfights with special forces and extremely sinister villains, engages in high speed car chases where he drifts round the ...
Nov 22, 2021
*review contains minor spoilers, but it doesn't matter because the movie sucks*

This movie started off as something great. The directing, the shot composition, and the art itself all being excellent. The first 20 minutes of this movie is a solid 8 or 9, and then the integrity of the script starts to crumble almost immidiately.

I'm always put off when a stoic character like Golgo or Max Payne shacks up with someone they've just met, it always seemed to me as if they were betraying their character. So, as you could imagine, it always perplexed me whenever one of the 'once every five second' sex scenes ...

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