Overman King Gainer

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Japanese: オーバーマン キングゲイナー


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 7, 2002 to Mar 22, 2003
Premiered: Fall 2002
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: WOWOW
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.081 (scored by 41744,174 users)
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Ranked: #39612
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Popularity: #5602
Members: 13,841
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Sometime in the distant future, mankind is forced to live in domed cities while the rest of the world is left to recover from years of environmental hardships. In the Siberian Dome-polis, professional gamer Gainer Sanga and mercenary Gain Bijou commandeer an Overman and lead a mass exodus out of the city.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Original Creator
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Yamamoto, Yuusuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Miyaji, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"King Gainer Over!" by Yoshiki Fukuyama

Ending Theme

"Can You Feel My Soul" by Himitsugakudan Maboroshi


Apr 23, 2010
Overman King Gainer can be called a "Happy Tomino" show, meaning that it falls in the same line as L-Gaim, ZZ Gundam and Xabungle rather than his more depressing works like Victory Gundam, The Ideon and Zeta Gundam.

It's also really good fun. The plot doesn't make a great deal of sense but you are OK with this really because it may as well be a series of exciting mecha fights interspersed with comedy moments. There's an overarching arc about a world-destroying monster robot but really it's quite slight and the focus is instead on the awkward main character growing up and becoming a man by ...
Jan 22, 2008
Before I begin this review, it needs to be noted that I got into this show because of the opening which is in my opinion the best opening in an anime ever.

Story: While the plot of the show is a good one, the biggest flaw in this show is jumping around in the plot, it leaves you to guess what is going on most of the time, for example missing a key part of a fight, or a new power introduced.

Art: Being the background is just white with snow most of the time the foreground and characters look very good, while a little lazy it ...
Mar 6, 2021
Preliminary (2/26 eps)
Non-stop nonsense

It looked pretty cool from a few clips i had seen from it, so i decided to sit down and watch it. But I couldn't even get past the third episode before i almost had a headache from confusion. First of all, the pacing is just ABSURD, it's a full 26 episode season, but things go so fast it's half a season worth of story in the first two episodes, and it just throws new names and concepts at you without explanation. What is a "bachclone" or "exodus" or "five wise men".

Characters don't act like characters. It feels like an alien wrote how the ...

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