Gokudou-kun Manyuuki


Gokudo

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Alternative Titles

English: Gokudo
Synonyms: Gokudo-kun Manyuki, Jester the Adventurer
Japanese: ゴクドーくん漫遊記

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 1999 to Sep 24, 1999
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Fridays at 18:30 (JST)
Producers: SoftX
Studios: Trans Arts
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.491 (scored by 47214,721 users)
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Ranked: #16012
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Popularity: #4319
Members: 12,180
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Synopsis

It all starts when Gokudou steals a pouch from a fortuneteller, thinking that it contains a gem. Instead, it turns out to be a rock, from which emerges Djinn. The genie grants Gokudou the standard three wishes, but our anti-hero doesn't think heavily about his wishes. Gokudou does get his wishes, though not exactly in the fashion that he expected. The best thing he gets out of his wishes is Honou no Maken, a magical sword that enables its owner to do fire attacks and it can be summoned from anywhere in the world.

Even with an enchanted sword, Gokudou doesn't get much respect. He gets turned into a woman by Djinn, who is also a shapeshifter. He is followed by Rubette La Late, a potential love interest who is more interested in adventure, karaoke and outperforming Gokudou. He gets whapped on the head a lot, especially by the fortuneteller who reappears throughout the series just to plague Gokudou it seems. Later in the series, he gets another sidekick, a former evil magician named Prince, who is more handsome and a better womanizer than Gokudou.

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Staff

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Episode Director, Storyboard
Fuseki, Kazunobu
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Sokuza, Makoto
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Opening Theme

"Prism" by Baiser
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Ending Theme

#1: "Wake Up!" by Chisato (eps 1-19)
#2: "Silent Moon" by Ellemo (eps 20-26)



Jul 21, 2008
JTurner (All reviews)
As a 26-episode fantasy comedy Anime series, Gokudo is outrageously wacky, offbeat, and howlingly hilarious, crammed to the bone with more laughs than one would expect. If there were any title to rival Slayers for its humor and zaniness, Gokudo would be a worthy candidate, in that it refuses to take itself seriously while moving along at a zippy, roller coaster pace.

The title character of this tale is the most unlikely kind of hero anyone would ever want to meet--he's selfish, greedy, obnoxious, and has only two goals on his mind: money and hot babes! Gokudo is unabashedly an anti-hero, all right, and so read more
Oct 19, 2008
yomoma976 (All reviews)
I really enjoyed this anime! i don't normally laugh at animes but this one was truly hilarious the main character is so evil that hes good if you like evil main characters u will surely enjoy this anime! i would definetly check it out!
Jul 2, 2016
YouAreMySquishy (All reviews)
The trouble is he's crazy!
The trouble is he drinks!
The trouble is he's lazy!
The trouble is he stinks!

The trouble is he's growing!
The trouble is he's grown!
Gokudo, we've got problems of our own!

Although this review will have noticeable personal bias, I would like to review one of my personal favorite anime, Gokudou-kun Manyuuki, as an out there comedy focusing around the hero/villain in the title.

Score Synopsis:
Story - 4
Art - 6
Sound - 6
Character - 10
Enjoyment - 8
Overall - 34/5 = 6.8 = 7

Story - 4
Okay, fine, I'll admit it: there really is no plot to this story. A good alternative title for this anime would be "The read more
Aug 13, 2019
Cynic_Kun (All reviews)
An anti hero steals a magic rock from an old witch. Turns out that magic rock contains a genie, and Gokudou, the main character, has three wishes. But. The show isn't about wishes or genies. Its about adventure.

This anime became my instant favorite. It's really funny, and isn't afraid of taking itself not seriously and being just full on goofy, instead of trying to mix a bunch of genres to be original or whatever.

The story is really fun. it feels like you're playing DND with your friends, really fun to follow and find out what happens next. It actually makes you wanna see the read more

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