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Golden Boy


Alternative Titles

English: Golden Boy
Japanese: ゴールデンボーイ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 27, 1995 to Jun 28, 1996
Producers: KSS, Shueisha
Studios: APPP
Source: Manga
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 8.051 (scored by 69,926 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #4682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #479
Members: 112,882
Favorites: 1,721
8.05
Ranked #468Popularity #479Members 112,882
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Episodes: /6

Synopsis

Kintarou Ooe is a specialist in part-time work, riding all over the highways and byways of Japan on his trusty steed, the Mikazuki 5, and finding employment wherever he can. His adventures bring him knowledge and experience that can't be taught in a classroom, from political corruption to the delicacy of a young woman's heart. With nothing but the open road before him—not to mention the many beautiful women along the way—Kintarou pursues his spirit of education while attempting to hold down his various odd jobs, however undignified they may be. As he learns from each task he takes on, who knows what could happen? He might even be able to save the world one day. One thing is for sure—this will all be very educational!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ooe, Kintarou
Ooe, Kintarou
Main
Iwata, Mitsuo
Japanese
Iwata, Mitsuo
Madame President
Madame President
Supporting
Tsuru, Hiromi
Japanese
Tsuru, Hiromi
Terayama, Reiko
Terayama, Reiko
Supporting
Tamagawa, Sakiko
Japanese
Tamagawa, Sakiko
Hayami, Ayuko
Hayami, Ayuko
Supporting
Inoue, Kikuko
Japanese
Inoue, Kikuko

Staff

Greenfield, Matt
Greenfield, Matt
Producer, Script, ADR Director
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Theme Song Lyrics
Kikuchi, Yasuhito
Kikuchi, Yasuhito
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director
Iso, Mitsuo
Iso, Mitsuo
Key Animation


Edit Opening Theme

"Opening" by Joyo Katayanagi

Edit Ending Theme

"Study A Go! Go!" by Golden Girls, Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Saito Kanji, and Tadamisu Hiro.




More reviewsReviews

Hush
Jul 6, 2007
Golden Boy is about a twenty five year old guy, named Kintaro, who had completed all credits for college but dropped out right before graduation. He has decided to study all he can learn about life. He now specializes himself in day-dreaming, temporary part time jobs dealing with different areas of interest, and lets not forget, beautiful girls. Kintaro travels on his trusty pink bicycle, keeping notes about what he learns about life in his notebook, and living his life in the happiest of ways. Kintaro is a very caring guy, always trying to help out and learn new things from different people. Even though read more
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realanimefan
Jul 13, 2007
Golden Boy anime review by realanimefan.

First of all, you have to be a little open minded if you want to fully enjoy this story. Second be prepared for some perverted moments. Third, if you\'ve overcome the first two get ready to laugh your butt OFF!!!!


Guys might enjoy this series a lot more than women would, and i being a guy of course enjoyed, no loved this anime series. I found it hilarous and entertaining. The main character Kintaro Oe is one of my favorite anime guys of all time, he seems to be able to say or do the things that all guys think or read more
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Chucri_Benz
Aug 21, 2015
[b]Golden Boy[/b]
Golden Boy is a great classic and i thought that i wouldn't like it for some reason, i didn't have high expectation for this to be a masterpiece but it isn't because is too short and at least should be like Kyo Kara Ore Wa with 10 eps. of 40 min. each, but because i really was hooked to this and never got bored i think it's a great anime overall.

[b][u]Story[/u][/b]
I think there's no story more than, Kintaro Oe left University before he graduated with all merits and being the best student, but he decided to study in the school of life, by working read more
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lawlmartz
Sep 7, 2016
"Kintaro Ooe - age 25. He withdrew from Tokyo University law school, but only after he'd completed all the requirements for graduation. Ever since, he's traveled the highways and byways of Japan, trying out new jobs and positions and learning about life to the fullest. Striving ahead on his bicycle, the Mikazuki-5, he continues forward, seeking his destiny. And who knows? perhaps he's destined to save the Japanese animation industry, or even the world! Or maybe not."

Well, that was educational.

Kintaro Ooe- Goofy, clumsy, idiot, complete moron, incorrigible pervert, and endlessly entertaining protagonist. You know, Kintaro sounds a lot like きんたま, or kintama- which means read more
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