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Viewtiful Joe

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Beautiful Joe
Japanese: ビューティフル ジョー


Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2004 to Sep 24, 2005
Premiered: Fall 2004
Broadcast: Saturdays at 07:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, MediaNet, Capcom
Studios: Group TAC
Source: Game
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.861 (scored by 3,024 users)
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Ranked: #40542
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4183
Members: 6,948
Favorites: 26
Ranked #4054Popularity #4183Members 6,948
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Joe, a red-headed movie buff, and Silvia, his girlfriend, are having a bit of relationship trouble. Silvia feels that Joe is taking her for-granted and wants to do something together for once, so Joe decides to take her to see an old action movie featuring his favorite hero, Captain Blue. What started out as a cute movie date takes a turn for the worst when Silvia is pulled into the movie by the leader of the evil organization, Jado.

Joe follows her into the mysterious "Movieland," and is granted a powerful device known as a V-Watch by Captain Blue himself. With it, he transforms into the action hero named "Viewtiful Joe" and goes off to rescue his girlfriend before she can be used by Jado to take over the world. It's a long road to go from average Joe to full-blown hero, but he'll give it his all to save both his girl and the world—and he'll do it in the most "view-ti-ful" way possible.


Viewtiful Joe is an adaptation of a video game of the same title created by CAPCOM.

Characters & Voice Actors


Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Buchholz, Bob
ADR Director

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#1: "Brighter side" by SaGa
#2: "Brighter Side V. 2" by SaGa
#3: "Brighter Side V.3" by SaGa
#4: "Spirit Awake" by SaGa

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "And you" by SaGa
#2: "And you V.2" by SaGa
#3: "Shangri La Village" by Amasia Landscape
#4: "Tougenkyou" by Amasia Landscape

More reviewsReviews

Sep 1, 2012
Schwarz_Bruder (All reviews)
The anime as a whole is more or less true to the game it was based off, most people regard it as an anime/children's cartoon and this is true in some regards, I liked the anime out of sentimental reasons and because the morals were just out there having to deal with life and being a hero, you get to the point where you root for Joe and get a laugh or two but also realize that he's just a dude trying to rescue his girl with his own twist.
Jan 29, 2018
Heartborg (All reviews)
La serie no es tan mala, será cliché, tonta e infantil, pero no se toma muy en serio y no resultó ser pretenciosa y super dramática, solo lo vi como disfrute y por algunas otras cosas que tiene y que no resultan tan típicas y su soundtrack pegadizo. Le hubiera puesto un 7 o un 8, pero su animación no era la gran cosa y tenía bajones un tanto feos (aunque los diseños son fieles al juego), el desarrollo de personajes no fue muy grande, el final fue un tanto deus ex maquina, aunque no es terrible (solo promedio) aunque no todas las peleas de read more


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