Viewtiful Joe

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Alternative Titles

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

Information

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
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.741 (scored by 42464,246 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #49192
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5242
Members: 10,293
Favorites: 31

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Synopsis

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.

Background

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

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Ishiyama, Takaaki
Director, Script
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Tamagawa, Makoto
Episode Director, Storyboard
Capcom
Original Creator


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Opening Theme

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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
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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



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.

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