Cinderella Boy

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Japanese: シンデレラボーイ


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 24, 2003 to Sep 16, 2003
Premiered: Summer 2003
Broadcast: Saturdays at Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Magic Bus
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.301 (scored by 26362,636 users)
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Ranked: #74742
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Popularity: #6511
Members: 6,773
Favorites: 8

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Ranma and his partner Rera run a detective agency in Giraffe City. An arranged accident leaves Rera and Ranma in an unfortunate state where the two detectives swap bodies at the stroke of midnight. With Ranma dissapearing and the beautiful Rera appearing.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Son, Tai Jin



Hori, Junko



Opening Theme

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"Cinderella Boy" by DOMINO88

Ending Theme

"Out of Eden" by TAKAKO

Jan 15, 2015
rafi160 (All reviews)
Ranma(Broke Detective) and Rella(Rich, Bored Thrill Seeker) run a R&R detective agency to solve mysteries, crimes and lost pets. One night while breaking in to a Mafia Boss casino and being chased down a broken highway road they get into a accident which changes their lives. Dr. Grimm who find them uses their bodies has a experiment for his future idea of saving the earth. Thus both Rama & Rella are unified in one body & at the stroke of midnight one will vanish and the other will takeover. Viewers will witness the history and relationship of Ranma & Rella while they go on there read more
May 17, 2018
THEAnimeHERO (All reviews)
If you ever wanted to see a more romantic team up of Lupin & Fujiko, then this anime is the closest you’re gonna get.

Cinderella Boy is sort of a mix of Lupin the 3rd, Birdy the Mighty, Baron Ashura & Ranma 1/2. From Monkey Punch, the creator of Lupin the 3rd , brings a really odd idea for a story. Originally made as a one shot manga in 1980, Cinderella boy is about a pair of private detectives; Ranma & Rella. What makes it akin to Lupin are the obvious character designs and the similarities stop there. The characters don’t have much in common with read more
Jul 4, 2021
Zanryu1337 (All reviews)
Cinderella Boy is average in many things. And it is a quintessential anime for it's time (early 2000s). From the art, the sound and the background, it just screams late 90's / early 2000s.

But to start of: Cinderella Boy is a series made out of a 1980 one-shot by Monkey Punch, author of Lupin III. And the style of the characters is very reminiscent of that. Especially the male lead, Ranma, has a very goofy side to his movements. The female lead, Rella, on the other hand doesn't bring very much to the table.
Together they're flung into an incident which alters their bodies to fuse read more

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