Boukensha: The Man Was from Spain

Christopher Columbus

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Synonyms: Christopher Columbus: The Commemorative Series, Boukensha: The Man Was from Spain
English: Christopher Columbus
German: Christoph Columbus
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 28, 1992 to Mar 30, 1993
Premiered: Fall 1992
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Other
Genre: AdventureAdventure
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.221 (scored by 476476 users)
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Ranked: #83612
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Popularity: #12429
Members: 1,421
Favorites: 1

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Christopher Columbus is a man of strong will. His life is full of drama.

Born in Genoa, he realizes his dream of becoming a sailor, dares to search for a new route, and finally reaches his goal, discovering a new land in the process.

Sometimes in desperation, sometimes in excitement, his experiences are truly extraordinary.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kurokawa, Fumio
Asami, Takashi
Episode Director
Furukawa, Masami
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nakanishi, Ryuuzou


Opening Theme

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"Sailing My Way (セイリング・マイ・ウェイ)" by Ryuun Nagai

Ending Theme

"Kimi yo, Tsuyoku Nare (君よ, 強くなれ)" by Ryuun Nagai


Jul 29, 2023
Preliminary (3/26 eps)
I wasn't expecting much when I stumbled upon this anime, but I'm pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable it is. I know the man himself is a controversial figure, and rightly so for starting the series of inquisitions of the natives on the western hemisphere, but while the humanization is a bit weird and propaganda-like, I think it successfully does its job at building character, at least while he's still young. It honestly gives me nostalgia for Liberty's Kids, and the at-times awkward dubbing makes the show pretty funny (I'd like to know who voiced young Columbus). The music is also really catchy, especially the theme ...
Sep 5, 2017
Mixed Feelings
This is the story of Christopher Columbus whom we all know as the discoverer of Red-indians land. But unlike other historical anime, it failed greatly and disappointed me.

From the beginning of the story Christopher's character showed to be rebellious and ambitious. In particular stubborn. He showed to be obsessive to the fact that he forgot his first wife Philippa and son Deago for his passion. Even after knowing his wife's condition he leaves her to meet king for his permission and while he is there she dies. Within a year or so he loves another woman and says all the beautiful words which ...

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