Ganbare Genki

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Synonyms: Forza Sugar, Genki The Boy Champ, Go For It! Genki
Japanese: がんばれ元気


Type: TV
Episodes: 35
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 16, 1980 to Apr 1, 1981
Premiered: Summer 1980
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, ShounenShounen, SportsSports
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.331 (scored by 439439 users)
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Ranked: #22302
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Popularity: #9261
Members: 1,977
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Horiguchi Genki was 5 years old boy. His mother died when he was born, and he was raised only by his father. His father, Shark Horiguchi, was a professional boxer, but he was ruined and become an itinerant boxer. However, Genki believed his father was strong and he would become a champion, and he had a dream to become a strong boxer as his father.
After his father’s death, he was adopted by his grandparents. Although they opposed Genki boxing, Genki made up his mind to become a boxer, and he continued training secretly. Meeting with various people, for example, Teacher Ashikiwa who resembles his mother, Mishima who is a high school boxing champion, he made his way to be a boxer.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Director, Episode Director
Ozeki, Masayuki
Episode Director
Ooseki, Masayuki
Episode Director
Koorogi '73
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

"Kaze ni nare!" by Kinya Hori

Ending Theme

"Masshiro na Ringu e" by Kinya Hori

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