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Kinnikuman


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Muscleman, Musculman
Japanese: キン肉マン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 137
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 1983 to Oct 1, 1986
Premiered: Spring 1983
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.331 (scored by 1,331 users)
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Ranked: #22372
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4648
Members: 4,335
Favorites: 45
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Episodes: /137
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Synopsis

Kinnikuman is a superhero... a bad one. The one day a person named Meat tells Kinnikuman that he is the prince of an alien planet. Kinnikuman must save the day numerous times fighting evil chiyojins and competing in tournaments to prove himself to his family and to gain respect and money.

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Staff

Shirato, Takeshi
Episode Director
Terada, Kenji
Script


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Kinnikuman Go Fight!" by Akira Kushida (eps 1-65)
#2: "Honoo no Kinnikuman (Blazing Kinnikuman)" by Akira Kushida (eps 66-124)
#3: "Kinnikuman Senpuu (Sensation)" by Akira Kushida (eps 125-137)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Niku 2x9 Rock 'n Roll" by Akira Kushida (eps 1-65)
#2: "Kinniku-Mambo" by Akira Kamiya (eps 66-96,107-124)
#3: "Kinnikuman Ondo" by Akira Kamiya & Minori Matsushima (eps 97-106)
#4: "Kinnikuman Club" by Akira Kamiya (eps 125-137)




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Jan 11, 2017
DiogoAttitude (All reviews)
Ah Kinnikuman. One of the pioneers of modern Shonen anime. It makes me sad that series like these are barely recognisable outside Japan, and mainstream anime like nowadays don't captive me as much as 80's animes (Hokuto no Ken, Kinnikuman, City Hunter, Otokojuku, etc). At least the sequel Kinnikuman Nisei, also known in the west as Ultimate Muscle, gained more attention. So without further ado, let me give my opinion on the classic Kinnikuman.

Story: 8/10
The story is simple. Suguru Kinniku, known as Kinnikuman (Muscleman in english) is the son of the king and queen of Planet Kinniku, and heir to the throne. When he read more

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