Midori no Makibao


Green Makibao

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Incredible Race Horse
Japanese: みどりのマキバオー
English: Green Makibao
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 61
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 9, 1996 to Jul 12, 1997
Premiered: Spring 1996
Broadcast: Saturdays at 06:30 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: RacingRacing
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 7.051 (scored by 990990 users)
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Ranked: #39472
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Popularity: #10854
Members: 2,194
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Synopsis

Midori Makibao is a small white racehorse. Compared to other thoroughbred horses, he looks more like a donkey with wide nostrils; however, with his guts and speed as his weapon, Makibao wins in every big race.

In the beginning of his career, Makibao had a trouble making his debut as a racehorse, because of his appearance and various disadvantages he had. But Makibao had reasons to overcome his difficulties; there was a lifelong rival horse called Superhorse Cascade, that Makibao needed to defeat. Plus, he was determined to win back his mother, a horse that had been taken away for pay back the debt on the farm.

There are many hardships that Makibao has to overcome, but he thrives in the series of races to become a great racehorse.

(Source: pierrot.jp)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Midori Makibao

Main
Inuyama, Inuko
Japanese

Cascade

Supporting
Genda, Tesshou
Japanese

Iitomi

Supporting
Takayama, Minami
Japanese

Iitomi, Masatora

Supporting
Iizuka, Shouzou
Japanese

Iitomi, Genjirou

Supporting
Ogata, Kenichi
Japanese

Honda, Rei

Supporting
Shiratori, Yuri
Japanese

Yamamoto, Kansuke

Supporting
Sakurai, Toshiharu
Japanese

Chuu, Hyoue

Supporting
Chiba, Shigeru
Japanese

Midoriko

Supporting
Arima, Mizuka
Japanese

Saegusa, Tomonori

Supporting
Ishida, Akira
Japanese

Staff

Abe, Noriyuki
Director, Episode Director
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Episode Director
Date, Hayato
Episode Director
Hashimoto, Mitsuo
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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"Hashire Makibao (Gen Kyoku "Hashire Koutarou") (走れマキバオー(原曲「走れコウタロー」))" by Tatsuya Aoshima, 前田伸夫, F Map, Masaharu Miyake, Kenji Fukui
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Ending Theme

"Tottemo Uma Nami (とってもウマナミ)" by Men's 5




Reviews

Jun 8, 2015
Makibao is a shonen anime dedicated for kids and preteens. However,be sure to watch makibao alone because of the show's nude art. I enjoyed watching this as a kid. I gave it an 8 because of the good story.

The story was great. A typical underdog character that works hard to succeed his dreams of meeting a beloved one. The story consists of more on comedy than drama.

The art was a little bit shocking. WIKIPEDIA confirmed that this is a shone anime but yet the main character, Makibao , is practically showing his pubes. Maybe the art is designed with naturalsm.
The art is depicted with a ...

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