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Golden Kamuy


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ゴールデンカムイ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2018 to Jun 25, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Geno Studio
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.701 (scored by 24,808 users)
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Ranked: #11012
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Popularity: #1159
Members: 74,019
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Synopsis

In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed "Sugimoto the Immortal" during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. During his hunt of gold, he finds hints of a hidden stash of gold by corrupt criminals. Partnering with an Ainu girl that saves his life from the harsh climates of the north, they venture into a survival adventure to race against the criminals that seek the hidden stash.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Nanba, Hitoshi
Director
MAN WITH A MISSION
Theme Song Performance
Fukunaga, Gen
Executive Producer
Suehiro, Kenichiro
Music


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"Winding Road" by MAN WITH A MISSION

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"Hibana" by THE SIXTH LIE




More reviewsReviews

Jun 25, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
Watching Golden Kamuy made me realize how amazing a series is when it’s anchored so firmly to the concepts of war and survival. Even though it has an archaic feel, this anime convinced me that there’s hope for more great historical fiction tales. I say this honestly as someone who isn’t a big fan of historical fiction. On my first viewing, it was incredibly easily to dive into the show as we meet Sugimoto, a survivor of the Russo-Japanese war. It shouldn’t take long for fans to realize what they’re in stored for and I’m talking about a story that is much deeper than war read more
Jun 25, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
At the time of this review, the series has been greenlit for Season 2 this Fall, and I could not be more than happy for a continuation of the series! But what all the hoopla, what is this series actually about?

Golden Kamuy (in Ainu language: Golden Gods) is more than just the typical action-adventure anime like so many others out there. It's fun, great and enjoyable for many reasons, to the point where it’s proof that we want at least a 2nd (to 3rd if possible) season to continue the series (if possible).

The story goes of the 20th century Russo-Japanese war, centered in the city read more
Jun 25, 2018
dadnaya (All reviews)
Just because the setting isn't highschool doesn't make the anime automatically good.
Golden Kamuy is a combination of a National Geographic/History channel program about the Ainu and rush for gold.

Before the Spring2018 began, I had gone over the trailers of the shows to air this season.
Golden Kamuy presented a nice cast of voice actors I like, an era around 1900, guns, wolves and rush for gold.
Sounds like a pretty solid action anime.

Now, I can't deny that Golden Kamuy had some sweet action, but unfortunately, both the action and the story took a backseat to the "Ainu culture".
I don't know, after watching most of the show, people read more
Jun 25, 2018
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Rarely do we get action-adventure stories with as much depth and intrigue as Golden Kamuy. Made all the more fascinating by it’s setting, a period of Japan’s history not often explored in anime. What sets it apart from other historical post-war stories is the focus given to the Ainu; a marginalized group of indigenous Japanese people that I’m willing to bet most of us hadn’t even heard of until this series.

While Golden Kamuy tells an action-packed treasure hunting story, it deftly weaves in an unflinching portrayal of Ainu culture. The in-depth detail that the culture is shown in is likely thanks to the Ainu read more

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Recent News

Second Season of 'Golden Kamuy' Announced for Fall 2018

Second Season of 'Golden Kamuy' Announced for Fall 2018

The final episode of the Golden Kamuy anime aired on June 25 ended with an announcement that a second season of the series is in production. The new season will air ...read more

Manga 'Golden Kamuy' Bundles OVA

Manga 'Golden Kamuy' Bundles OVA

This year's 24th issue of Young Jump magazine has announced that an OVA will be bundled with the 15th volume of Golden Kamuy manga releasing on June 19. It will...read more


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