Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa
Mr. Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues
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Alternative Titles

English: Mr. Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues
Synonyms: Middle Manager Tonegawa
Japanese: 中間管理録トネガワ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2018 to Dec 26, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, ParodyParody, PsychologicalPsychological, DramaDrama, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.141 (scored by 68586,858 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #29922
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2860
Members: 27,008
Favorites: 63
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Synopsis

Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa is a spin-off of the Kaiji series, which follows Tonegawa, the right hand man of Kazutaka Hyoudou, the president of the Teiai Corporation and owner of numerous gambling tournaments. After Hyoudou is getting bored with his life, he orders Tonegawa to organize a so called "game of death" as it is his and his subordinate's job to keep the president in a good mood. Tonegawa must cooperate with his subordinates in order to make the president happy and what follows is a humorous story of his interactions with his subordinates and other characters of the Kaiji series.

(Source: MAL News)

Background

The anime was aired on Wednesdays at 1:59 a.m. between July 4 to October 3, 2018, but changed to Wednesdays at 0:00 a.m. starting October 10.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Endou, Yuuji
Supporting
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Japanese
Ootsuki, Tarou
Supporting
Cho
Japanese
Ebitani
Supporting
Yashiro, Taku
Japanese
Kawasaki, Toshimasa
Supporting
Nishiyama, Koutarou
Japanese
Kikuchi
Supporting
Aoyagi, Takaya
Japanese

Staff



Edit Opening Theme

"Sassou to Hashiru Tonegawa-kun (颯爽と走るトネガワ君)" by Gesu no Kiwami Otome (ゲスの極み乙女)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Oki Tegami (隠岐手紙)" by Pistol Takehara (竹原ピストル)
#2: "Kyougen Mawashi (狂言回し)" by NoisyCell (eps 14-)



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Dec 25, 2018
AndoCommando (All reviews)
Donning his drab trench coat with a pack of cigarettes in tow is a man constantly at odds. He hunts those who dare test his patience, often poor strays lying about already bleeding for cash. In his eyes the pleas of worthless trash that caused their own misery, a contrast to the hardworking man standing in front of them. All they could give weighing less than a single bill of currency. He writes in his notebook: “Money matters are life and death matters. Society isn’t your mother.” Words he holds true to heart, using them to push himself further. As in the shadow of glory read more
Dec 25, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Opening narration (for wild peeps like myself):
"Tonegawa Yukio, the No.2 man of the massive Teiai Group.
He serves the monster of the Financial sector (Hyoudou).
This shot-caller rose to the position of Prez's right-hand man.
This is the story of the battles he waged as a middle manager...in the shadows of the glory and fame he achieved...
About the struggles of a remarkable man...chisana, chisanaaa, monogatari de aru (a small, unremarkable story)!"

Zawa...zawa...zawa...zawa...

Disclaimer: To be honest, this series is my very first actual interaction into the Kaiji series, so if I missed out some details, please forgive me on this.

To Kaiji fans, sorry, this ain't Season 3 and the continuation read more
May 23, 2019
thestarsailor (All reviews)
I like a five-star rating system rather than 10 stars, so a four really means a two and that means that I thought this anime was ok, but I don't think I would recommend it to other people.

I wanted to watch this because I thought it would be a deeper exploration into Tonegawa as a character and the rest of the Teiai organization. In a way I got that, and I wasn't opposed to it being a comedy series, but it just was not as fulfilling as I thought it would be. I don't mind the artstyle but it just doesn't look as good as read more
Aug 7, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
Preliminary
Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa is a non-canon spin-off series to Kaiji. Written not by the master himself, but by two of his die hard fans. The series focuses around a man named Tonegawa, who was introduced in the first anime season.

From its settings, CKT is the polar opposite of Fukumoto Nobuyuki's (the author of Kaiji) gambling series for the reason that the main lead is not a person taking part in the gambling games, but instead working for the man who is behind these events. For that matter, recognizing this series to be even part of the same universe with Kaiji would be impossible if read more

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