Ikebukuro West Gate Park

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Synonyms: IWGP
Japanese: 池袋ウエストゲートパーク
English: Ikebukuro West Gate Park
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2020 to Dec 22, 2020
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Doga Kobo
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, MysteryMystery
Theme: DelinquentsDelinquents
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.871 (scored by 3711337,113 users)
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Ranked: #47292
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1809
Members: 119,232
Favorites: 370

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Ikebukuro is home to many different businesses and gangs. This includes Makoto Majima: the infamous "troubleshooter" who mediates between warring factions. Makoto knows all of the ins and outs of the bustling Tokyo district and strives to maintain peace alongside the G-Boys, who assist Makoto in his troubleshooting endeavors. Led by the charismatic and ruthless Takashi Andou, the G-Boys is the most influential gang in all of Ikebukuro.

However, when the new faction "Red Angels" begins to move in on the G-Boys' turf, immediate tensions rise between them. With numerous enemies scattered around and within the G-Boys, navigating through the streets becomes more difficult for Makoto. While continuing to troubleshoot problems, he slowly unravels a plot that may trigger an all-out war and threaten the entirety of Ikebukuro.

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Opening Theme

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"Needle Knot (ニードルノット)" by THE PINBALLS

Ending Theme

1: "after song" by INNOSENT in FORMAL
2: "Omou mama (思うまま)" by INNOSENT in FORMAL
3: "Boukyoku no Sora (忘却の空)" by Kiyoharu (清春)


Dec 27, 2020
While the anime is about two gangs in Ikebukuro, you could be very mislead if you think that the"gangs" in the anime are gangs of criminals or actual Yakuza. The term gang definitely has a negative connotation, but in this series a gang is merely a group of people, that protect each other and can be hired for certain services. It actually shows that a gang can also be a good thing. Even though the gangs in the series become agressive very quickly, which is definitely a flaw that they still have, their main intentions are to make their district a better place and provide ...
Dec 22, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The anime that is in every sense of the word, akin to Durarara!!, yet the majority of the people make the assumption/mistake that this series was a rip-off of the former. In actual fact, this show came FIRST (debuted in 2001), and the former (debuted in 2004) was merely inspired from it (that was leaps better in every way). If you're watching this show, please take note of this pointer.

I do have a legitimate worry for people and studios trying to capitalize on decades-old source materials that were lost in time. If you remember the 2 shows that aired in Spring 2020: Yesterday wo Utatte ...
Dec 22, 2020
Tell me, what did you expect after reading synopsis? I expected a criminal drama, where our mc tries his best to find out the truth while being caught between two fighting gangs. What I did not expect was to see a bunch of boy scouts instead of a gang who do such horrible gang crimes as dance performing, helping single mothers and immigrants and guarding peace in the neighborhood. If it does not sound even remotely close to crime drama - you are not the only one confused. 10 episodes out of 12 are wasted on showing how mc is a good "fixer" guy. I ...

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