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Kouchuu Ouja Mushiking: Mori no Tami no Densetsu

Alternative Titles

English: Mushiking: The Guardians of the Forest
Japanese: 甲虫王者ムシキング ~森の民の伝説~


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2005 to Mar 29, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2005
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Card game
Genres: Fantasy
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.781 (scored by 720 users)
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Ranked: #47032
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7747
Members: 2,074
Favorites: 8


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Feb 24, 2015
Utaureload (All reviews)
I really love Mushiking. Love the game & the anime. Because I love beetles since I was a kid. I love Nami Miyahara's voice. She is one of my fav voice actress. It is very excting to watch the 3D beetles fighting their enemies. I hope this anime can be more popular. I am really a big fan of it.
Aug 25, 2017
TenshouYoku (All reviews)
Ah, Mushiking The legend of the Forest inhabitants, this is one of the shows that you'd wish the main fighting element actually doesn't exist at all.

Do not get me wrong - Mushiking is one of the best, if not the best show for children, for its well-written storyboard and its simple yet fascinating music, especially because it's a show for selling the Mushiking card game in 2005 and yet the director decided to play some crazy stuff with it. But the beetle element in the story is kinda off and doesn't match with the story very well, for example Mushiking itself seems to be a read more