Chargeman Ken!

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Synonyms: Charge Man Ken!, Cha-Ken!
Japanese: チャージマン研!
English: Chargeman Ken!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 65
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 1974 to Jun 28, 1974
Premiered: Spring 1974
Broadcast: Not scheduled once per week
Producers: Tama Production
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 6 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

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Score: 4.621 (scored by 16041,604 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #130702
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8843
Members: 4,427
Favorites: 31

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Synopsis

It is the year 2074. In a world threatened by aliens... an unlikely hero emerges! Ken Izumi may look like an ordinary 10-year-old boy, but he secretly possesses weapons, armor, and accessories that transform him into the superheroic Chargeman Ken. Ken protects his mom, dad, little sister Caron, robot pal Barican, and the rest of mankind from the diabolical Juralians, shape-shifting alien invaders bent on terrorizing the earth with flesh-eating butterflies, booby-trapped scientists, an evil doll, a prison break, alien mummies, a kid that sets stuff on fire, a song that makes you die... basically, they have about 65 plans for world domination.

The only thing standing between the fragile human race and conquest by the Juralians is Chargeman Ken and his unquenchable thirst for fiery, atomic justice!

(Source: Discotek Media)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Izumi, Ken

Main
Sawada, Kazuko
Japanese

Barican

Main

Izumi, Caron

Main

Volga

Supporting

Hoshi

Supporting

Jural Seijin

Supporting

Izumi, Saori

Supporting

Izumi, Hiro

Supporting

Maou

Supporting

Staff

Mogaki, Hiromichi
Producer
Miura, Noboru
Episode Director
Wakuda, Masaaki
Script, Series Composition
Andou, Toyohiro
Script, Series Composition


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"Chargeman Ken! (チャージマン研!)" by Hibari Children Chorus (ひばり児童合唱団)
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Reviews

Jun 26, 2023
Utterly terrible in every way that matters and some that don't. A must watch. This studio loathed every second of making this show and the results that barely make every 5 minute episode functional are peak art. The titular Ken is a one-man Juralien apocalypse, he does not suffer a single one to live and will do as many pointless transformation sequences as he needs to until the job is done. He will gun them down in the street. He will run them over in a truck. He will tie their families to bricks and throw them in the river. He will traumatize them and ...
Aug 22, 2022
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I adore this show with every fiber of my being. I was genuinely disappointed when I finished it because I knew I wouldn't be able to experience anything so beautifully terrible again.

Never in my life did I think there could be an anime so staggeringly lazy, so bafflingly inept, so utterly spellbinding in how it gets everything wrong in the most spectacular way possible.
Chargeman Ken makes Mars of Destruction, Skelter+Heaven, and Garzey's Wing look almost competent by comparison.

I could go into incredible details explaining why this show is a disaster on every conceivable level, but I implore you to watch it knowing as little as ...
Jun 16, 2021
Chargeman Ken.... Oh, Chargeman Ken. Probably one of the few anime everyone can cohesively say is the worst anime ever made. But oh, that's the charm of the entire anime.

I first discovered Chargeman Ken by this video by Kenny Lauderdale that a friend sent to me — https://youtu.be/uczvIKDcnS4 (this is not sponsored in any way) — and I watched this in disbelief. Surely there can't be an anime as bad as Kenny's saying. It can't be as lazy, thrown together and hash tag as anyone is saying in the comments. It just couldn't be.

So I went with a few episodes Kenny highlighted in the video ...

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