Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku: The Legend of Koizumi

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Synonyms: Mudadumo Naki Kaikaku, Mudatsumo, Reform without Wasted Draws
Japanese: ムダヅモ無き改革


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 26, 2010
Producers: Studio Mausu
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: ParodyParody, Strategy GameStrategy Game
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 8 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.891 (scored by 63276,327 users)
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Ranked: #45982
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Popularity: #5494
Members: 13,560
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Global political figures such as The Pope, Kim Jong Il, George W. Bush and recent Japanese Prime Ministers play riichi mahjong against each other.


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Takechi, Tsuneo
Mizushima, Tsutomu
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Ending Theme

"Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku: Shouri no Koizumi Junichirou (ムダヅモ無き改革 〜勝利の闘牌ジュンイチロー〜)" by Toshiyuki Morikawa


Apr 21, 2018
Well to begin with, this really is a very underrated comedy/parody show. This kind of shows doesn't get much praises due to various reasons. First of all new age comedy shows tend to have have nonsensical jokes and fanservices in them which this show certainly lacks. The other reason being, there are only 3 episodes in this show. It could have gotten more praise if it would have followed the whole manga and completed the series, but unfortunately it didn't happen and neither there is any chance of such happenings in the future. But anyway, this was a really nice watch for me. Those 20-24 ...
May 19, 2023
Mixed Feelings
I didn't really like it. It's not my type of humor. I don't really watch humor anime because it usually annoys me and I don't really get any enjoyment unless it is more than just humor. I mean I liked Gintama when they have plot but the humor gets repetitive. going back to this anime Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku: The Legend of Koizumi it just feels like haha so random XD type humor and I would not recommend watching it if you feel the same as me but some people like that so go with your hard and don't let me dissuade you.
Dec 4, 2019
Preliminary (1/3 eps)
This anime is an utter atrocity. There's no storyline, it looks down right stupid, and is just a insult Shonen rip off. The characters just seem too wacky and over the top more than what I believe should be. It's not enjoying to me in any way. It also I feel it's kinda racist in someways. After watching all of the episodes, I was confused at what I saw. To anyone who reads this, I'd stay far away from this travesty. Definitely a waste of time. I'd rather watch Dragon Ball Evolution than this disgusting piece of crap they call a "Japanese Anime"

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