Edokko Boy: Gatten Tasuke

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Synonyms: Tasuke, the Samurai Cop, Edokko Boi Gatten Tasuke, Edokko Boy: Gatten Taro
Japanese: 江戸っ子ボーイ がってん太助


Type: TV
Episodes: 22
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 19, 1990 to Mar 22, 1991
Premiered: Fall 1990
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Martial ArtsMartial Arts, PolicePolice, SportsSports
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Ranked: #141502
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Popularity: #12731
Members: 430
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Feb 15, 2021
Bunta0 (All reviews)
Edokko Boy Gatten Tasuke is a comedic early 90s anime. A manga version with slightly more child friendly humor was also released.

In a futuristic version of Edo city (the historical real Edo would eventually become Tokyo), life is a mixture of medieval Japan and science fiction. Peace is protected by the police forces. A group of young police academy trainees are at the center of the story. Most episodes set up a case in the beginning, trouble occurs, and the police academy students must find a way to solve the case.

Protagonist Tasuke is a free spirited young boy aiming to become a famous read more