Kinnikuman (manga)

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[ serialized in [Weekly Shonen Jump] ]

Related anime:
    Kinnikuman (TV) (adaptation)
      Kinnikuman (movie) (sequel)
        Kinnikuman: Daiabare! Segi Chōjin (movie) (sequel)
          Kinnikuman: Seigi Chōjin vs Kodai Chōjin (movie) (sequel)
            Kinnikuman: Gyakushū! Uchū Kakure Chōjin (movie) (sequel)
              Kinnikuman: Haresugata! Seigi Chōjin (movie) (sequel)
                Kinnikuman: New York Kikiippatsu! (movie) (sequel)
                  Kinnikuman: Seigi Chōjin vs Senshi Chōjin (movie) (sequel)
      Kinnikuman: Kessen! Shichinin no Seigi Chōjin vs. Uchū Nobushi (special) (spinoff)
      Kinnikuman: Kinnikusei Ōi Sōdatsu-hen (TV) (sequel)
    Ultimate Muscle: The Kinnikuman Legacy (manga) (sequel)
      Kinnikuman Nisei - Second Generations (movie) (adaptation)
        Ultimate Muscle (TV) (alternate retelling)
          Kinnikuman Nisei - Ultimate Muscle (TV) (sequel)
            Kinnikuman Nisei - Ultimate Muscle 2 (TV) (sequel)
          Kinnikuman Nisei: Muscle Ninjin Sōdatsu! Chōjin Daisensō (movie)

Alternative title:
Muscleman
キン肉マン (Japanese)
Themes: pro-wrestling
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Kinnikuman (a.k.a. Kinniku Suguru) is a cowardly, clumsy, moronic, gyuudon-devouring excuse for a superhero (or Choujin)... who just happens to be the prince of an alien planet. But despite his pathetic appearance, he is very honorable and can become quite powerful when he needs to be. With his sidekick Meat-kun and fellow Choujins Terryman and Ramenman there to help him, Suguru quests to become the greatest Choujin on the planet. Whether with a combination of tremendous heart and stamina (The Burning Inner Strength) or the "Power of Friendship", Kinnikuman frequently defeats villians 10 times more powerful than him and often causes his enemies to have a change of heart and join him. Though he seems destined to be an idiot forever, slowly but surely Kinnikuman becomes worthy of the title "Hero".
User Ratings: 10 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:1, Eng:1)
 Excellent: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Very good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Good: 2 votes (sub:1, Eng:1)
 Decent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 So-so: -
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 29 users, rank: #1924 (of 4391)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.000 (Very good), std. dev.: 2.1909, rank: #855 (of 4406)
Weighted mean: 8.114 (Very good), rank: #655 (of 4406) (seen all: 9.50 / seen some: 7.57)
Bayesian estimate: 8.025 (Very good), rank: #413 (of 2759)
Number of tankoubon: 36 
Vintage:
1979
1979 to 1987 (Shonen Jump Japan 1979 No.2,14,22 to 1987 No.21)
2006-10-01 to 2008-06-01 (Catalan Edition)
Release dates: We have 30
Official website:
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 8
News: Show:
Otakon 2014 - Sumo Q&A (Aug 9, 2014)
Uncut Ultimate Muscle (Sep 24, 2003)
More Kinikuman (May 22, 2003)
4Kids/Fox Kids Plans (Jan 25, 2002)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shueisha
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
Translation:
Marc Bernabé (Catalan ed.)
Verónica Calafell (Catalan ed.)
(none)
Spanish companies
Publisher: Glénat España (Spain)
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