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Salaryman Kintaro (TV)

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Alternative title:
サラリーマン金太郎 (Japanese)
Genres: action, comedy, drama
Themes: business, yakuza
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Yajima Kintaro used to be the charismatic leader of a biker gang. Then he retired to have a family. With his wife dead in childbirth, and all alone with a baby boy, Kintaro now embarks upon a new adventure—as the strangest salaryman in all of Japan.
User Ratings: 82 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Excellent: 9 votes (sub:9)
 Very good: 24 votes (sub:22, dub:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Good: 26 votes (sub:26)
 Decent: 8 votes (sub:8)
 So-so: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 170 users, rank: #3925 (of 9024)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.220 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.8414, rank: #2617 (of 9129)
Weighted mean: 7.269 (Good+), rank: #2328 (of 9129) (seen all: 7.47 / seen some: 7.31 / won't finish: 3.43)
Bayesian estimate: 7.299 (Good+), rank: #1992 (of 6873)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 20
Episode titles: We have 20
Vintage: 2001-02-18 to 2001-03-18
Opening Theme:
"時空~ときのそら~ (Jikuu ~Toki no Sora~)" by Yumi Matsuzawa
Ending Theme:
"Heaven~僕の中の天国~ (~Boku no Naka no Tengoku~)" by Norishige Takahashi
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DVD (Region 1)
    Salaryman Kintaro (Sub.DVD 1) 2005-05-31 (from $4.98)
    Salaryman Kintaro (Sub.DVD 2) 2005-06-28 (from $9.99)
    Salaryman Kintaro (Sub.DVD 3) 2005-11-15 (from $14.98)
    Salaryman Kintaro (Sub.DVD 4) 2006-01-31 (from $35.00)
    Salaryman Kintaro (Sub.DVD 5) 2006-03-28
    Young Japan - Salaryman Kintaro Part 1 + Young Thugs: Innocent Blood (Sub.DVD) 2008-04-29 (from $39.95)
    Young Japan - Salaryman Kintaro Part 2 + Bullet Ballet (Sub.DVD) 2008-06-24 (from $9.95)
    Young Japan - Salaryman Kintaro Part 3 + Blue Spring (Sub.DVD) 2008-07-29 (from $19.95)
    Young Japan - Salaryman Kintaro Part 4 + Ley Lines (Sub.DVD) 2008-08-26 (from $22.59)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomoharu Katsumata
Series Composition: Sukehiro Tomita
Script:
Chikako Kobayashi (eps 7-17 odd)
Sukehiro Tomita (14 episodes
eps 1-6, 8-18 even, 19-20
)

Episode Director:
Katsumi Ono (eps 7, 12)
Masaharu Okuwaki (ep 8)
Masayuki Akehi (eps 2, 17)
Nobutaka Nishizawa (ep 20)
Tomio Yamauchi (eps 3, 13)
Tomoharu Katsumata (6 episodes
eps 1, 5, 10, 14-15, 18
)

Toru Yamada (ep 14)
Yasunaga Tsuji (eps 8, 20)
Yasuo Yamayoshi (eps 4, 9, 19)
Yoshitaka Makino (4 episodes
eps 2, 6, 11, 16
)

Music: Kenichi Kamio
Original creator: Hiroshi Motomiya
Character Design: Masami Suda
Art Director: Geki Katsumata
Animation Director:
Eikichi Takahashi (eps 4, 9)
Hitoshi Morikawa (eps 5, 15)
Masahiro Hamamori (eps 6, 11, 16)
Masakuni Kaneko (eps 1, 10, 17)
Nobuyoshi Sasakado (ep 18)
Tateru Namikaze (ep 14)
Yuki Kinoshita (4 episodes
eps 3, 8, 13, 20
)

Director of Photography: Koji Yamakoshi
Color design: Kyōko Shibata
Key Animation:
Hideo Nakamura (Nakamura Production; ep 7)
Takeo Tominaga (Nakamura Production; ep 7)
Tsutomu Shibutani (Nakamura Production; ep 7)
Theme Song Performance: Yumi Matsuzawa (OP)
Atsuko Tanaka as Suenaga Misuzu
Taisei Miyamoto as Yajima Kintaro

Hiroaki Ishikawa as Goro Ishikawa
Kouichi Nagano as Ichiro Maeda
Masako Katsuki as Sakurai Kyoko
Rumiko Ukai as Kinue Mizuki
Ryoka Yuzuki as Suenaga Mimi
Seizo Katou as Zenkichi Mita
Takayuki Yamaguchi as Kazuki Mizuki

Akiko Takeguchi as Mrs. Yamato
Asako Fujii as Landlady (ep 8)
Atsuki Tani as
Kanai
Kanzaki (ep 13)
Tenpo Group Associate
Daiki Nakamura as Okawa (ep 13)
Eri Nishida as Mikiko Ezawa (ep 3)
Hidenari Ugaki as
Black Suit (ep 9)
Driver (ep 3)
Noriaki Arai
Real Estate Agent (ep 1)
Shemale 1 (ep 4)
Yakuza (ep 2)
Yamauchi
Hiroshi Naka as
Manager Kanai (ep 9)
Momoi
Hiroshi Tsuchida as
Assistant Manager Omori (ep 2)
Employee (eps 1, 8)
Shemale 2 (ep 4)
Sports Car Man (ep 6)
Kan Tanaka as
Driver (ep 6)
Kurosaki (ep 4)
Manager (ep 5)
Sakuragi Personnel Manager (ep 1)
Uncle (ep 13)
Yamamoto (eps 11-12)
Katsuhisa Houki as Kaminaga Hiroshi
Katsumi Chou as
Okada (ep 12)
Takeda (ep 1) 
Kayo Yuunagi as
Female Employee 1 (ep 1)
Kiosk Clerk (ep 6)
Mom (ep 2)
Motorcycle Gang Woman (ep 4)
Kenta Miyake as
Guest (ep 2)
Shirakubo (ep 1)
Kiyonobu Suzuki as
Human Resources Manager (ep 10)
Itani (ep 7)
Matsui (eps 8-9)
Kiyoshi Kawakubo as Tomokazu Morinosuke
Kouichi Nagano as Maeda Ichiro
Kousei Tomita as Igo Ryuzo
Kunihiko Yasui as Shiina Takashi
Masako Joh as Kazue Saeki (ep 1)
Masaru Motegi as
Employee (ep 5)
Kizu
Man (ep 6)
Masayuki Kumagai as
Employee (ep 7)
Nakazawa (ep 1)
Takeshi Ohmori (ep 2)
Mie Odagi as Mitsuko Yajima (ep 13)
Mitsuo Yagi as Kakei (ep 1) 
Nachi Nozawa as Kurokawa Yuusaku
Nobuaki Sekine as Mizuki Mamoru
Ryuji Nakagi as Fujii (ep 1)
Satoshi Katōgi as Kimura
Seiko Tomoe as Nakamura Kayo
Shiho Kikuchi as Yuki Ezawa
Shoko Kikuchi as Chieko Kanzaki (ep 8)
Takashi Nagasako as Shingo Hitotsubashi
Takayuki Sakai as
Boss (ep 13)
Employee (ep 2)
Higuchi
Hoodlum (ep 1)
Motorcycle Gang Member (eps 3-4)
Takeshi Watabe as Oshima Genzo
Tomoko Miyadera as Aunt (ep 13)
Tomoyuki Kōno as
Biker Gang (ep 1)
Tanaka Masakazu
Tomoyuki Shimura as Big Man
Toshihide Tsuchiya as
Director Takano (ep 5)
Guard (ep 6)
Kurasawa (ep 7)
Public Corporation Deputy Director (ep 12)
Toshitaka Hirano as
Director Sawano (ep 4)
Man (ep 7)
Ozaki
Shopkeeper (ep 13)
Tadokoro (ep 6)
Yukiko Fujikawa as
Female Clerk (ep 2)
Female Employee 2 (ep 1)
Yoshie (eps 10, 12)
Yūko Katō as Takako Aoba

Hiroaki Ishikawa (eps 1, 11)
Hiroshi Tsuchida (eps 5, 7)
Katsumi Chou (ep 13)
Ryuji Nakagi (ep 3)
Shoko Kikuchi (ep 10)
Yukiko Fujikawa (eps 5, 9)
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Executive producer: Gerry Malir
Licensed by: Arts Magic
Subtitles: Arts Magic
Translation: Arts Magic
English cast
(none)

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