Japanese name: Kinnikuman Kinnikuman image
Japanese name: キン肉マン
English name: Muscleman
French name: Mr. Muscleman
Dates: April 3, 1983-August 19, 1986
1988 (France)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 10:00-10:30 am (original time)
Number of episodes: 137
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company: Toei Doga, Yomiko
Broadcaster: Nippon Television (NTV)
TF1 (France)
Creator(s): Yudetamago (Shimada Takashi and Nakai Yoshinori) (manga)
Series Director: Takenori Kawata, Tetsuo Imazawa, Yasuo Yamayoshi
Episode Director(s): Tomokazu Namase, Akinori Yabe, Takeshi Shirado
Planning: Takeshi Tamiya< Kyotaro Kimura, Hidehiko Takei
Art Director:
Art Design: Tomoko Eritate (setting)
Character Designer(s): Toshio Mori
Music: Shinsuke Kazato
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, alien visitors, sports (wrestling)
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Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kinnikuman go to the Chronology of Animation.
Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: May 22, 2010
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