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Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo 

The impossible adventures of Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, a warrior who fights using his noise hairs to defeat an evil empire what want to turn bald the human race.

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Yoshio Sawai
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Takehito Koyasu ...  Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Ai Nonaka ...  Beauty 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Masaya Onosaka Masaya Onosaka ...  Don Patch 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Shin'ichirô Ôta Shin'ichirô Ôta ...  Narration 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Joe Cappelletti ...  Halekulani 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Richard Epcar ...  Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Quinton Flynn ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Kate Higgins ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Neil Kaplan ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Yuri Lowenthal ...  Megafan / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Brad MacDonald Brad MacDonald ...  Heppokomaru / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Dave Mallow ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Michael McConnohie ...  Narrator 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Jeff Nimoy ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Liam O'Brien ...  Pana / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Michelle Ruff ...  Additional Voices 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Philece Sampler ...  Beauty 76 episodes, 2003-2005
Kirk Thornton ...  Don Patch 76 episodes, 2003-2005
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Storyline

In the 31st Century, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo is an incredible and outlandish renegade who fights against the Margarita Empire and his leader, Tsuru Tsuruiina IV, accompanied of the girl Beauty, the crazy Don Patch and other friends so crazies like him. With his magical afro blonde hair and his buddies, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo will fights against the Hair Hunters to save the world and to free it from the evil emperor's power and his plot to turn bald to all mankind. Written by Chockys

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The hair revolution has arrived!


Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bobobó See more »

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Production Co:

Toei Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(76 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This series was originally based off of Fist of the North Star See more »

Quotes

Don Patch: Cheating helped me fail the test and stay on the show.
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Alternate Versions

Service Man's part is much different in the American version from the Japanese version. In the Japanese, he attacked people by flashing them. In the American version, he sometimes seems to be about to flash somebody, but it's never shown or referred to. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jump Super Stars (2005) See more »

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Kirai Tune (Hate Tune)
(2nd ending titles)
Performed by Freenote
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Unlike any anime that's ever been made before.
1 April 2008 | by emasterslakeSee all my reviews

In the year 31x5, an evil syndicate called the "Hair Hunt Troops" commence in world domination by shaving everyone's heads bald. But in their way of concurring is a resistance leader named "Bobobo-bo Bo-Bobo". A muscular afro man who has the ability to hear the words of any set of hair. He's vow to put a stop to this syndicate's evil plot by defeating all of it's members including the big boss himself, Lord Baldy Bald IV.

This may sound like a simple idea for an anime. But it's unlike anything you'll ever imagine. It's randomly plotted, for instance nothing is serious as it's both a slapstick comedy and a crazy adventure all mixed into one series. The thing that makes this anime stick out more than the others is it's cast of bazaar characters and unpredictable moments that no one would guess would happen.

With only 76 episodes and very little publicity in the U.S.A. Bobobo may seem unpopular, but in my opinion it's something to keep anyone occupied and get a laugh at the same time. Please be advised that this isn't an anime to think too much about or make any sense what so ever. I can't guarantee that it be anyone's instant favorite. Cause it's more suited as a like it or hate it series.

The whole series was originally going to be released by this one company on DVD. But they ended up going bankrupted. And the future of more releases of the series is unknown. I only hope one day the whole series will be release on a couple of box sets. Depending if any anime distributor would pick up the rights of it's English and Japanese version.


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