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The 2nd Kinnikuman Nisei anime was entitled Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle and was broadcasted April 7~June 30, 2004, on Wednesdays on TV Tokyo and was produced by Toei Animation. 13 episodes were made and it was followed by Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle 2.

It was made at the request of 4Kids Entertainment (who had dubbed the first series as Ultimate Muscle) and was not well received by Japanese fans.


On January 9, 2002, Kinnikuman: Second Generation premiered. [1]

The 51-episode series aired until December 25 of that year, and was released on 12 DVDs from September 21, 2002 to August 8, 2003. [2][3] In 2003 a 13-episode sequel - Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle primarily focused on non-Japanese audiences was announced; it aired on Fox Box in North America, and from April 7 to June 30, 2004 in Japan. [4][5] Another 13-episode spin-off, Kinnikuman Second Generation: Ultimate Muscle 2, was broadcast from January 4 to March 29, 2006 in Japan. [6]

All three series were directed by Toshiaki Komura.

They were also produced by Toei Animation and broadcast by TV Tokyo.


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List of Episodes

Main Article: List of Kinnikuman Nisei episodes#Ultimate Muscle

Staff & Main Cast


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Main Cast 


Opening Theme

  1. believe by The NaB's

Ending Theme

  1. Akai'iro Dance Hall by sui

Manga Changes

Main Article: Manga to Anime Changes#Kinnikuman Nisei



  1. (in Japanese). Toei Animation. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  2. (in Japanese). Toei Animation. Retrieved March 22, 2014
  3. (in Japanese). Toei Animation. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
  4. Macdonald, Christopher (May 22, 2003). "". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
  5. Phillips, George (August 31, 2003). "". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
  6. (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved March 21, 2014.