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The Kinnikuman Nisei anime was broadcasted January 9~December 25, 2002, on Wednesdays from 6:00~6:30 pm on TV Tokyo and was produced by Toei Animation. 51 episodes were made before it's cancellation. It was followed by Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle and Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle 2.


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.

List of Episodes

Main Article: List of Kinnikuman Nisei episodes

Staff/Main Cast


(More to Come)

Main Cast 


Opening Theme

  1. HUSTLE MUSCLE by Kouno Yougo

Ending Themes

  1. Ai no Muscle by The PERMANENTS (eps. 1~26)
  2. Koi no My chop!! by Yokosuka Yumena (eps. 27~51)

Insert Song

  1. Kalbi-don Ondo by Onosaka Masaya (various episodes)

Manga Changes

Main Article: Manga to Anime Changes#Kinnikuman Nisei


  1. Kinnikuman Nisei (2001)
  2. Muscle Carrot Competition! The Great Chojin War (2002)



  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.