Gulliver Boy

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Gulliver Boy
Gulliver Boy Poster.jpg
Cast
空想科学世界ガリバーボーイ
(Kūsō Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy)
Genre Adventure
Science Fiction
Anime television series
Directed by Toyoo Ashida
Studio Toei Animation
Network Fuji TV
Original run January 8, 1995December 24, 1995
Episodes 50
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Imagination Science World Gulliver Boy (空想科学世界ガリバーボーイ Kūsō Kagaku Sekai Garibābōi?) or simply Gulliver Boy is a Japanese anime series created by Hiroi Oji and Toyoo Ashida. It was produced by Toei Animation, directed by Ashida and aired on Fuji TV from January 8, 1995 to December 12 of that year. On December 5th 2012 Pony Canyon released the series in a DVD box in Japan.

Characters[edit]

  • Gulliver Toscanni
Protagonist of the series, a magician who must remain enclosed in the Yoke magic school to protect his friend Edison. When he returns to his country, Venice, he finds out that it is being attacked by Spain.
  • Edison
Young scientific genius, Gulliver's friend.
  • Misty
A girl, the friend of Gulliver, who saved him from the troops of Spain.
  • Phoebe
A Dark fairy who takes a liking to Gulliver, and vows never to leave his side.
  • King Yudo
King of Spain, deeply in love with Misty. He killed Gulliver's father, but when he was informed that there was a son, promised himself that he would kill the son, so they could be in paradise together. It's latter revealed in the second half of the series that he is controlled by Hallelujah, the sums of evil.
  • King of Venice
His kingdom is attacked by the army of Spain. He does not understand why Yudo is doing this, since there was previously peace between the two countries.
  • Papa Toscanni
Raises Gulliver as his son. Yudo kills him, but before he dies he manages to confess to Gulliver that he is not his true father.

Voices and Dubbing[edit]

Character Voice actor
Gulliver Toscanni Kappei Yamaguchi
Misty Chisa Yokoyama
Phoebe Wakana Yamazaki (TV series)
Miina Tominaga (PC Engine game)
Edison Ikue Ohtani
Gekkou Ryotaro Okiayu
Edokko Naoki Tatsuta
Papa Toscanni Takeshi Aono (TV series)
Hidekatsu Shibata (PC Engine game)
Lawrence Toshiyuki Morikawa (TV series)
Urara Takano (PC Engine game)
Lee 10 Bai Chafurin (TV series)
Akio Ohtsuka (PC Engine game)
Full Moon Baron Bin Shimada (TV series)
Tessho Genda (PC Engine game)
Budo Muscle Wataru Takagi (TV series)
Masashi Sugawara (PC Engine game)
Judau Kaneto Shiozawa (TV series)
Jurouta Kosugi (PC Engine game)
Majin Takeshi Aono
Hallelujah Rihoko Yoshida (TV series)
Kumiko Takizawa (PC Engine game)
Steel Bat Megumi Hayashibara
Narrator Mahito Ōba

Music[edit]

Ignite! Gulliver Boy[edit]

"Ignite! Gulliver Boy"
Single by Kiyohiko Ozaki
Released February 25, 1995 (1995-02-25)
Format CD single
Genre anime
Length ??:??
Label Mercury Music Entertainment Jp
Writer(s) Yukinojo Mori

Ignite! Gulliver Boy (燃えろ!ガリバーボーイ Moero! Garibābōi?) is a song by Jpop vocalist Kiyohiko Ozaki and serves as the opening theme to the anime Gulliver Boy. It was released Mercury Music Entertainment on February 25, 1995 in Japan only. The song was written by Yukinojo Mori, composed by Toshiaki Yamazaki, and arranged by Michihiko Ohta. Coupled with the song is the show's first closing theme "Kagami no Naka no Yūsha" which is also performed by Ozaki.[1]

Track List

  1. 燃えろ!ガリバーボーイ
    Moero! Garibābōi/Ignite! Gulliver Boy
  2. 鏡の中の勇者
    Kagami no Naka no Yūsha/A Brave Man in the Mirror
  3. 燃えろ!ガリバーボーイ(オリジナル・カラオケ)
    Moero! Garibābōi (Orijinaru Karaoke)/Ignite! Gulliver Boy (Original Karaoke)
  4. 鏡の中の勇者(オリジナル・カラオケ)
    Kagami no Naka no Yūsha (Orijinaru Karaoke)/A Brave Man in the Mirror (Original Karaoke)

Aitai Kara[edit]

"Aitai Kara"
Single by Misumi
Released September 25, 1995 (1995-09-25)
Format CD single
Genre anime
Length ??:??
Label Mercury Music Entertainment Jp
Writer(s) Takahiro Maeda

"Aitai Kara" (逢いたいから Because I Want to Meet?) is a song by Jpop vocalist Misumi and serves as the second closing theme to the anime Gulliver Boy. It was released by Mercury Music Entertainment on September 25, 1995 in Japan only. The song was written by Takahiro Maeda with composition and arrangements by Masahiro Takatsuki. The song is coupled with another Misumi song called "Dreamer".[2]

Track List

  1. 逢いたいから
    Aitai Kara/Because I Want to Meet
  2. Dreamer
  3. 逢いたいから(オリジナル・カラオケ)
    Aitai Kara (Orijinaru Karaoke)/Because I Want to Meet (Original Karaoke)

Videogames[edit]

All in Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yahoo Music page
  2. ^ Yahoo Music page

External links[edit]