By Myanimethoughts | Otaku Boy


Kinnikuman (also known as Ultimate Muscle in English) is a Japanese superhero manga series written and illustrated by Yudetamago. It was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1979 to 1987 and has been adapted into an anime television series, several video games, and other media.


The series follows Suguru Kinniku, a superhero from the planet Kinniku who is sent to Earth to compete in the Kinnikuman Grand Prix, a wrestling tournament to determine the next prince of Kinniku. Kinniku is a kind-hearted but clumsy fighter, but he is determined to win the tournament and save his home planet.

Along the way, Kinniku befriends a group of fighters who help him train and improve his skills. He also faces a variety of powerful opponents, including the evil Ashuraman and the mysterious Muscleman.

What is About Kinnikuman

Kinnikuman is a touching and humorous story about a young man who overcomes his weaknesses to become a hero. It is also a celebration of friendship, teamwork and the power of the human spirit.

Kinnikuman is a classic manga and anime series that has entertained fans for generations. It’s a story that’s sure to please anyone who likes superheroes, wrestling, or just a good laugh.

Details about Released and Director and studio

Kinnikuman was originally serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1979 to 1987. It was adapted into an anime television series by Toei Animation that aired from 1983 to 1986. The anime series was dubbed into English and released in North America under the Ultimate Muscle title in 2002. The Kinnikuman anime series was directed by Kunihiko Yuyama and produced by Toei Animation.

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  • 2 December 2022

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