King Gainer

King Gainer

Overman King Gainer header

Overman King Gainer is a TV series that aired in Japan from 2002-2003. Directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, its staff includes writer Ichiro Okouchi, mechanical designers Akira Yasuda and Kimitoshi Yamane, character/mecha designer Kenichi Yoshida and composer Kouhei Tanaka. Set in a far future frozen over Earth, the story focuses on Gainer Sanga, a video game champion who ends up joining tha Yapan Exodus that is leaving Domepoli. Gainer pilots an Overman named King Gainer (after his gamertag) against the forces of the Siberian Railway and London IMA that are attempting to stop the Exodus. In 2005, the series was released on home video in North America by Bandai Entertainment. Sentai Filmworks re-licensed the series in 2013 but it wasn’t re-released until 2023 by Discotek Media.


King Gainer Info

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Ichiro Okouchi
Miya Asakawa
Jiro Takayama
Yuuichi Nomura
Tetsuko Takahashi

Mechanical Designer(s):
Akira Yasuda
Kimitoshi Yamane
Kenichi Yoshida

Character Designer(s):
Kenichi Yoshida
Yoshihiro Nakamura
Kinu Nishimura

Musical Composer:
Kouhei Tanaka

26 episodes

Japan 09.07.2002 – 03.22.2003


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