Ginga Nagareboshi Gin

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  • 1986
  • 1 Season
  • 8.9  (3,124)

Ginga Nagareboshi Gin is an anime television series that aired in Japan on TV Asahi from 1986 to 1987. It is a story about a young dog named Gin, who embarks on a quest to become the leader of the heroic dog pack that defends the Ohu Mountains from evil enemies. The show follows the adventures of Gin, a silver-furred Akita pup, who is born into the wild and abandoned by his mother. He is rescued by a friendly dog named Daisuke, who becomes his new owner and trains him to fight against the vicious bear, Akakabuto.

After meeting several other dogs who have also been affected by Akakabuto's reign of terror, Gin learns about the legendary leader of the Ohu Mountains' dog pack, Riki. He decides to follow in Riki's footsteps and become the hero that the others can look up to and rally around.

Throughout the show, Gin encounters many obstacles that he must overcome to succeed in his quest. He has to deal with other dogs who are jealous of his potential leadership, as well as threats from the humans who want to destroy the dogs and reclaim their land.

The show introduces a wide variety of characters, each with their own unique personalities and motivations. There's John, a loyal English Pointer who never gives up in the face of adversity; Akame, a ninja dog with a sharp mind and quick reflexes; and Ben, a shaggy sheepdog with an iron will and a heart of gold. Suffice to say, these dogs are sure to charm audiences with their compelling personalities and depth of character.

Ginga Nagareboshi Gin is a show that mixes action, adventure, and drama into an epic tale of heroism and bravery. The writers do an excellent job of creating a captivating world filled with danger and excitement, while also exploring the emotional themes that underpin the story.

One of the most significant strengths of the show is the way it deals with complex themes such as loyalty, bravery, and self-sacrifice. Viewers will find themselves becoming emotionally invested in the characters and their struggles, rooting for them to overcome their obstacles and emerge victorious.

The animation in the show is top-notch for its time, with dynamic action sequences and impressive attention to detail. The voice acting is also outstanding, with the talented cast lending their voices to bring the characters to life.

In conclusion, Ginga Nagareboshi Gin is an anime series that continues to captivate audiences for its thrilling action,

But what makes the show truly standout is its handling of themes central to the human experience. The show's dedication to exploring the relationships between characters - be it the bonds of brotherhood between dogs, the loyalty between master and pet, or the love that blossoms between the protagonists - sets it apart and make it a must-watch for fans of the genre.

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Seasons
Silver! Go Upon The Journey Of A New Leadership!
21. Silver! Go Upon The Journey Of A New Leadership!
September 22, 1986
Determined to reclaim Futago pass and the Ou Mountains as their own, Gin and his army launch their final attack on Akakabuto.
Angry Silver! Now Show Your Courage!
20. Angry Silver! Now Show Your Courage!
September 8, 1986
The dogs take a well earned rest and mourn the loss of the loyal soldier Benizakura, their rest is stopped by the sound of fighting, they follow the sounds and come across two bears figthting, one of them is killed and is eaten by the other bear, Ben warns them all not to attack and the bear runs away, Wilson recognised the bear and told them the story of the cannibal bear known only as 'Harpoon Bear'. They follow the bear to Akakabuto's fortress, and Akakabuto emerges from the top, amazing all of the dogs with his huge size, the dogs lure the Harpoon bear down the fortress and they all kill him, leaving only Akakabuto in their way of reclaiming Futago pass.
Pitterful! The Last Moment Of Crimson Cherryblossom!
19. Pitterful! The Last Moment Of Crimson Cherryblossom!
August 18, 1986
Gin wonders how to kill Madara, when Kirikaze, who is close to death, reminds Gin of the scythes used by the Kogas, Gin successfully kills Madara. The pack are ambushed by 3 more bears, one of them is the strong Lieutenant, Mosa. Gin and Ben manage to tie up the bear with some rope and push him into the river, Benizakura swims to the bottom and ties the rope to a tree trunk, unfortunatly Benizakura's leg gets caught and he dies a hero's death.
Fight! The Strongest One Throws Away Their Life!
18. Fight! The Strongest One Throws Away Their Life!
August 4, 1986
The pack split up into four groups and each attack one of Akakabuto's bear strongholds each, Hyena realises he is a coward and is not prepared to die for the cause and hides in the bushes, Ben's eyesight finaly deminishes and he is left totally blind, the traitor Sniper attacks Ben and they both fall into a revine, Hyena jumps in after them to try and save Ben. The pack successfully kill 6 of Akakabuto's bears with only his Lieutenant Madara remains.
Now, We Realise! The Origin Of The Leader!
17. Now, We Realise! The Origin Of The Leader!
July 28, 1986
The two packs meet, and have a total of over 1600 dogs for the final battle against Akakabuto. Cross gived birth to Ben's puppies and the leader Riki gives the dogs a speech that brings them to tears.
The Tears Arrive! A Close Companion Meets Their Death!
16. The Tears Arrive! A Close Companion Meets Their Death!
July 21, 1986
The group splits in to two groups of 200 and go their seperate ways to hunt for more recruits. A battle with some of Akakabuto's soldiers leads Moss and his group to find some new recruits, 4 German Shepards called Kisaragi, Uzuki, Hazuki and Minazuki. Meanwhile, Ben is still at the vet getting his vision checked and a small Dachshund friend helps Cross to give birth.
Crimson Cherryblossom! The Strongest One Of All!
15. Crimson Cherryblossom! The Strongest One Of All!
July 14, 1986
When they arrive in Uwajima, Musashi tells the story of Benizakura, the strongest dog he has ever known, they travel to town and hear cheering, Benizakura is fighting a bull. Meanwhile ben goes to an old friend to get medical help about his eye sight, which is rapidly deteriorating, also Gin arrives in Uwajima, disobeying Ben's orders, but Gin wants Benizakura ro join their army, the only way to settle this and for him to join is for Gin to fight Benizakura, if Gin wins, he will join.
Advancing! The Small One Is The Young Leader!
14. Advancing! The Small One Is The Young Leader!
July 7, 1986
The group swim to an island called Shikoku, which is notorious for it's dog fights, their goal is to get a world championship fighting dog named Musashi to join their army. Ben's eye sight is becoming worse, and the group meet a dog named Bill who saved Gin's life after Sniper attacks.
Justice! The Orders Of The Leader!
13. Justice! The Orders Of The Leader!
June 30, 1986
Ben is in need of the herbs to cure the poison, he hallucinates and attacks Akatora, but is forgiven after he recieves the healing herbs. Kurojaki and his remaining Koga dog's attack the group until a border collie named Wilson is seen on the cliff tops holding Kurojaki's puppy in his mouth and orders them to leave or he will kill his son.
It's Dangerous Ben! The Confrontation Of The Ninja Grounds!
12. It's Dangerous Ben! The Confrontation Of The Ninja Grounds!
June 23, 1986
The group enter a large forest and come across 3 dogs eating the corpse of a white dog, when confronted they say that their leader Kurojaki lets them eat dogs. Whilst under attack from Kurojaki's Koga ninja dogs, Ben and Akame are lured into poisonous thorns and his sons must find them the antidote before it is too late.
Patience Dog! The Dark Shadow Of The Iga Village!
11. Patience Dog! The Dark Shadow Of The Iga Village!
June 16, 1986
Gin and Smith arrive to stop the fight before everyone gets killed, Cross starts to cry as he thinks Ben has been killed by the collapsing rocks, Ben emmerges from the rocks, only to be injured, Moss attacks, but Ben wins, so Moss's arm unite with Ben and Gin. They enter a ninja village called Iga, and are poisoned in a trap by some mysterious shadow dogs.
Monster! Moss's Soldiers On The Rock Peak!
10. Monster! Moss's Soldiers On The Rock Peak!
June 9, 1986
Be and the gang rest in a cave, whilst the traitor Hyena sneaks off and tell's Moss of their where abouts, when searching for the missing Hyena, they realise they have been set up and fight breaks out between Ben and Moss's armies.
Demon Dog! The Three Kai Brothers!
9. Demon Dog! The Three Kai Brothers!
June 2, 1986
Gin, Ben and Cross watch the legendary Kai brother's attacking a stampede of bulls, Ben would like them to join their group, and offers them a 3 on 3 fight, if they win, the Kai brothers will join their army.
Now! Go On The Journey Of An Adult!
8. Now! Go On The Journey Of An Adult!
May 26, 1986
Gin and the others are introduced to Commander Sniper, who tries to attack and kill Gin, until the leader Riki returns. The army is becoming bigger and stronger, and they discuss the ways in which they can kill Akakabuto.
Scarred In Your Heart Forever! The Oath Of The Group!
7. Scarred In Your Heart Forever! The Oath Of The Group!
May 19, 1986
Madara, Akakabuto's lieutenant attacks Gin, John and Daisuke in the woods. We see the introduction of a new platoon of dogs, including Ben, Cross, Great and Smith.
Howl! The Mountain Calls!
6. Howl! The Mountain Calls!
May 12, 1986
Hidetoschi goes to collect the corpse of the dead bear, only to find bones, he spots a large group of mysterious dogs watching him from the cliff top, meanwhile Daisuke swaps his scooter for a new bow. Gin and Daisuke are heading home, and see a large group of dogs attack and kill a bear, Gin, intrigued by their skills, goes towards the group to meet their leader.
Victory! Although The Scars Come!
5. Victory! Although The Scars Come!
May 5, 1986
Gin and Daisuke attack the bear, while Daisuke is still scared and hiding behind the tree, he finaly plucks up the courage and fires an arrow into the bears eye, a lightning bolt fells a tree between Gin, Daisuke and the bear, he fires an arrow into the bears throat and another into it's nose, and the bear drops dead.
The Challenge Of Akakabuto's Bear Family!
4. The Challenge Of Akakabuto's Bear Family!
April 28, 1986
Gohei is training Gin when he suddenly collapses, Gin runs for help, and Daisuke offers to train Gin in his place while Gohei is in hospital. Hidetoschi gives Daisuke a powerful bow so he can join in the hunt for Akakabuto, they train for solid month until Daisuke masters the power of the bow.
Now We Know Silver's Friendship Is For Life!
3. Now We Know Silver's Friendship Is For Life!
April 21, 1986
Daisuke is sitting to dinner with his family, when a bloody, inhured man enters their home and says he was attacked by a bear. Daisuke sends for the hunter Gohei. Gohei, Daisuke, Gin and John head to the forest to hunt the bear, they assume it is the demon bear Akakabuto, but it is a different bear as it still has it's right eye.
Gin's Effort For The Other Side...There Is A Tomorrow!
2. Gin's Effort For The Other Side...There Is A Tomorrow!
April 14, 1986
Gohei is the new owner of Gin, this makes Daisuke mad, as Gin is his favourite of the Akita puppy's. Gohei see's talent in Gin and trains him to be a fighter and hunter, he tries to get Gin to eat bear meat but the puppy refuses. Gohei thinks it is good that Gin is cautious and tells him the tale of a dog named Rikyou who died because he was too sure of himself.
The Small Hero... Silver's Birth!
1. The Small Hero... Silver's Birth!
April 7, 1986
Shiro and his master Gohei are hunting the demon bear Akakabuto, the fight heads towards a cliff and Shiro and Akakabuto fall into the canyon. Five years later Gohei is out hunting with Shiro's son Riki, in the meantime Riki's partner Fuji has given birth to a puppy she names Gin.
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  • Premiere Date
    April 7, 1986
  • IMDB Rating
    8.9  (3,124)