Garo

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Garo
牙狼<GARO>
Genre Tokusatsu
Creator Amemiya Keita
Writer
Director
Starring
Voices of
Narrator Kageyama Hironobu
Opening theme
Ending theme
Composer(s)
No. of episodes 25
Production
Producer(s)
Production company(s)
  • Tohokushinsha
  • Deep Side
  • Omnibus Japan
Broadcast
Original channel TV Tokyo
Original run October 7, 2005 (2005-10-07) – March 31, 2006 (2006-03-31)
Chronology
Followed by Garo Special: Beast of the White Night
Original Garo TV Series
Garo Characters Chronology Trivia
Attacks Guests

Horror

Discography Media
Garo Special: Beast of the White Night >

牙狼

25 TV episodes + DVD bonus episode for the Garo Series

Characters[edit]

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Saejima Kouga / Golden Knight Garo (冴島鋼牙 / 黄金騎士・牙狼)
Played by Konishi Hiroki, Sawahata Ryuusei (Young)

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Mitsuki Kaoru (御月カオル)
Played by Hijii Mika, Katsuchi Kanami (Young)

Madou Ring Zaruba (魔導輪ザルバ)
Voiced by Kageyama Hironobu

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Suzumura Rei / Silver Fang Knight Zero (涼邑 零 / 銀牙騎士・絶狼)
Played by Fujita Ray

Madou Tool Silva (魔導具シルヴァ)
Voiced by Orikasa Ai

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Kurahashi Gonza (倉橋ゴンザ)
Played by Hotaru Yukijirou

Jabi (邪美)
Played by Sato Yasue

In cast sanjin.jpg Three Priestesses (三神官)

The three priestesses of the Eastern Watchdog Place where Garo has jurisdiction. Named after Kerberos, the three-headed watchdog of Hades.

Ker (ケイル)
Played by Watanabe Keaki, Inoue Fumiko (Voice)
Ber (ベル)
Played by Okamoto Anri, Kawana Machiko (Voice)
Ros (ローズ)
Played by Kashiwa Yukina, Sato Akemi (Voice)

Garm (ガルム)
The combined version of the three priestesses. Named after the Norse dog of Hell, Garm/Garmr. So both versions are named after dogs of Hell, just from different mythologies.

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Kodama (コダマ)
Played by Mark Musashi
The loyal butler of the three priests. Though his name means "echo" in Japanese, he ironically is mute. When he does open his mouth, it emits a destructive echo effect.

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Saejima Taiga (冴島大河)
Played by Watanabe Hiroyuki

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Ryuuzaki Karune (龍崎駈音)
Played by Kyomoto Masaki

Barago (バラゴ) / Dark Makai Knight Kiba (暗黒魔戒騎士・呀)
Played by Kobayashi Kenichi

Priest Amon (阿門法師)
Played by Maro Akaji

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Shinohara Asami (篠原亜佐美)
Played by Fukui Mina
Kaoru's friend.

Suit Actor[edit]

  • Golden Knight Garo - Oonishi Masaki 黄金騎士・牙狼 - 大西雅樹
  • Silver Fang Knight Zero - Mark Musashi 銀牙騎士・絶狼 - マーク武蔵
  • Dark Makai Knight Kiba - Maeda Hiroshi 暗黒魔戒騎士・呀 - 前田 浩
  • Beastform Garm - 八代峯奈 獣化ガルム - 八代峯奈

Chronology[edit]

Episode Title Japanese Air date Writer Director Ratings
Garo 01 Picture Book 絵本 October 7, 2005 Amemiya Keita 1.0%
Garo 02 Inga (Yin Self) 陰我 October 14, 2005 1.7%
Garo 03 Clock 時計 October 21, 2005 Yokoyama Makoto 2.3%
Garo 04 Dinner 晩餐 October 28, 2005 1.2%
Garo 05 Moonlight 月光 November 4, 2005 Kaji Kengo 2.3%
Garo 06 Beauty 美貌 November 11, 2005 2.1%
Garo 07 Silver Fang 銀牙 November 18, 2005 Amemiya Keita 1.3%
Garo 08 Ring 指輪 November 25, 2005 Kaneda Ryuu 1.9%
Garo 09 Ordeal 試練 December 2, 2005 Amemiya Keita 2.0%
Garo 10 Puppet 人形 December 9, 2005 Kaneda Ryuu 1.7%
Garo 11 Game 遊戯 December 16, 2005 Amemiya Keita 2.3%
Garo 12 Taiga 大河 December 23, 2005 1.0%
Garo 13 Promise 約束 January 6, 2006 Taguchi Kei 1.5%
Garo 14 Nightmare 悪夢 January 13, 2006 1.5%
Garo 15 Statue 偶像 January 20, 2006 Kaneda Ryuu 2.2%
Garo 16 Red Sake 赤酒 January 27, 2006 1.5%
Garo 17 Fish Tank 水槽 February 3, 2006 1.2%
Garo 18 World Charm 界符 February 10, 2006 Amemiya Keita 1.5%
Garo 19 Black Flame 黒炎 February 17, 2006 2.0%
Garo 20 Life 生命 February 24, 2006 1.6%
Garo 21 Magic Bullet 魔弾 March 3, 2006 Kobayashi Yuuji Yokoyama Makoto 2.2%
Garo 22 Engraving 刻印 March 10, 2006 1.5%
Garo 23 Heart Destruction 心滅 March 17, 2006 1.5%
Garo 24 Little Girl 少女 March 24, 2006 Amemiya Keita 2.2%
Garo 25 Spirits of Heroes 英霊 March 31, 2006 1.5%
Garo Gaiden Smile 笑顔 DVD Volume 7 N/A
Garo Special: Beast of the White Night

牙狼<GARO>スペシャル 白夜の魔獣

December 15, 2006 (2006-12-15) - December 22, 2006 (2006-12-22) Era Itaru Amemiya Keita N/A
Garo ~Red Requiem~

牙狼<GARO> ~RED REQUIEM~

October 30, 2010 (2010-10-30) N/A

Most viewers: Ep. 03…2.3% Ep. 05…2.3% Ep.11…2.3%

Lowest viewers: Ep.01…1.0% Ep.12…1.0%

Average: 1.71% [1]

Ratings[edit]

http://www10.atwiki.jp/shichouseiko/pages/23.html

第01話…1.0% 第02話…1.7% 第03話…2.3% 第04話…1.2% 第05話…2.3% 第06話…2.1% 第07話…1.3% 第08話…1.9% 第09話…2.0% 第10話…1.7% 第11話…2.3% 第12話…1.0% 第13話…1.5% 第14話…1.5% 第15話…2.2% 第16話…1.6% 第17話…1.2% 第18話…1.5% 第19話…2.0% 第20話…1.6% 第21話…2.2% 第22話…1.5% 第23話…1.5% 第24話…2.2% 第25話…1.5%

Most viewers: Episode 03, 05, and 11 tied at 2.3%
Lowest viewrs: Episode 01 and 12 tied at 1.0%
Average: 1.71%

Music[edit]

Openings
THEME OF GARO(Ep. 1 - 13)
MUSIC - TRY FORCE、JAM Project
Garo ~SAVIOR IN THE DARK~
Lyrics, Composition - Kageyama Hironobu/Arrangement - 須藤賢一/Vocal - JAM Project
Ep.14-23 uses the first part of the song, Ep. 24 uses the second part.
Endings
GARO~Boku ga Ai wo Tsutaete Yuku~(Ep.1-13, 22)
Lyrics, Composition - Kyomoto Masaki/Arrangement - 山本はるきち/Vocal - Kyomoto MasakiGARO Project(Ep.22)
Boku wa Mada Koi wo Shite wa Ikenai(Ep.14 -21、23,24)
Lyrics, Composition - 京本政樹/Arrangement - 山本はるきち/Vocal - Kyomoto Masaki, GARO Project(Ep.23,24)

The GARO Project versions have Konishi Hiroki, Hijii Mika, and Fujita Ray singing.

Staff[edit]

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Original Creator, General Director:

Amemiya Keita (雨宮慶太)

Director:

Amemiya Keita (雨宮慶太)
Yokoyama Makoto (横山 誠)
Kaji Kengo (梶 研吾)
Kaneda Ryuu (金田 龍)

Series Configuration, Writer:

Kaji Kengo (梶 研吾)

Writer:

Kobayashi Yuuji (小林雄次)
Hayashi Soutarou (林壮太郎)
Amemiya Keita (雨宮慶太)
Taguchi Kei (田口 恵)

Setting:

Taguchi Kei (田口 恵)

Executive Producer:

Ninomiya Kiyotaka (二宮清隆) (Tohokushinsha)
Kubo Satoshi (久保 聡) (Bandai Visual)
Shiraishi Makoto (白石 誠) (TV Tokyo)

Producer:

Hattori Hiroyuki (服部洋之) (Tohokushinsha)
Ishida Kouichi (石田幸一) (Broadmarks)
Nakagawa Junpei (中川順平) (TV Tokyo)

Creature Design:

Nirasawa Yasushi (韮沢 靖)

Music:

Oota Kouichi (太田浩一)
Kinoshita Shinji (木下伸司)
Kuriyama Yoshichika (栗山善親)
Sawano Hiroyuki (澤野弘之)

VFX:

Omnibus Japan

VFX Supervisor:

Kosaka Ichijun (小坂一順)

Action Director:

Yokoyama Makoto (横山 誠)
Koike Tatsurou (小池達朗)

Production:

Tohokushinsha
Deep Side
Omnibus Japan

Trivia[edit]

  • In the promos, the show was called "Hyper midnight action".
  • Zaruba is voiced by Kageyama Hironobu, the leader of JAM Project who do the opening and ending themes for this show.

Follow-up[edit]

After the initial run, a two-part special aired in 2006 called Garo Special: Beast of the White Night.

External Links[edit]

http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/garo/

Ratings

Japanese Wiki

T-N Release List[edit]

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