Good Luck Girl!

Good Luck Girl! is an anime series in the Good Luck Girl! franchise
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A God of Misfortune and Poverty cracks down on an overly-abundant person who drains "Happiness Energy" from others. From there, both parties end up clashing with hilarious results.

Overview

Good Luck Girl! (貧乏神が!Binbō-gami ga! lit. "God of Poverty!") is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name; a comedy with supernatural themes and a heavy emphasis on parody originally created by Yoshiaki Sukeno. The anime was produced by Sunrise and directed by Yoichi Fujita and Tomoyuki Kawamura as the chief director. Binbō-gami ga! began airing in Japan on July 4, 2012.

Licensing

FUNimation began a simulcast on July 14, 2012. The series was released on DVD and Blu-Ray combo on November 19, 2013.

Plot

Ichiko Sakura is an incredibly smart, athletic, wealthy, beautiful and otherwise talented high school girl, so much that the Japanese kami are concerned. Apparently, the reason Ichiko is so talented and lucky is because she unknowingly sucks out the "happiness energy" of everyone around her, giving herself extra luck at the expense of others. Momiji, a Japanese god of poverty and misfortune, is sent to suck out some of this energy in order to restore the balance of karma in the world, but not even Momiji's god status can save her from Ichiko's abundance of luck as she is thwarted time and time again in her efforts.

Characters

See also: Good Luck Girl (anime) characters for all characters in this series.

Ichiko Sakura (桜 市子 Sakura Ichiko)
Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa
Age: 16, Occupation: Student
Gender: Female, 157 cm (5'2"), 48 kg (106 lb), B-W-H: 96-60-85
The main protagonist. Ichiko has an abundance of "Happiness Energy," granting her incredible luck and talent, but at the expense of everyone around her. She is very self-centered and actually quite lonely, despite her good fortune. She has trouble letting anyone get close to her, with the exception of her butler Suwano.
Momiji (紅葉)
Voiced by: Yumi Uchiyama
Occupation: God of Poverty
Gender: Female, 157 cm (5'2"), 39 kg (86 lb), B-W-H: 78-58-79
A God of Poverty and Misfortune, on a mission to steal some of Ichiko's energy to restore the balance. She is constantly at odds with Ichiko and is often teased by her for being flat chested. Momiji is very lazy and hangs around Ichiko's place eating her food and generally making a mess.
Bobby (懋琵威(ボビー) Bobī)
Voiced by: Yoshihisa Kawahara
Age: 38, Occupation: Monk, Exorcist
Gender: Male, 193 cm (6'4"), 90 kg (198 lb)
A lecherous monk who wanders the world to exorcise any evil spirits or gods he comes across. He gives Ichiko the Soumin Shourai, which allows her to fight evenly against Momiji. Like Momiji, Bobby can also be found mooching at Ichiko's place.
Keita Tsuwabuki (石蕗 恵汰 Tsuwabuki Keita)
Voiced by: Kōki Uchiyama
Occupation: Student, Multiple Jobs
Gender: Male, 180 cm (5'11"), 72 kg (159 lb)
One of Ichiko's classmates, Keita constantly falls asleep in class due to working several part-time jobs to support his brothers and sisters, who he has been looking after after since their parents vanished. Keita doesn't like to be in anyone's debt.
Ranmaru Rindou (龍胆 嵐丸 Rindō Ranmaru)
Voiced by: Haruka Tomatsu
Occupation: Student
Gender: Female, 171 cm (5'7"), 54 kg (119 lb), B-W-H: 89-61-87
A tomboyish karate practitioner and heir to her father's dojo, Ranmaru transfers into Ichiko's school and they soon end up at each other's throats. She dresses like a stereotypical school delinquent, mostly because she was raised more like a son than a daughter. She develops a major crush on Keita.
Momou Inugami (犬神 桃央 Inugami Momō)
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono
Occupation: Momiji's Accomplice/Servant
Gender: Male, 177 cm (5'10"), 72 kg (159 lb)
A masochistic dog god who transforms between human and dog forms when he feels extreme pleasure. He poses as a stray puppy when he first meets Ichiko, but is soon busted when she washes him in the bathroom and he transforms.

Theme Music

Note: In episode 13 the opening and ending songs are switched.

#TitlePerformerEpisodes
OP01"Make my Day!"Piko01-12
OP02"Love Riot"HAPPY BIRTHDAY13
ED01"Love Riot"HAPPY BIRTHDAY01-12
ED02"Make my Day!"Piko13
Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Yoshiaki Sukeno
12
Tomoyuki Kawamura
12

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Original US Poster Art

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Name Good Luck Girl!
Name: 貧乏神が!
Romaji: Binbō-gami ga!
Publisher Sunrise Inc.
Start Year 2012
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