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Crush Gear Turbo, also known just as Crush Gear, is an anime and manga series. The anime series, produced by Sunrise, spanned 68 episodes, aired across Japan on the anime television network Animax, from October 7, 2001 to January 26, 2003. It was followed on by a sequel, Crush Gear Nitro, which has also been aired across Japan by Animax. Crush Gear Turbo was about people who threw mechanical vehicles into a large ring to fight and "crush" each other. Magna Pacific released Crush Gear Turbo in English in Australia. Cartoon Network Philippines, ABS-CBN, Studio 23 and Hero TV also released Crush Gear Turbo in the Philippines.

  1. Hajime Yatate


Series Cast

  1. Megumi Matsumoto as Kouya Marino (voice)

    Megumi Matsumoto

    Kouya Marino (voice)

    68 Episodes

  2. Akemi Kanda as Kaoru Hanano (voice)

    Akemi Kanda

    Kaoru Hanano (voice)

    68 Episodes

  3. Akira Sasanuma as Takeshi Manganji (voice)

    Akira Sasanuma

    Takeshi Manganji (voice)

    68 Episodes

  4. Chika Sakamoto as Kyousuke Jin (voice)

    Chika Sakamoto

    Kyousuke Jin (voice)

    68 Episodes

  5. Michael Shitanda

    Jirou Oriza (voice)

    68 Episodes

  6. Naomi Shindo as Kuroudo Marume (voice)

    Naomi Shindo

    Kuroudo Marume (voice)

    68 Episodes

  7. Akiko Nakagawa as Gina Firestein (voice)

    Akiko Nakagawa

    Gina Firestein (voice)

    68 Episodes

  8. Asami Okamoto

    Mrs. Manganji (voice)

    68 Episodes

  9. Asami Sanada as Michael Steiner

    Asami Sanada

    Michael Steiner

    68 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2001 | 68 Episodes

Kouya, a 5th Grade boy, loves a game called “Crush Gear.” His Crush Gear technique is not so good at first, but he develops with some help from friends. “Crush Gear Turbo” is not only a story of battles with machines called “Gears.” It is also the story of friendship, victory, and growth. By customizing his Gear by himself, Kouya comes to feel that it is in an important friend. And that feeling leads him to victory. Also, by recognizing the same feelings in his opponent, he becomes friends even with his rival.

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Crush Gear Turbo
Crush Gear Turbo


Original Name 激闘!クラッシュギアTURBO

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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