Golgo 13

The BEST episodes of Golgo 13

Every episode of Golgo 13 ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Golgo 13!

Duke Togo is a professional assassin. His age and birthplace are unknown and there is no consensus in the worldwide intelligence community as to his true identity. Most of his jobs are completed through the use of a customized, scoped M16 rifle.

Last Updated: 11/13/2022Network:TV Tokyo
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Outmoded Livery
star
9.65
31 votes

#1 - Outmoded Livery

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 12/13/2008

Golgo is hired to kill a man named Berne Shulze, a wealthy and influential businessman who has disappeared following accusations of swindling. The moment he accepts the job, the client is suddenly shot dead, but as he had accepted he continues. Schulze being a rich man is thought to have had plastic surgery to change his appearance, but his mistress is prominent in the Monte Carlo casino scene. Leaving the casino Duke notices the mistress accompanied by another woman and whilst following them home, he is ambushed but kills his attackers. Approaching the house he deduces that the other woman is actually Berne Schulze in disguise and at a rally event successfully shoots his target.

Writer: K. Motomitsu
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The Superstars' Joint Appearance
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8.00
3 votes

#2 - The Superstars' Joint Appearance

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/9/2008

Bob Stigner, vice-president of Conan Associates, hires an ex-Polish olympic athlete and soldier named Ledell Nikolavitch to assassinate the company's president and current leader Ted Conan in order to take over the entire company despite what Ted had done to help Bob escape from his past problems. However, Ted is wise to Bob's game and decides to hire Golgo 13 to assassinate both Bob and Ledell for good.

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The Saint That Reeks of Death
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8.00
4 votes

#3 - The Saint That Reeks of Death

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/26/2008

Fueled by the murder of his fiancée by the new underground cult the NYPD had been investigating, a NYPD Officer hires Golgo 13 to assassinate the cult's masked leader, Michael. However, the cult's members, fearless of death, go to any lengths to protect its leader, a self-proclaimed saint. As Golgo 13 infiltrated the cult, he is quickly recognized as a threat and ordered to be killed. Though, he thwarted their plans and escaped while being pursued by the cult's extremist followers.

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Ash's Greatest Day
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8.00
1 votes

#4 - Ash's Greatest Day

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 1/10/2009

Golgo 13 is hired to kill Hewitt, the number 2 in a crime syndicate. The head of the syndicate died in an accident and all signs point to Hewitt being responsible. The previous number 1 had placed a large amount of gold bullion in a bank vault and Hewitt becoming paranoid will only be vulnerable on the ceremony day when he visits the vault in the morning. However the location of the bank plus the small army of goons as security make the shot impossible. Opposite lives a struggling artist named Ash who is behind in his rent payments and is the only one in the apartment block. One day Golgo 13 shows up at his door and buys Ash's entire art works making him a rich man. Ash pays off his rent and flies off to Florida to start a new life. Meanwhile Golgo buys the apartment block in cash from the landlord. As Hewitt gets out of the car towards the bank, the client's henchman demolishes the apartment and Golgo 13 from the building behind snipes Hewitt before the dust cloud obstructs his and the goons view. Meanwhile Ash is enjoying his new life in Florida grateful to the man that gave him the means to live this new lifestyle.

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A Banquet for Brutes
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8.00
1 votes

#5 - A Banquet for Brutes

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 1/17/2009

Two millionaires who bet on human bloodsports hire a top assassin, Spartacus, to duel with Golgo 13 under the guise of protecting themselves from him. They have the Colosseum rigged with cameras and microphones in order to watch. Golgo 13 emerges from the duel the winner and reveals to Spartacus the recording equipment. Angry that he was used, he hires Golgo 13 to kill the millionaires right before he dies. The millionaires use their influence to fly to South Africa to a safe place whilst being guarded by the Sicilian mafia and theirs being the first plane out of Rome. However they are shot dead upon arrival from another plane on the tarmac that had overtaken them from Rome whilst they had refueled in Nairobi.

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Ebony Eyes
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8.00
1 votes

#6 - Ebony Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 3/14/2009

Mafia boss, Thomas Grebbick has annoyed his superiors who send their three hit-men to kill him. To protect himself he sends his own, Ron, who kills them. In retaliation the bosses hire Golgo 13 to kill Grebbick. Whilst Golgo evades Grebbick's goons, Ron's girlfriend recognizes Golgo as her child's father from a previous sexual encounter. and she begs him to just take a glance at their child. Grebbick uses this arranges to meet Golgo to persuade him to switch sides or the child will be killed. Instead Golgo completes his contract and shoots Grebbick and Ron accidentally shoots his girlfriend whilst trying to kill Golgo. All the goons are killed leaving only Golgo and the child. After glancing at the child Golgo leaves.

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Room No. 909
star
7.89
9 votes

#7 - Room No. 909

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/18/2008

Golgo 13 is hired by a representative of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission when he was told to target a mafia financier in New York. Despite getting into trouble when his used .30-06 Springfield cartridge fell down from his apartment balcony due to the appearance of a stray cat, Togo tries to cover his tracks when a desperate detective of the NYPD starts to hound him over his stay in New York City.

Writer: K. Motomitsu
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The Masterpiece Assault Rifle
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7.71
7 votes

#8 - The Masterpiece Assault Rifle

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/25/2008

What began as a simple mission to stir up trouble for racers driving Japanese-made vehicles in a rally race turns into a match of sniping when Golgo 13 is targeted by the Savine brothers, ex-French Foreign Legion soldiers turned mercenaries armed with modified XM29 OICW and FN F2000 bullup assault rifles while being aided by customized digital scopes made by a European arms dealer named Kaizer in order to market them to numerous military forces from around the globe.

Directors: Shunji Ooga
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An Offering to God
star
7.67
6 votes

#9 - An Offering to God

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/16/2008

Golgo 13 is hired out by a mobster to go to Massachusetts and assassinate an anti-crime analyst during the state's presidential elections. When Golgo 13 is arrested by FBI agents for assaulting an agent, he is grilled regarding the murder and the PPS-made revolver that he used until a lawyer named Mr. Barton begins to question the loopholes in the FBI's accusations against Duke.

Directors: Shunji Ooga
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Above Largemouth Lake
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7.50
2 votes

#10 - Above Largemouth Lake

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 1/31/2009

Duke kills two moose with one shot whilst hunting in Canada with a custom powerful rifle and is arrested by two park rangers for going over the allowed quota. Whilst in custody at the ranger station some thugs try to kill him but he shoots them first and escapes kidnapping the female thug. It is revealed that the CIA have hired Duke to kill McCord a double agent before he can defect and the woman he kidnapped works for McCord. Golgo burns her clothes so she cannot escape the log cabin as she would freeze to death outside and gives a local girl an expensive coat to look after her. The woman promptly escapes, stealing her clothes, and meets up with McCord to take him to a helicopter to escape. As they travel on a snowmobile she realizes too late that the escape was too easy and that against the white backdrop, the red coat she stole sticks out and that Golgo 13 has a rifle powerful enough to shoot through multiple targets. Using the red coat as a target, Golgo kills both the woman and McCord.

Writer: K. Motomitsu
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Christmas, 24 Hours
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7.50
2 votes

#11 - Christmas, 24 Hours

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 12/20/2008

Golgo 13 arrives at a hotel for Christmas but immediately falls under the suspicion of Dahl, the hotel detective that has heard about a recent spate of local crimes. When a known pickpocket tries his luck on Golgo he is caught and handed over to Dahl to deal with him. The pickpocket informs Dahl that he felt a gun on Golgo and so she decides to pay him a visit. She realizes that Golgo is not responsible for any of the local crimes but knows he's a professional there to do a job. Meanwhile Tommy Nabarro, a syndicate under-boss, is bailed. A policeman informs Dahl that Nabarro is staying in her hotel but he is to be assassinated as he knows about various crimes committed as well as a link between the syndicate and a senator. As Nabarro leaves the hotel on Christmas day Golgo causes him to turn around before sniping him from his room, so it appears that the shooter was at street level. Golgo checks out the hotel and walks past Dahl who is grateful that Nabarro was killed outside the hotel.

Writer: K. Motomitsu
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Steinbeck the III
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7.50
4 votes

#12 - Steinbeck the III

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 8/9/2008

Golgo 13 is hired by a MI5 operative, who had been able to infiltrate covertly the security detail of Louis Steinbeck III, an aristocratic man supposedly of French royal descent under orders from the British government. Golgo is hired to assassinate Steinbeck III as he is the leader of a secret rogue intelligence organization that sells out all types of classified information to various countries called MC-130. However, the MI5 operative/Steinbeck III bodyguard learns that Golgo did not target Steinbeck III but instead, went for the butler as he was the real leader of MC-130 when the hit was in operation.

Writer: Jiro Makido
Dead Angle
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7.50
2 votes

#13 - Dead Angle

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/20/2008

Golgo 13 is hired to assassinate the Jordanian emissary to the United States, while the emissary transfers from a plane to his helicopter. However, a young, hot-shot sniper is hired by the American State Department to take Golgo out before he accomplishes this. By leaving two disassembled rifles in fake sniping points, Duke is able to fool the inexperienced gunman. Golgo then uses an M-16 to take out both his new rival and the helicopter.

Writer: Kazuya Kudou
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Pretty Woman
star
7.50
8 votes

#14 - Pretty Woman

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/2/2008

Linda, the wife of a mafia leader in New York City hires Golgo 13 for the purpose of assassinating him so as to start another life all over again in Florida. Things gets complicated when the mafia boss kills one of his henchmen after being accused of trying to be in an affair with Linda, resulting in a small gang war fight before Golgo 13 was able to get rid of his targets and unfortunately Linda when she decides to kill him.

Writer: K. Motomitsu
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The Glass Fortress
star
7.40
5 votes

#15 - The Glass Fortress

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/16/2008

Golgo is deployed on a covert mission in England to locate and kill a reclusive millionaire named Vargas Walton who has been "keeping" women as his guests in his estate located at an artificial island, ready to have healty organs from them to be harvested and kept ready for donors while using the funds from organ donations to finance several terrorist groups. The millionaire is protected by high-tech bulletproof glass, making an assassination attempt from the sea or air nearly impossible coupled with an ex-expert Olympic shooter named J.J. as the head of his bodyguard detail.

Writer: Midori Natsu
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One Second Among 36,000
star
7.33
3 votes

#16 - One Second Among 36,000

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired 2/21/2009

A man hires Golgo 13 to kill Carronte, a terrorist in a maximum security prison, to avenge the death of his family in a random act of terrorism. However Carronte's cell is behind a revolving door and sliding door and only has a small aperture window. Golgo 13 has to maintain his posture for ten hours in order to make the shot. Knowing this is impossible he contacts a man who was involved in an athletic doping scandal who can make a drug to relax his muscles. Golgo manages to shoot the target but his muscles are in a bad shape and requires professional massage to recover. The chemist had offered to do this but took Golgo's vital statistics to an FSB contact who would give him a huge reward for killing Golgo 13. As Golgo can hardly move he moves to kill him but does not anticipate how well prepared the professional is.

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Sharpshoot on the G-String
star
7.25
4 votes

#17 - Sharpshoot on the G-String

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/23/2008

Golgo 13 is hired by Simpson a famed violinist from London Symphony Orchestra to sabotage a charity concert lead by his replacement Kaspersky by shooting the G-string from his violin.

Writer: Isao Himuro
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Sleep Inside the Cage
star
7.25
4 votes

#18 - Sleep Inside the Cage

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/2008

Golgo 13 is arrested and sent to Pandora Island Prison, an isolated prison somewhere near the Alaska mainland to rescue a prisoner named Patrick Zalas despite being under the thumb of a sadistic and corrupt warden named Kickers. But after the two escape, Golgo executes him under orders of Patrick's bosses.

Writer: Kazuo Koike
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The Target Returned
star
7.25
4 votes

#19 - The Target Returned

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/13/2008

Golgo 13 assassinates a drug lord after he attacks and wipes out his FBI and NYPD escorts before heading to Hong Kong to do another job when he finds out that a lookalike was responsible for hiring him. After realizing that the lookalike was merely a gangster named Spike Jordan, Duke kills him with cyanide gas.

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Night of the Murder
star
7.25
4 votes

#20 - Night of the Murder

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 11/29/2008

A real-estate businessman, Johnson, discovers that a bet he lost years ago to Crump, another real-estate business man, was rigged and resulted in Crump becoming very rich and powerful. In a bid to exact revenge he hires Golgo 13 to kill Crump, who has a love of the theater, but not anyone else. As Crump is constantly surrounded by bodyguards, Duke has to use a specially made disposable gun and time the shooting with the sound effects of the play and hide the gun before anybody notices.

Writer: Isao Himuro
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Florida Chase
star
7.00
3 votes

#21 - Florida Chase

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/27/2008

The aide to the US minister of foreign affairs hires Golgo to kill Jose Campos, an immigrant drug distributor who is in custody but is still organizing the smuggling of drugs into Florida. Meanwhile a new type of armored van is stolen and used in springing Campos from a prison bus. In order for the US to save face and with the authorities unable to stop the armored van, the aide requires that Golgo completes the job before Campos makes it to Mexico. Duke acquires the schematics to the van and a specialized gun with armor piercing bullets and masquerades as a SWAT team member at a roadblock and successfully shoots Campos through the van's weak point.

Writer: Midori Natsu
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Armored Soldier SDR2
star
7.00
1 votes

#22 - Armored Soldier SDR2

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 3/21/2009

Following a successful assassination, Golgo's escape plane crash lands on an island where the American military are testing the new SDR2 armoured suit against captured terrorists. The inexperienced pilot is ordered to kill Golgo as he is a witness to the new technology. As the pilot becomes increasingly unstable after being outsmarted several times Golgo is finally able to destroy the SDR2 with a well-placed shot. The American officer has Golgo brought in where he demands his services as an advisor. Not wanting to comply Golgo kills the officer and the guards.

The Lingering Night
star
7.00
1 votes

#23 - The Lingering Night

Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired 3/7/2009

Mayor Bardot's wife, Danielle, recognizes Duke Togo at a party at a hotel from a previous sexual encounter. Bardot hires some thugs to persuade him to leave town but they are easily overpowered and are forced to lead Duke to Bardot. There he recognizes Danielle as a former prostitute who had killed her pimp that same night she met Golgo. Fearful that Golgo was responsible for threatening to blackmail Bardot about Danielle's past he tried to get Golgo to leave but, just as he had done before, Golgo warned them to never bother him. However Danielle had also hired an assassin to kill Golgo for the blackmail but now realizes that he was not responsible and tries to persuade the assassin to abort but due to pride he continues. Golgo shoots the assassin during a car chase causing Danielle to die in the ensuing crash.

Writer: Takao Saito
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End-of-the-Century Hollywood
star
7.00
2 votes

#24 - End-of-the-Century Hollywood

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 2/28/2009

Loi, an Asian film producer is looking to shoot on location in America but the actors and producers are continually being assassinated. In order to protect the star of his movie, Lee, and secure the future of the Kong Kong film industry, he hires Golgo 13 to kill those responsible for the attempts on Lee's life, however he does not know who is being the attacks. An American company is behind the attacks using the DIA to try to kill Lee out of fear that the Kong Kong film industry will bankrupt them and erode into the American film industry, reducing the American influence around the world. Golgo moves Loi and Lee to a Chinese secret armored building and when DIA elite troops attack, he has planned its defense and is able to kill most of the troops and determine who is responsible. Some make it to where Loi and Lee are and fatally shoot Loi. Golgo shoot the halogen gas fire system releasing the gas into the airtight room. Shooting the window with a grenade the air pressure difference sucks out the remaining troops. Golgo finishes the assignment by killing the one responsible for the assassinations.

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The Blank Request
star
7.00
1 votes

#25 - The Blank Request

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 2/7/2009

A group of terrorists, whose aim is to kill the king, try to prevent their leader from being assassinated by Golgo 13 by blowing him up. However he escapes but crashes his car. Krista, a woman at the crash scene, takes him back to her place as he refused to go to hospital and realizes that he is a criminal. Golgo is left with amnesia but his instincts saves them from death on more than one occasion and as he slowly regains his memory they make their way to a small village in the country where the king is due to visit soon. As the king arrives Golgo shoots in the air to alert security to his presence as he tries to pressurize himself to remember the target. He remembers that a priest hired him to kill the terrorist leader, Father Vernon, who is also a priest due to lok after the king on his visit. He takes aim and kills Father Vernon but Krista witnessed the job. Before Golgo can kill her, she is shot by a terrorist thug as Golgo dodges out the way and shoot the terrorist. The security forces only find Krista's body as they reach the shooting point.

Directors: Shunji Ooga
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