Kintaro Nanba
難波 金太郎なんば きんたろう
Civilization(s) FireFire NatureNature
Voice Actor Jay Lerner (Season 1)
R. Martin Klein (Season 3)
Chiyako Shibahara

Kintaro Nanba was introduced in Season 1 of the Duel Masters Anime.

He is the gatekeeper of the Temple.


Season 1

He is the former gatekeeper of the Junior Duelist Center. He was fired by Hakuoh after losing to Shobu (Who he had quickly befriended.) Nobody knows how old he is, and he often carries around a man-purse and an abacus. He also showed Shobu the way into temple to face the temple guardians and have handed the access key to Shobu as well after losing.

When Hakuoh was defeated by Shobu later Kintaro was welcomed back as a White Soldier in replace of Benny Haha.

Duel Masters Charge

He later dueled Extreme Bucketman in tournament finals and lost against him.

Duel Masters Versus Revolution

He is seen being defeated by Rambo along with Komei and Mikuni. His appearance has never been changed from the first season of the manga series.


Series 1

He dueled against Shobu in a game of Magic: The Gathering and lost to him. He later became Shobu's friend.


He uses a Fire and Nature deck.


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