Gokudo is a light novel series created by Usagi Nakamura. The light novel was first serialized by Kadokawa Shoten in their light novel magazine Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko. It was later adapted into a manga in 1995 and is released in Dengeki Daioh magazine. An anime adaptation is then produced by Trans Arts and was aired TV Tokyo from April 2, 1999 to September 24, 1999, with a total of 26 episodes. Enoki Films holds the United States anime license under the name Jester the Adventurer. AnimeWorks translated and released the anime on DVD as Gokudo.