Name: Animation Hero and Heroine Series VII "Manga Japanese Fairy Tales (Manga Nihon Mukashi Banashi)"
Issue date: 22 February 2008
This is a collection of short episodes based on Japanese Folk Tales, the series was originally broadcast on MBS in 1975 and on TBS from 1976 to 1994 and reached a peak audience rating of 33.6% in Tokyo. During that time over 2800 episodes (1400 half hour episodes with two short tales each) were created.
TBS had received many requests to re-air the series from adults who grew up watching the it present the old folk tales like Momotaro (Peach Boy) and The Monkey and the Crab.
2007 Japan Animation Hero and Heroine Series VI FDC
2008 Japan Animation Hero and Heroine Series VII FDC
Thursday, March 13, 2008