Japanese name: Akane-chan
Japanese name: あかねちゃん
English name: Little Akane
Dates: April 6, 1968-September 29, 1968
Broadcast time: Saturday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30 pm) (original broadcast time)
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Tetsuya Chiba (manga)
Series Director:
Episode Director(s): Bonjin Nagaki, Yasuo Yamaguchi
Writer(s): Shun-ichi Yukimuro, Tadaaki Yamazaki
Art Director:
Art Design: Saburo Yokoi, Shigeyoshi Endo, Hideo Chiba
Character Designer(s): Shinya Takahashi
Animator(s): Kenzou Koizumi (director), Takahashi Shinya (director), Michimasa Ochiai (director), Katsuyuki Kubo (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, family life, elementary school, children
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Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Akane-chan go to the Chronology of Animation.
Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: March 21, 2009
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