Tensai Bakabon

Japanese name: Tensai Bakabon
Japanese name: 天才バカボン
English name: Bakabon the Foolish Genius
Dates: September 25, 1971-June 24, 1972
Broadcast time: Saturday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 40
Animation Studio: Tokyo Movie Shinsha (TMS)
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Yomiuri Television (YTV)
Creator(s): Fujio Akatsuka (manga)
Series Director: Hiroshi Saito, Eiji Okabe
Episode Director(s):
Art Director: Masashi Kageyama
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Tsutomu Shibayama (director)
Music: Takeo Watanabe
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, daily life
Home Video
Japan: DVD (BBBA 9219)
Note(s): Each episdode consists of two short cartoons.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Tensai Bakabon 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: February 28, 2009
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