Heisei Tensai Bakabon

Japanese name: Heisei Tensai Bakabon Heisei Tensai Bakabon TV Series image
Japanese name: 平成天才バカボン
English name: Heisei Period Bakabon the Genius-Fool
Dates: January 6, 1990-December 27, 1990
Broadcast time: Saturday, 18:30-19:00 (6:30-7:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 46
Animation Studio: Studio Pierrot
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Fujio Akatsuka (manga)
Series Director: Hiroshi Sasagawa
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Kenji Shimazu, Yoshihisa Tachikawa, Kyotaro Kimura
Planning: Kazuo Shimamura
Art Director: Setsuko Ishizu
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Yoshiyuki Kishi
Animator(s): Hiroshi Kawabata (director), Yoshiyuki Kishi (director), Masaki Abe (director), Motosuki Takahashi (director), Saburou Masutani (director)
Music: Yusuke Honma
Sound: Kan Mizumoto (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Megumi Hayashibara (Bakabon)
Genre(s): comedy, modern life
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Note(s): Each episode is composed of two fifteen minute cartoons.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Heisei 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.

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