Japanese name: Calimero
Japanese name: カリメロ
English name: Calimero
Dates: October 15, 1974-September 30, 1975
1988 (Italy)
September 1980 (France)
Broadcast time: Tuesday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm) (original broadcast time)
Number of episodes: 47
Animation Studio: Toei Animation
Production Company: Toei Animation, KSS, and Rever (Italy)
Broadcaster: National Educational Television (NET)
TF1 (France)
RAI Uno (Italy)
Creator(s): Nina Pagot, Toni Pagot, and Ignazio Colnaghi (advertising animation)
Series Director: Yugo Serikawa
Episode Director(s): Yugo Serikawa, Kazuya Miyazaki, Takeshi Tamiya
Planning: Taichi Yamada, Kimio Yabuki
Art Director: Chiba Hideo
Character Designer(s): Shinya Takahashi
Animator(s): Bonjin Nagaki (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Shinobu Adachi (Calimero)
Genre(s): comedy, animal characters, children
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Note(s): Each episode consists of two short (11 minute) cartoons.

A second Calimero series was broadcast in 1992-1993.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Calimero 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 7, 2009
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