Cats Toninden Teyande

Japanese name: Cats Toninden Teyande
Japanese name: キャッ党忍伝てやんでえ
English name: Cat Party Ninja Story; Samurai Pizza Cats
French name: Samouraï Pizza Cats
Polish name: Samuraje z Pizza Kot
Dates: February 1, 1990-February 5, 1991
September 3, 1990-November 13, 1990 (United States)
September 1991 (France)
Broadcast time: Tuesday, 18:30-19:00 (6:30-7:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 54
Animation Studio: Tatsunoko Productions
Production Company: Sotsu Agency, Tatsunoko Productions
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Saban International (syndicator) (United States)
La Cinq (France)
Polsat 2 (Poland)
Series Director: Kunitoshi Okajima
Episode Director(s): Katsumi Kosuga, Kunitoshi Okajima, Mineo Fuji, Shingo Kaneko, Shinji Takagi
Planning: Mayori Sekijima (series constitution), Satoru Akahori (series constitution)
Storyboard(s): Shingo Kaneko
Writer(s): Hiroyuki Kawasaki, Mayori Sekijima, Satoru Akahori, Yumi Kageyama
Art Director: Toyoaki Nakajima
Character Designer(s): Noritaka Suzuki, Yoshio Kabashima
Animator(s): Masami Suda (director), Yukio Oyake (director), Yoshio Kabashima (director), Takeshi Yamazaka (director)
Music: Kenji Kawaii
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kappei Yamaguchi (Yattaro), Ai Orikasa (Pururun Nyan), Juurouta Kosugi (Sukashi), Yuko Mizutani (Omitsu), Ikuya Sawaki (Ko'on no Kami)
Genre(s): adventure, comedy, martial arts, science fiction, robots, personality transformation
Home Video

Note(s): The Samurai Pizza Cats adaptation of this series has significant changes from the original.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Cats Toninden Teyande 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: October 18, 2008
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