Chibi Maruko-chan

Japanese name: Chibi Maruko-chan
Japanese name: ちびまる子ちゃん
English name: Little Miss Maruko
Dates: January 7, 1990-September 27, 1992
Broadcast time: Sunday, 18:00-18:30 (6:00-6:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 142
Animation Studio: Nippon Animation
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Televison (CX)
Creator(s): Momoko Sakura (manga)
Series Director: Susumu Ishizaki, Kazunori Tanahashi
Episode Director(s): Yumiko Suda, Tsutomu Shibayama
Planning: Kenji Shimizu (Fuji Television)
Writer(s): Momoko Sakura
Art Director: Kanako Nomura
Character Designer(s): Yuuji Shigekuni
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Tarako (Momoko)
Genre(s): comedy, family life, elementary school, children
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PCBP-61848, box set)
Note(s): This series was later continued by a second Chibi Maruko-chan series (1995).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Chibi Maruko-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: December 6, 2008
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