Dr. Slump Arale-chan

Japanese name: Dr. Slump Arale-chan
Japanese name: Dr. スランプ アラレちゃん
English name: Dr. Slump and Arale-chan
Italian name: Il dr. Slump e Arale
Dates: April 8, 1981-February 19, 1986
October 1983 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 7:00-7:30 pm (19:00-19:30)
Number of episodes: 243
Animation Studio: Toei Animation
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Rete 4 (Italy)
Creator(s): Akira Toriyama (manga)
Series Director: Minoru Okazaki, Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Episode Director(s):
Writer(s): Masaki Tsuji, Michiru Shimada, Shunichi Yukimuro
Art Director: Mataharu Urata
Character Designer(s): Minoru Maeda
Music: Shunsuke Kikuchi
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Mami Koyama (Arale Norimaki), Kenji Utsumi (Senbee Norimaki), Mariko Mukai (Midori Yamabuki), Seiko Nakano (Ga-chan), Kasuko Sugiyama (Akane Kimidori), Toshio Furukawa (Tarou Soramame)
Genre(s): comedy, adventure, science fiction, robots, high school, teenagers, animal characters
Home Video

Note(s): This series was remade as just Dr. Slump in 1997.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Dr. Slump Arale-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: January 6, 2008
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