Doctor Slump

Japanese name: Doctor Slump
Japanese name: ドクタースランプ
English name: Doctor Slump
Italian name: What A Mess Slump e Arale
Dates: November 25, 1997-September 22, 1999
2001 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 7:00-7:30 pm (19:00-19:30)
Number of episodes: 74
Animation Studio: Toei Animation
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Italia 1 (Italy)
Creator(s): Akira Toriyama (manga)
Series Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Episode Director(s):
Art Director: Ruuji Yoshiike
Character Designer(s): Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru, Tadayoshi Yamamuro
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Taeko Kawada (Arale Norimaki), Yûsaku Yara (Senbê Norimaki), Chie Ishibashi (Gajira), Hiroko Konishi (Akane Kimidori), Yûko Minaguchi (Midori Yamabuki), Shinichirô ôta (Tarô Soramame)
Genre(s): comedy, science fiction, robots, adventure, high school, animal characters
Home Video

Note(s): This is a remake of the classic Dr. Slump Arale-chan series (1981).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Doctor Slump 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 19, 2008
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