Oruchuban Ebichu

Japanese name: Oruchuban Ebichu Oruchuban Ebichu TV Series image
Japanese name: おるちゅばんエビちゅ
English name: Ebichu Minds the House
Dates: August 1, 1999-September 30, 1999
Broadcast time:
Number of episodes: 12
Animation Studio: Gainax, Group TAC
Production Company: Gainax
Broadcaster: DirecTV Japan
Creator(s): Risa Itou (manga)
Series Director: Makoto Moriwaki
Episode Director(s): Makoto Moriwaki
Planning: Chinatsu Houjou (series composition), Genki Yoshimura (series composition), Hideaki Anno
Writer(s): Chinatsu Houjou, Motoki Yoshimura
Art Director: Satoru Miura
Art Design: Eiko Sekine (color)
Character Designer(s): Sachiko Oohashi
Animator(s): Sachiko Oohashi (director)
Sound: Jin Aketagawa (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kotono Mitsuishi (Ebichu), Michie Tomizawa (Ebichu's owner), Tomokazu Seki (Kaishounachi), Michio Awata (Maa), Andy Holyfield (narrator)
Genre(s): comedy, romance, sex, modern life, animal character (hamster)
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PIBA 7021-7024)
Note(s): Part of the satellite program Anime Ai no Awa Awa Hour.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Oruchuban Ebichu 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: July 17, 2010
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