Anime Ganbare Goemon

Japanese name: Anime Ganbare Goemon [Ganbare Goemon] Anime Ganbare Goemon TV Series image
Japanese name: アニメがんばれゴエモン
English name: Animated Hang in There, Goemon!; Legend of the Mystical Ninja
Dates: October 4, 1997-March 28, 1998
Broadcast time: Saturday, 17:00-17:30 (5:00-5:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 23
Animation Studio: Public and Basic
Production Company: Public and Basic
Broadcaster: Tokyo Broadcast System (TBS)
Creator(s): Yashusi Hirano
Series Director: Masayoshi Yatabe
Episode Director(s): Kenichi Kasai, Susumu Ishizaki, Yasuhiro Minami
Producer(s): Kouki Matsuura
Planning: Yasushi Hirano (series composition)
Storyboard(s): Futa Morita
Writer(s): Yasushi Hirano
Art Director: Miyamae Mitsuharu
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Masayuki Hiraoka
Animator(s): Masayuki Hiraoka (chief director), Kazunobu Fuse (director), Katsutoshi Kobayashi (director)
Sound: Noriyoshi Matsuura (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Yasunori Matsumoto (Goemon), Kenichi Ogata (Ebisumaru), Aya Hisakawa (Yae)
Genre(s): adventure, comedy, martial arts, science fiction, robots, dimensional travel, elementary school, children, video game adaptation
Home Video
United States: DVD (ADV Films, DGOBX1 (box set))
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Anime Ganbare Goemon 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 23, 2010
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