Ganbare! Gonbe

Japanese name: Ganbare! Gonbe
Japanese name: がんばれゴンベ
English name: Come On! Gonbe
Dates: April 14, 1980-September 30, 1980
Broadcast time: Monday-Friday, 19:15-19:30 (7:15-7:30 pm) (original broadcast time)
Number of episodes: 112 (15 minutes)
Animation Studio:
Production Company: Tsuchida
Broadcaster: Tokyo 12
Creator(s): Shunji Sonoyama (newspaper comic strip)
Series Director: Hiroyoshi Mitsunobu, Eisuke Kondou
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Hyota Ezu (Tokyo 12)
Art Director: Katsumi Hando
Character Designer(s):
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Keiko Yamamoto (Gonbe)
Genre(s): comedy, animal characters
Home Video

Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Ganbare! Gonbe 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 10, 2009
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