Hidamari no Ki

Japanese name: Hidamari no Ki
Japanese name: 陽だまりの樹
English name: Tree in the Sun
Dates: April 5, 2000-September 20, 2000 (April 4, 2000-September 19, 2000)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 12:50 am (Tuesday, 24:50)
Number of episodes: 25
Animation Studio: Madhouse
Production Company: VAP, Tezuka Productions, Nippon Television
Broadcaster: Nippon Television (NTV)
Creator(s): Osamu Tezuka (manga)
Series Director: Gisaburo Sugii
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Hiroshi Yamashita
Art Director:
Character Designer(s): Marisuke Eguchi
Music: Keiko Matsui
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Mitsushi Kotono (Oaki)
Genre(s): drama, romance, historical (Japan, Nineteenth Century), biography (Ryoan Tezuka), medicine
Home Video
Japan: DVD (VPBY 11074 partial)
Note(s): This series is partially based on the life of Ryoan Tezuka, the great grandfather of Osamu Tezuka.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Hidamari no Ki 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: March 2, 2008
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