Japanese name: Himiko-den Himiko-den TV Series image
Japanese name: 火魅子伝
English name: Legend of Himiko
Dates: January 6, 1999-March 31, 1999 (January 7,1999- April 1, 1999)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 25:45-26:15 (Thursday, 1:45-2:15 am)
Number of episodes: 12
Animation Studio: Group TAC
Production Company:
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Series Director: Ayumi Tomobuki
Episode Director(s): Akira Tsuchiya, Shintaro Inokawa
Planning: Sanchiro Kuramoto (series composition)
Writer(s): Sanchiro Kuramoto, Masuhei Yanagi
Art Director:
Art Design: Keiji Gotoh, Hironori Nochi (color setting)
Character Designer(s): Megumi Kadonosono
Animator(s): Hiroto Kato (director), Nobuaki Nagano (director), Toshiharu Sugie (director), Takayuki Yanase (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, fantasy, magic, time travel, alternative history (Japan), teenagers
Home Video
United States: DVD (Central Park, USMD 2176-2178, 2179 (box set))
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Himiko-den 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 10, 2010
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