Monkey Punch Manga
Katsudou Dai Shashin: Mankatsu

Japanese name: Monkey Punch Manga Katsudou Dai Shashin: Mankatsu
Japanese name: モンキー・パンチ 漫画活動大写真 Mankatsu
English name:
Dates: August 1, 2004-June 26, 2005 (July 31, 2004-June 25, 2005)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 1:00-2:00 am (Saturday, 25:00-26:00)
Number of episodes: 12 (60 minutes, monthly)
Animation Studio: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Production Company:
Broadcaster: WOWOW
Creator(s): Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Kato)
Series Director: Shunji Ooga
Episode Director(s):
Art Director: Toshiharu Mizutani
Character Designer(s): Toshihiko Masuda
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, adventure, crime, sex
Home Video
Japan: DVD VPBY-12939 (box set)
Note(s): This is a collection of short cartoons (although one segment of each episode was a half-hour story) from various Monkey Punch manga. Each episode contained one very short Lupin III story.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Monkey Punch Manga Katsudou Dai Shashin: Mankatsu go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
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Last update: March 2, 2008
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