Animation Kikou Marco Polo no Boken

Japanese name: Animation Kikou Marco Polo no Boken Animation Kikou Marco Polo no Boken TV Series image
Japanese name: アニメーション紀行 マルコ・ポーロの冒険
English name: Animated Travels Marco Polo's Adventures
Italian name: Le avventure di Marco Polo
Dates: April 7, 1979-April 5, 1980
1982 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Saturday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 43
Animation Studio: Madhouse
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK-G)
Creator(s): Marco Polo
Series Director:
Episode Director(s): Katsuhiko Fujita, Hoka Morimasaki
Writer(s): Mitsuru Kaneko, Mitsuru Majima, Soji Yoshikawa
Art Director: Setsuko Ishizu
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Akio Sugino
Animator(s): Akio Sugino (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kei Tomiyama (Marco Polo), Kôsei Tomita (Matteo Polo), Yasuo Hisamitsu (Nicolo Polo), Masako Nozawa (Buddy), Akira Kamiya (Champodo), Asao Koike (narrator)
Genre(s): adventure, historical (Italy, Middle East, China, thirteenth century), biography (Marco Polo)
Home Video

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