Marmalade Boy

Japanese name: Marmalade Boy Marmalade Boy TV Series image
Japanese name: ママレード・ボーイ
English name: Marmalade Boy
Italian name: Piccoli problemi di cuore
Dates: March 13, 1994-September 3, 1995
January 27, 1997 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 8:30-9:00 am
Number of episodes: 76
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company: Toei Doga, Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcaster: Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Italia 5 (Italy)
Creator(s): Wataru Yoshizumi (manga)
Series Director: Akinori Yabe
Episode Director(s): Yasuo Yamakichi, Yoshihiro Oka, Toru Yamada
Planning: Aya Matsui (series composition), Hiromi Seki, Koichiro Fujita, Yasuo Kameyama
Writer(s): Yumi Kageyama, Aya Matsui
Art Director: Kunihiro Chida
Art Design: Yoko Sakamoto (color setting), Kazuo Kinugasa (color setting)
Character Designer(s): Yoshihiko Umagoe
Animator(s): Yoshihiko Umakoshi (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Mariko Kouda (Miki Koishikawa), Ryotaro Okiayu (Yuu Matsuura)
Genre(s): romance, comedy, family life, high school, teenagers
Home Video
Japan: DVD (ASHB 1145-1147 (sets))
Note(s): The Italian version of the series only broadcast 63 episodes.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Marmalade Boy 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.

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Last update: January 30, 2010
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