Fushigi na Melmo

Japanese name: Fushigi na Melmo [Merumo]
Japanese name: ふしぎなメルモ
English name: Marvelous Melmo
Italian name: I bon bon magici di Lilly
Dates: October 5, 1971-March 26, 1972
1982 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 6:30-7:00 pm
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio:
Production Company: Tezuka Productions
Broadcaster: Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC); Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS)
Rete 4 (Italy)
Creator(s): Osamu Tezuka
Series Director: Tsunehito Nagaki
Episode Director(s): Osamu Tezuka, Yoshiyuki Tomino
Storyboard(s): Yoshiyuki Tomino
Art Director:
Character Designer(s):
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Reiko Muto (Melmo), Minorii Matsushima (Toto)
Genre(s): comedy, fantasy, magic, personality transformation, elementary school, gender roles, children
Home Video

Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Fushigi na Melmo 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: September 12, 2005
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