Mahou no Princess Minky Momo

Japanese name: Mahou no Princess Minky Momo
Japanese name: 魔法のプリンセスミンキーモモ
English name: Magical Princess Minky Momo, Magical Princess Gigi
Italian name: Il magico mondo di Gigì; Benvenuta Gigì
Dates: March 18, 1982-May 26, 1983
October 1983 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Thursday, 17:55-18:25 (5:55-6:25 pm)
Number of episodes: 63
Animation Studio: Ashi Production
Production Company: Yomiko Advertising, Ashi Production
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Rete 4 (Italy)
Creator(s): Takeshi Shudo (manga)
Series Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Takeshi Shudo (series composition)
Writer(s): Takeshi Shudo
Art Director:
Character Designer(s): Toyoo Ashida, Hiroshi Watanabe
Animator(s): Hiroshi Watanabe (chief director), Tanaka Yasushi (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Mami Koyama (Minky Momo), Yuu Tanonaka (Shindobukku), Yuko Mita (Pipiru), Reiko Kifuji (Mocha), Mika Doi (Mama), Rokurou Naya (Papa)
Genre(s): comedy, fantasy, magical girl, personality transformation, dimensional transportation, animal characters, elementary school, children
Home Video
Japan: DVD (BCBA 0317-0319 (sets))
Note(s): This is the first of two Minky Momos. The second Mahou no Princess Minky Momo series (1991-1992) featured a new Minky Momo. Both characters appeared together in several oavs (not released in the United States).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Mahou no Princess Minky Momo 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: February 14, 2009
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