Wakakusa Monogatari Nan to Jou Sensei

Japanese name: Wakakusa Monogatari Nan to Jou Sensei Wakakusa Monogatari Nan to Jou Sensei TV Series image
Japanese name: 若草物語 ナンとジョー先生
English name: Tale of Young Grass: Nan and Jo the Teacher; Little Men
German name: Missis Jo und ihre fröhliche Familie
Italian name: Una classe di monelli per Jo
Dates: January 17, 1993-December 19, 1993
1997 (Germany)
1984 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 40
Animation Studio: Nippon Animation
Production Company: Nippon Animation, Fuji Television
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
RTLII (Germany)
Italia 1 (Italy)
Creator(s): Louisa May Alcott (novel: Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys )
Series Director: Kozo Kuzuha
Episode Director(s): Tsuyoshi Kaga, Nobuaki Nakanishi, Nobuji Sakai, Jun Takagi, Makoto Noriza
Producer(s): Kôichi Motohashi (executive), Matsumi Tanaka
Planning: Kenji Shimizu (Fuji Television), Masayuki Ohashi (Dentsu), Shoji Sato
Storyboard(s): Tsuyoshi Kaga, Nobuaki Nakanishi, Nobuji Sakai, Jun Takagi, Makoto Noriza
Layout: Kazue Ito
Writer(s): Michiru Shimada
Art Director: Masaki Kawaguchi
Art Design: Kazue Ito (setting)
Character Designer(s): Yoshiharu Sato
Animator(s): Yoshiharu Sato (director), Minoru Tanaka (director), Noboru Takano (director), Toshiya Washida (director), Kiyoshi Matsumoto (director), Ei Inoue (director)
Sound: Sadayoshi Fujino (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Hazuru Matsukura (Nan), Eiko Yamada (Jou)
Genre(s): drama, historical (United States, Nineteenth Century), literary adaptation
Home Video
Japan: DVD (BCDR 0640-0649)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Wakakusa Monogatari Nan to Jou Sensei go to the Chronology of Animation.
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Last update: September 4, 2010
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