Nils no Fushigi na Tabi

Japanese name: Nils no Fushigi na Tabi
Japanese name: ニルスのふしぎな旅
English name: Wonderful Adventures of Nils
French name: Nils Holgersson
German name: Wunderbare Reise des kleinen Nils Holgersson mit den Wildgänsen
Dates: January 8, 1980-March 17, 1981
1983 (France)
August 29, 1981-February 10, 1982 (West Germany)
Broadcast time: Tuesday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 52
Animation Studio: Studio Pierrot
Production Company: Gakken, Apollo Film, Studio Pierrot
Broadcaster: Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK-G)
TF1 (France)
ARD (West Germany)
Creator(s): Selma Lagerlõf (novel)
Series Director: Hisayuki Toriumi
Episode Director(s): Hisayuki Toriumi, Mamoru Oshii, Yuji Fukawa, Masami Ano, Mitsuo Kamira, Shisuke Takahashi
Planning: Shigeki Ishikawa
Writer(s): Akira Nakahara, Narumitsu Tagushi
Art Director: Mitsuki Nakamura
Art Design: Chiyoko Uchida (color)
Character Designer(s): Toshiyasu Okada
Animator(s): Toshiharu Okada (director)
Sound: Shigeharu Shiba (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Mami Koyama (Nils)
Genre(s): adventure, fantasy, miniaturization, children, animal characters, literary adaptation
Home Video
Japan: DVD (Pioneer, PIBA 9040-9041 (sets))
Germany: DVD (TV Kult, 12 discs)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Nils no Fushigi na Tabi 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: March 7, 2009
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