Nin-Pen Manmaru

Japanese name: Nin-Pen Manmaru
Japanese name: 忍ペンまん丸
English name: Ninja Penquin Man-Maru
Dates: July 5, 1997-March 28, 1998
Broadcast time: Saturday, 18:00-18:30 (6:00-6:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 30
Animation Studio: Shin'ei Doga
Production Company: Dentsu, Television Asahi, Shin'ei Doga
Broadcaster: Asahi National Broadcasting (ANB)
Creator(s): Mikio Igarashi (manga)
Series Director: Tetsuo Yasumi
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Atsushi Kaji (Television Asahi), Watanabe Tetsuya (Dentsu), Yoshio Kato (Shin'ei Doga)
Art Director: Takashi Nakamura
Art Design: Sanae Matsuani (color design)
Character Designer(s): Yuichiro Sueyoshi
Animator(s): Yoshio Kabashima (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, comedy, animal characters, martial arts, school, children
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Note(s): Each episode normally consists of two short cartoons.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Nin-Pen Manmaru 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: May 23, 2009
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