Japanese name: Norakuro Norakuro TV Series image
Japanese name: のらくろ
English name: Norakuro
Italian name: Nero, cane de leva; Avventure, disavventure e amori di Nero, cane di leva
Dates: October 5, 1970-March 29, 1971
1982 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Monday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30)
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Tele-Cartoon Japan
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Raiuno (Italy)
Creator(s): Suiho Tagawa (manga)
Series Director: Toru Murayama
Episode Director(s):
Writer(s): Masaki Tsuji, Shun-ichi Yukimura
Art Director: Keishi Kamezaki
Art Design:
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Komuro Tsuneo (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, animal characters, war
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Note(s): There was a Norakuro-kun series broadcast in 1987. It was made as a sequel to the situations and characters of this series. There was also a short Norakuro Gocho theatrical short made in 1934.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Norakuro 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: April 17, 2010
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