Nippon-ichi no Otoko no Tamashii

Japanese name: Nippon-ichi no Otoko no Tamashii Nippon-ichi no Otoko no Tamashii TV Series image
Japanese name: 日本一の男の魂
English name: The Soul of the Best Guy in Japan
Dates: January 4, 1999-January 28, 1999, May 3, 1999-May 27, 1999
Broadcast time: Tuesday-Friday, 12:35-12:45 am (Monday-Thursday, 24:35-24:45)
Number of episodes: 32
Animation Studio: Studio Deen
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Tokyo Broadcast System (TBS)
Creator(s): Masahiko Kikuni (manga)
Series Director: Hiroshi Yoshida
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Yoshiyuki Ochiai, Tetsuo Gensho, Katsunori Furuhashi (animation)
Planning: Masashi Sogo (series composition)
Writer(s): Masashi Sogo
Art Director: Kyouko Nakayama
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Maasaki Kanan
Animator(s): Bob Shirohata (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, modern life
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Note(s): This show appeared as part of the Wonderful variety program (1997-2002).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Nippon-ichi no Otoko no Tamashii 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: November 15, 2009
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