Oyayubi Hime Monagatari

Japanese name: Oyayubi Hime Monagatari
Japanese name: おやゆび姫物語
English name: Thumb Princess Story; Thumbelina
Italian name: Pollicina
Dates: September 30, 1992-March 31, 1993
1996 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 7:00-7:30 am
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Enoki Films
Production Company: Enoki Films
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Italia 1 (Italy)
Creator(s): Hans Christian Anderson
Series Director: Hiromitsu Morita
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Yoshi Enoki (executive), Ippei Onimaru
Planning: Akiyoshi Sakai (series composition)
Writer(s): Akiyoshi Sakai
Art Director: Waki Takeshi
Art Design: Yoshiko Takeguchi (color setting), Youko Mihashi (color setting)
Character Designer(s): Usagi Morino
Animator(s): Usagi Morino (director)
Sound: Yasunori Honda (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): fantasy, fairy tale, small children, animal characters, literary adaptation
Home Video

Note(s): A feature film version of this tv series has been released on home video in the United States as Thumbelina.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Oyayubi Hime Monagatari 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 26, 2009
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