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Japanese name: Popotan
Japanese name: ぽぽたん
English name:
Dates: July 17, 2003-October 2, 2003 (July 18, 2003-October 3, 2003)
Broadcast time: Thursday, 24:30-25:00 (Friday, 12:30-1:00 am)
Number of episodes: 12
Animation Studio: Shaft
Production Company:
Broadcaster: BS-i satellite
Creator(s): Petit Ferret (video game)
Series Director: Shinichiro Kimura
Episode Director(s): Shinichiro Kimura, Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
Producer(s): Satoshi Kona, Tetsuo Gensho, Kozue Kaneniwa, Mitsutoshi Kubota
Planning: Jukki Hanada (series composition), Rondo Mizukami (original character design)
Storyboard(s): Shinichiro Kimura, Kenji Yasuda, Shinichi Watanabe
Writer(s): Jukki Hanada, Tsuyoshi Tamai, Noboru Kimura
Art Director: Satoru Kuwahara
Art Design: Jin Hibino (color)
Character Designer(s): Sakurai Haruka
Animator(s): Rondo Mizukami (chief director, director), Yoshiaki Ito (director), Yumiko Ishii (director), Toshiyuki Arai (director)
Music: Osamu Tezuka
Sound: Yota Tsuruoka (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): comedy, adventure, romance, science fiction, future life, androids, psychic powers, time travel
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Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Popotan 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.

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