Tsurikichi Sanpei

Japanese name: Tsurikichi Sanpei
Japanese name: 釣りキチ三平
English name: Sanpei the Fisherman
French name: Paul le pêcheur
Italian name: Sampei, ragazzo pescatore
Dates: April 7, 1980-June 28, 1982
January 7, 1991 (France)
1984 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Monday, 7:00-7:30 pm
Number of episodes: 109
Animation Studio: Nippon Animation
Production Company: Nippon Animation
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
La5 (France)
Creator(s): Yaguchi Takao (manga)
Series Director: Eiji Okabe, Yoshimichi Nitta
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Eiji Okabe (series composition)
Art Director: Hideo Chiba
Art Design: Kikuko Kitamura (color)
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Yoshio Mukainakano (director), Moriyasu Taniguchi (director), Juji Mizumura (director)
Music: Komei Sone, Hiroyuki Yamamoto
Sound: Nobuhiro Komatsu (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Masako Nozawa (Sanpei)
Genre(s): drama, sports (fishing), children
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PIBA 1340-1342)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Tsurikichi Sanpei 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 24, 2010
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