Sasuga no Sarutobi

Japanese name: Sasuga no Sarutobi
Japanese name: さすがの猿飛
English name: Clever Sarutobi
French name: Academie des Ninjas; Le Collège des Ninjas
Dates: October 17, 1982-March 11, 1984
April 3, 1990 (France)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30)
Number of episodes: 69
Animation Studio: Tsuchida Productions
Production Company: Nihon Ad Systems (NAS)
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
La 5 (France)
Creator(s): Fujihiko Hosono
Series Director: Kouichi Sasaki
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Sudo Takeshi (series composition)
Art Director: Jiro Kawano
Character Designer(s): Hiroshi Kanazawa
Animator(s): Hiroshi Kanazawa (director), Hiroshi Ogawa (director), Kazuaki Moori (director), Makoto Moriwaki (director), Masayuki (director), Moriyasu Taniguchi (director), Mutsumi Inomata (director), Shinichi Suzuki (director)
Music: Jo Hisaishi
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, adventure, romance, martial arts, ninjas, high school, teenagers
Home Video
Japan: DVD (SVDB 10001 (set))
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Sasuga no Sarutobi 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: March 15, 2009
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