Boken Shonen Shadar

Japanese name: Boken Shonen Shadar
Japanese name: 冒険少年シャダー
English name: Adventures of Young Shadar
Brazilian name: Shadow Boy
Italian name: La spada di luce
Venezuelan name: Sombrita
Dates: September 18, 1967-March 30, 1968
1974 (Brazil)
1982 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Monday-Saturday, 6:35-6:45 pm (18:35-18:45)
Number of episodes: 156 (10 minutes)
Animation Studio: Nippon Hoso Eigasha
Production Company: Toei Doga
Broadcaster: Nippon Television (NTV)
Italia 1 (Italy)
Creator(s): Okamoto Mitsuteru
Series Director: Tsurutaro Kataoka
Episode Director(s):
Writer(s): Masaki Tsuji
Art Director:
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Nobukazu Kuwashima (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): horror, adventure
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Note(s): The daily episodes broadcast in Japan were reedited into 30 minute episodes for foreign broadcast.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Boken Shonen Shadar 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: December 9, 2007
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