Spoon Oba-san

Japanese name: Spoon Oba-san
Japanese name: スプーンおばさん
English name: Mrs. Pepperpot; Auntie Spoon
German name: Frau Pfeffertopf
Polish name: Pani Łyżeczka
Dates: April 4, 1983-March 9, 1984
Broadcast time: Monday-Friday, 5:50-6:00 pm (17:50-18:00)
Number of episodes: 130 (10 minutes)
Animation Studio: Studio Pierrot
Production Company: Gakken and Studio Pierrot
Broadcaster: Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK-G)
RTL2 (Germany)
Creator(s): Alf Prøysen (Little Old Mrs. Pepperpot)
Series Director: Tatsuo Hayakawa
Episode Director(s):
Storyboard(s): Mamoru Oshii
Writer(s): Mamoru Oshii
Art Director: Mitsuki Nakamura
Character Designer(s): Koji Nantsuka
Animator(s): Noboru Furuse (director), Shojuro Yamauchi (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): comedy, adventure, fantasy, miniaturization, animal characters
Home Video

Note(s): When this show was broadcast outside of Japan several daily cartoons were broadcast within a half hour program.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Spoon Oba-san 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 27, 2008
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