Tokimeki Tonight

Japanese name: Tokimeki Tonight Tokimeki Tonight TV Series image
Japanese name: ときめきトゥナイト
English name: Heart Beating Tonight
Italian name: Ransie la strega
Dates: October 7, 1982-September 22, 1983
Broadcast time: Thursday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 34
Animation Studio: Group TAC
Production Company: Toho, Group TAC
Broadcaster: Nippon Televsion (NTV)
Cooperativa Rinascita Cinematografica (syndicator) (Italy)
Creator(s): Ikeno Koi (manga)
Series Director: Hiroshi Sasagawa
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Noboru Ishiguro
Planning: Toshio Okabe (series composition)
Art Director: Mariko Kadono
Art Design: Rumiko Yokose (color)
Character Designer(s): Magoichi Takazawa
Animator(s): Magoichi Takazawa (chief director)
Music: Kazuo Otani
Sound: Fusanobu Fujiyama (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Eriko Hara (Ranze Edo)
Genre(s): comedy, romance, fantasy, vampires, werewolves, high school, teenagers
Home Video

Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Tokimeki Tonight 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 27, 2010
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