Yakyukyoo no Uta

Japanese name: Yakyukyoo no Uta
Japanese name: 野球狂の詩
English name: Poem of the Baseball Craze
Italian name: Pat, la ragazza del baseball
Dates: December 23, 1977-March 26, 1979
Broadcast time: Monday, 8:00-8:54 pm (20:00-20:54) (original broadcast time)
Number of episodes: 25 (60 minutes)
Animation Studio: Nippon Animation
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Shinji Mizushima
Series Director:
Episode Director(s): Tameo Kohanawa
Art Director: Akira Furuya
Character Designer(s): Eisuke Kondou
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): drama, sports (baseball), women's rights
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Note(s): This series was first broadcast as a series of specials, one each month but later became a half hour weekly series.

There has been a more recent live action version of this series.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Yakyukyoo no Uta 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: February 23, 2008
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