Japanese name: Chimpui
Japanese name: チンプイ
English name:
Dates: November 2, 1989-April 18, 1991
Broadcast time: Thursday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 56
Animation Studio: Shin'ei Doga
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Asahi National Broadcasting (ANB)
Creator(s): Fujio F. Fujiko (Hiroshi Fujimoto) (manga)
Series Director: Mitsuru Hongo
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Akira Okeya (series configuration)
Art Director: Kenji Kawai
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Sadayoshi Tominaga (chief director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Chimpui (Junko Hori), Eri Kasuga (Megumi Hayashibara)
Genre(s): comedy, science fiction, alien visitors, space travel, animal characters, children
Home Video

Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Chimpui 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 7, 2009
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