|List of Anime Television Series:|
|Hajime Ningen Gon|
|Japanese name:||Hajime Ningen Gon|
|English name:||Gon, the Stone Age Boy|
|German name:||Gon, der Höhlenfratz|
|Dates:||March 9, 1996-April 22, 1997|
|Broadcast time:||Wednesday, 18:00-18:30 (6:00-6:30 pm)|
|Number of episodes:||39|
|Animation Studio:||Studio Pierrot|
Nippon Hoso Kyoukai (NHK-BS2 satellite)
Premier Junior (Germany)
|Creator(s):||Shunji Sonoyama (manga)|
|Series Director:||Yutaka Kagawa|
|Episode Director(s):||Yutaka Kagawa, Takashi Ikehata, Takashi Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Yokoyama|
|Planning:||Yoshio Urasawa (series composition)|
|Storyboard(s):||Yutaka Kagawa, Junya Koshiba, Akira Shigino|
|Writer(s):||Yoshio Urasawa, Megumi Sugiwara|
|Art Director:||Yuji Ikeda|
|Art Design:||Mika Iwami (color)|
|Character Designer(s):||Yoshiyuki Kishi|
|Animator(s):||Masaaki Iwane (director), Hirohide Shikishima (director), Fumie Muroi (director), Yoshihiro Matsushita (director), Hiroyuki Yamada (director), Toshiyasu Okada (director)|
|Sound:||Shimizu Katsunori (director), Yuko Suzuki (director)|
|Genre(s):||comedy, historical (prehistoric), family life, children|
|Japan: DVD (XT 1736, 1759 (sets))|
Each episode has three separate stories. (In later rebroadcasts, the original episodes were broken into up so that it could be rebroadcast in daily 10 minute episodes.) It was broadcast as part of Eisei Anime Gekijou.
This series has an earlier version under the title of the manga that Hajime Ningen Gon suceeded, Hajime Ningen Giatrus (1974).
To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Hajime Ningen Gon 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.
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