Kodomo no Omocha

Japanese name: Kodomo no Omocha Kodomo no Omocha TV Series image
Japanese name: こどものおもちゃ
English name: Child's Toy, Kodocha
Dates: April 5, 1996-March 27, 1998
Broadcast time: Friday, 18:00-18:30 (6:00-6:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 102
Animation Studio: Studio Gallop
Production Company: NAS (Nihon Ad Systems), Pony Canyon
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Creator(s): Miho Obana
Series Director: Akitaro Daichi
Episode Director(s): Akira Suzuki, Akitaro Daichi, Hiroaki Sakurai
Planning: Ryousuke Takahashi (series composition), Miharu Hirami (series composition)
Art Director: Katsuhiro Hashi, Kyouko Nakayama
Art Design: Masato Yokoi (color setting), Hiromi Fujita (color setting)
Character Designer(s): Hajime Watanabe
Animator(s): Nobuyuki Tokinaga (director), Yasuomi Umetsu (key)
Sound: Naoko Asari (director), Tomoaki Yamada (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Oda Shizue (Sana Kurata), Nakazaki Tatsuya (Akito Hayama)
Genre(s): comedy, romance, acting, elementary school, junior high school, children
Home Video
United States: DVD (FUNimation, 2 discs, partial)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kodomo no Omocha 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: June 12, 2010
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