Monkey Magic

Japanese name: Monkey Magic
Japanese name: モンキーマジック
English name: Monkey Magic
Dates: September 20, 1998-December 6, 1998 (United States)
December 31, 1999-March 25, 2000
Broadcast time: Saturday, 19:00-19:30 (7:00-7:30 am)
Number of episodes: 13
Animation Studio: B-Factory
Production Company: B-Factory
Broadcaster: UPN (United States)
TV Tokyo (TX)
Creator(s): Susumu Matsushita
Series Director: Tameo Kohanawa
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Takashi Sakurai
Planning: Susumu Matsushita (character design)
Storyboard(s): Shinya Sadamitsu
Writer(s): Larry Parr, Soji Yoshikowa
Art Director: Akira Suzuki
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Masahiko Ohta
Animator(s): Hiroshi Arima (cgi director)
Music: Eiichi Naito, Shun Suzuki
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, comedy, fantasy, magic, animal characters, gods, religion (Buddhism), literary adaptation
Home Video
United States: DVD (Bandai Entertainment, 0270-0272)
Note(s): This is an adaptation of the Chinese literary classic Hsi Yu Chi ("Journey to the West").

This program's first broadcast was in the United States in the fall of 1998.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Monkey Magic 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.

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Last update: July 31, 2010
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