|Hoshi no Ojisama Petit Prince|
|Japanese name:||Hoshi no Ojisama Petit Prince|
|English name:||Prince of the stars: Petit Prince; The Adventures of the Little Prince|
|Italian name:||Il piccolo principe|
July 4, 1978-March 27, 1979
1983 (United States)
|Broadcast time:||Tuesday, 7:30-8:00 pm (19:30-20:00)|
|Number of episodes:||35 (39)|
|Animation Studio:||Knack Productions|
|Production Company:||Knack Productions|
Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Italia 1 (Italy(
Nickelodeon (United States)
|Creator(s):||Antoine de Saint-Exup?ry (novel: Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)|
|Series Director:||Takeyuki Kanda|
|Episode Director(s):||Kouji Yamazaki|
|Producer(s):||Hiromichi Shigegaki, Hiroshi Hashioka|
|Art Director:||Hironari Hachimura|
|Character Designer(s):||Eiji Tanaka, Yasuji Mori, Yoshikazu Yasuhiko|
|Animator(s):||Shinnosuke Kon (director)|
|Tatsuya Matsuno (Petit Prince), Yûko Maruyama (Claude), Masaaki Yajima (Narrator)|
|Genre(s):||drama, science fiction, space travel, children, literary adaptation|
Japan: VHS (NAC 301-313)
Japan: DVD (MX231S-MX239S, box sets, MX229S,230S)
United States: DVD (Koch Vision, 4 discs (partial)
Four additional epiodes were distributed with the home video release of this series. Only 26 episodes were included in the United States release of this series.
To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Hoshi no Ojisama Petit Prince 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: May 4, 2008
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