Kuma no Putarou

Japanese name: Kuma no Putarou
Japanese name: クマのプー太郎
English name: Putarou the Bear
Dates: April 26, 1995-March 29, 1996
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm) (original broadcast time)
Number of episodes: 30
Animation Studio: Studio Deen
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Isami Nakagawa (manga)
Series Director: Yuji Mutoh
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Hiroshi Hasegawa
Planning: Kenji Shimizu, Koji Kaneda (Fuji Television)
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Atsuko Nakajima
Animator(s): Ryoko Hata (director), Masaaki Kannan (director), Sadayoshi Tominaga (director), Hidemi Kubo (director), Rie Ooshima (director)
Music: Shichi Tama
Sound: Shigeru Chiba (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Shinnosuke Furumoto (Putarou)
Genre(s): comedy, adventure, animal characters
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Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kuma no Putarou 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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