Mori no Tonto Tachi

Japanese name: Mori no Tonto-tachi Mori no Tonto-tachi TV Series image
Japanese name: 森のトントたち
English name: Forest of the Elves
French name: L'Histoire du Père Noël
German name: Familie Nikolaus
Italian name: Alla scoperta di Babbo Natale
Dates: October 5, 1984-March 22, 1985
1988 (France)
December 1986 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Friday, 17:30-18:00 (5:30-6:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 23
Animation Studio: Zuiyo Eizo
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Canale 5 (Italy)
Creator(s): Yoshiyaki Yoshida
Series Director:
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Yoshiaki Yoshida (series composition)
Art Director: Akira Furuya
Art Design: Yoko Mitsuhashi (color)
Character Designer(s): Susume Shiraume
Animator(s): Okiharu Kato (chief director, director), Eiji Fukuyama (director), Shinnosuke Kon (director)
Music: Takeo Watanabe
Sound: Etsuji Yamada (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): fantasy, Santa Claus, Christmas, elves, folklore
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Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Mori no Tonto Tachi 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: August 21, 2010
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