Kenyū Densetsu Yaiba (TV)

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[ adapted from Yaiba (manga) ]

Alternative title:
La Leyenda del Maestro Espadachin Yaiba (Spanish)
Legend of the Swordmaster Yaiba
Yaiba
Yaiba - Legendarny samuraj (Polish)
Yaiba, O pequeno samurai (Portuguese)
剣勇伝説YAIBA (Japanese)
Genres: action, comedy, fantasy
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Kurogane Yaiba is a boy who doesn't want to become what any regular kid would: He wants to be a samurai. That's why he undergoes a hard training with his father, knowing only the forest as his world. Then, one day, he is sent to Japan, where he has to deal with a whole new civilized reality, meeting the Mine family, the evil Onimaru and even the legendary Musashi, having lots of dangerous adventures, becoming stronger everyday.
User Ratings: 52 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (dub:1, others:1
1 Polish edited dub
)
 Excellent: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:2, others:1
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Very good: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:1, others:2
1 Indonesian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Good: 15 votes (sub:8, ?:1, others:6
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Indonesian dubbed
1 Polish edited dub
1 Portuguese dubbed
)
 Decent: 13 votes (sub:6, dub:2, raw:1, ?:1, others:3
1 Polish edited dub
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Korean dubbed
)
 So-so: 7 votes (?:2, sub:2, raw:1, others:2
1 Polish subtitled
1 Portuguese dubbed
)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 185 users, rank: #2697 (of 5921)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.712 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.6093, rank: #2980 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 6.591 (Good−), rank: #3146 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.54 / seen some: 7.02 / won't finish: 4.90)
Bayesian estimate: 6.769 (Good−), rank: #2507 (of 4463)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 51
Episode titles: We have 52
Vintage:
1993-04-09 to 1994-04-01
2002 (TVI - Portugal)
Opening Theme:
"Yūki ga Areba" (勇気があれば) by Kabuki Rocks
Ending Theme:
"Shinchigakunaki Tatakai!" (神智学無き戦い!) by Kabuki Rocks
Trivia: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Norihiko Sudo
Series Composition: Kenji Terada
Music: Kouhei Tanaka
Original creator: Gosho Aoyama
Character Design: Norihiro Matsubara
Art Director: Katsuyoshi Kanemura
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami
Producer:
Mutsuo Shimizu (TV Tokyo)
Noriko Kobayashi (TV Tokyo)
Toshiaki Okuno (OB PLANNING)
Toshihiro Nakazawa (Shogakukan)

Assistant Director: Kazuya Murata
Color design: Kazuko Satou
Key Animation: Masami Goto (ep 47)
Sound Effects: Yasuyuki Konno
Theme Song Performance: Kabuki Rocks
Kotono Mitsuishi as Sayaka Mine
Minami Takayama as Yaiba Kurogane
Ryo Horikawa as Takeshi Onimaru

Hisao Egawa as Kagetora
Juurouta Kosugi as Kojirou
Kazunari Tanaka as Gerozaemon
Masaharu Satou as Musashi Miyamoto
Reiko Suzuki as Sayaka's Grandmother(Goinkyo)
Rica Fukami as Kaguya
Takaya Hashi as Jubei Yagyu
Tetsuo Sakaguchi as Kumo-Otoko(Spiderman)
Tsutomu Kashiwakura as Namako-Otoko(Sea Cucumber Man)
Unshou Ishizuka as Raizou

Banjou Ginga as Onick(ep 11)
Bin Shimada as Kenjuurou Kurogae(ep 1)
Daiki Nakamura as Tsukikage
Daisuke Gouri as Benkei Musashibo
Emi Shinohara as Hebi-Otoko(Disguise)
Fumihiko Tachiki as Yakitori-kun
Hirohiko Kakegawa as Batguy
Hisao Egawa as Professor Kanabo
Houchu Ohtsuka as Kotarou Fuuma
Kappei Yamaguchi as Kerokichi
Kazuki Yao as Gekko
Kazumi Tanaka as Chameleon Bonaparte
Ken Yamaguchi as Hebi-Otoko(Snakeman)
Kouji Ishii as Ryuujin
Megumi Terase as Sayaka's Mother
Michio Nakao as Kamakiri-Otoko(Mantisman)
Minoru Inaba as Miyoshi Seikai Nyudo
Shigeru Chiba as Dragon God Orb
Shigezou Sasaoka as Kerosuke
Shozo Iizuka as Goemon Ishikawa
Takeshi Aono as Basho Matsuo
Takeshi Watabe as Onimaru's Ancestor(ep 2)
Tesshô Genda as Super Gorilla
Tomomichi Nishimura as Prime Minister
Toshihiko Nakajima as Mangetsu
Toshihiko Seki as Shirou Amakusa
Tsutomu Kashiwakura as Namekuji-Otoko(Slugman)
Wataru Takagi as Hitode-Otoko(Starfishman)

Junko Noda(Debut)
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
(none)
Broadcaster:
RPN Network (Philippines) 
Solar USA (Philippines) 
English cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Dubbing Director: Patricia Acevedo
Broadcaster:
Canal 53 Madrid (Spain)
Canal Sur (Spain)
ETC...TV (Chile)
Frecuencia Latina (Peru)
Red TV (Chile)
Tele 5 (Spain)
Televisa Canal 5 (Mexico)
TV Azteca (Mexico)
UCV Television (Chile)
Spanish cast
Benjamin Rivera as Takeshi Onimaru
Esteban Siller as Musashi Miyamoto
Guadalupe Noel as Grandmother
Irwin Daayan as Kojiro
Marcos Patiño as Hombre Araña (Spider Man)
Maria Fernanda Morales as Sayaka Mine
Patricia Acevedo as Yaiba Kurogane
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
(none)
Broadcaster: ABS-CBN 
Tagalog cast
(none)
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Broadcaster:
RTL 7
TVN Siedem
Polish cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Miguel Feijão (Portugal)
Translation: Manuela Jorge (Portugal)
Quimbé as
Homem-Aranha(Portugal)
Musashi Miyamoto(Portugal)
Sandra De Castro as Sayaka Mine(Portugal)
Tiago Caetano as Yaiba Kurogane(Portugal)
Vítor Freitas as Takeshi(Portugal)
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: TVI (Portugal) (Summer 2002)
Dubbing Studio: Nacional Filmes (Portugal)
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