Idol Densetsu Eriko (TV)

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Alternative title:
Ciao Sabrina (Italian) 
Erika (French) 
Eriko (Spanish) 
Legendary Idol Eriko 
أيروكا (Arabic) 
アイドル伝説えり子 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama 
Plot Summary: Eriko Tamura is Kousuke Tamura, the chairman of Tamura Productions (reknown music company) and Minako Tamura's (former famous idol singer) only daughter. Having talent for singing since birth, she has always loved her parent's media world. Then one day tragedy strikes when her parents get into a horrible car accident, which kills her father and leaves her mother in coma. She is left in her father's best friend, Mr. Uchida's care. Now Eriko must take the path of singing, a path her parents did not want her to pursue. Then her uncle is out to destroy her career. But in spite of all the hardship, she becomes an idol and wins hearts all over Japan. 
Number of episodes: 51 
Episode titles: We have 51
1989-04-03 to 1990-03-26 
1992-10 (Italian Air-Date) 
2000-12-24 (France) 
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"Namida no Hanbun" by Eriko Tamura 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Unchained Heart" by Maiko Hashimoto (eps 1-50) 
#2: "May be Dream" by Eriko Tamura (ep 51) 
Links: We have 4
Modeled after a real idol Eriko Tamura (田村 英里子). 
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Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Series Director: Tetsuro Amino 
Character Design: Noriyasu Yamauchi 
Masahiko Miyoshi (TV Setouchi) 
Tomoyuki Taguchi (Big West) 

Insert Song Performance:
Eriko Tamura (as Eriko Tamura) 
Maiko Hashimoto (as Rei Asagiri) 
Masahiko Arimachi (as Shogo Ohgi) 
Key Animation: Hiroyuki Okiura (ep 50) 
Theme Song Performance:
Eriko Tamura (OP, ED#2) 
Maiko Hashimoto (ED#1) 
Animation: Ashi Productions 
Backgrounds: Baku Production 
Finish Animation:
K Production 
Studio 88 
Studio Step 
Key Animation:
Oh! Production (ep 21) 
Studio Live (eps 1, 20, 26) 
Production Cooperation:
Studio Kuma (4 episodes
eps 5, 11, 18, 22
Studio Look (4 episodes
eps 6, 10, 17, 24
Watanabe Promotion 
special effects: Marix 
Titles: Maki Production 
Japanese cast
Akiko Yajima as Eriko Tamura 

Ai Satou as Yuki 
Hiroyuki Shibamoto as Hiroshi Ohsawa 
Katsumi Suzuki as Ijuuin 
Kumiko Takizawa as
Minako Tamura 
Naoko Matsui as Rei Asagiri 
Shigeru Nakahara as Kazuki Uchida 
Shozo Iizuka as Kousuke Tamura 
Takaya Hashi as Yuusuke Tamura 
Tomomichi Nishimura as Shinya Uchida 
Yasunori Matsumoto as Shogo Ohgi 
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Ryoko Asagiri 
Yoshino Takamori as Yasuko Nakata 
Yuko Mizutani as Kaori Yamaguchi 

Chieko Honda as Asami Yamagata 
Daiki Nakamura as Amino 
French cast
French staff
Dubbing Director: Francis Lax 

Theme Song Performance: Claude Lombard 
Magali Barney as Erika Tamura 

Brigitte Morisan as Aurèle (2ème voix) 
Celine Monsarrat as Aurèle  (1ère voix) 
Francis Lax as Coltan , Oncle d'Erika 
Herve Rey as Richie 
Lucie Dolene as Mère d'Erika (Mina) 

Brigitte Morisan as
Astor, Aurèle , Frédérique 
Francis Lax as
Père d'Erika (Randon) 
Père, Coltan 
Françoise Pavy as Aurèle (voix de remplacement) 
Gerard Berner as Père (1er épisode) 
Herve Rey as
Mr Juin 
Richie, Anthony, Mr Juin 
Jean-François Kopf as
chauffeur des Tamura 
Jean-Louis Rugarli as Mr Henry 
Lucie Dolene as
Aurèle (voix de remplacement) 
Mère, Marie, Alexandra 
Magali Barney as Erika 
Thierry Redler as Mr Henry (voix de remplacement) 
French companies
Broadcaster: Mangas 
AB distribution 
La 5 
Dubbing: SOFI 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Mabel Escaño (Spain dub) 

Adaptation: Mabel Escaño (Spain dub) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Carlos Toro (Spain dub) 
Theme Song Performance: Sol Pilas (Spain dub) 
María Ángeles Figueiras as Eriko Tamura (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Sara Vivas as Eriko Tamura (Spain dub) 

Antonio Cobos as Jacobo Tamura (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Beatriz Bravo as Rei Asagiri (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Marta Sáinz as Sandra Asagiri (Spain dub) 

Ana García Olivares as Sandra's Mother (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Ángeles García as Yuki (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Blanca Rada as Natalia Yasuko (Spain dub) 
Carmen Carpintero as Ryoko Asagiri (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Carmen Cervantes as Gala (Spain dub) 
Daniel Sánchez as Enrique Tamura (Spain dub) 
Isabel de Luis as Yasuko Nakata (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Iván Jara as Ivan Ohgi (Spain dub) 
Joaquín Lens as Kosuke Tamura (Spain dub - redubbing) 
José Carabias as Javier Uchida (Spain dub) 
José Polo as Shinya Uchida (Spain dub; Jonu Media) 
José Antonio Jiménez García as Karasawa (Spain dub - redubbing) 
José Ramón Lojo as Yûsuke Tamura (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Juan Tinaquero as Kazuki Uchida (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Luis Etchevers as Shogo Ohgi (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Luzberta Vázquez as Minako Tamura (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Mabel Escaño as Mónica Tamura (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Policarpo Prieto as Ijuin (Spain dub - redubbing) 
Ruth Pazo Olivares as Asami Yamagata (Spain dub; Jonu Media) 
Santiago Fernández as Saijo (Spain dub - redubbing) 

Blanca Rada (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Chus Álvarez (Spain dub; Jonu Media) 
José Carabias (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Miguel Ángel Godó (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Teresa Acaso (Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Telecinco (Spain) 
Distributor: Jonu Media (Spain) 
Dubbing: EXA (Spain dub) 
Dubbing Studio:
EXA (Spain dub; Telecinco) 
Penteo Films (Spain dub; Jonu Media) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Maurizio Torresan 
Translation: Luisella Sgammeglia 

Theme Song Composition:
Paolo Marino 
Piero Cassano 
Theme Song Lyrics: Alessandra Valeri Manera 
Theme Song Performance: Cristina D'Avena 
Nadia Biondini as Sabrina 

Annamaria Mantovani as Narratrice 
Caterina Rochira as Simonetta 
Dania Cericola as Roberta 
Daniele Demma as Guido 
Enrico Bertorelli as Padre di Sabrina 
Flavio Arras as Domenico 
Grazia Migneco as Ines 
Ivo De Palma as Max (speaking) 
Lara Parmiani as Daniela 
Luca Bottale as Dario 
Luca Semeraro as Fabrizio 
Maddalena Vadacca as Eleonora 
Maura Musi as Milena 
Maurizio Scattorin as Giorgio 
Paola Tovaglia as Susi 
Paolo Torrisi as Gianluca 
Tony Fuochi as Rolando 
Vincenzo Draghi as Max (singing) 
Italian companies
Boing (from 1st December 2008) 
Canale 5 (from 19 September 1991) 
Hiro (from October 2009) 
Italia 1 (from October 1992) 
Distributor: DENEB Film 
Dubbing: DENEB Film 
Arabic staff
Arabic companies
Broadcaster: Spacetoon 
Distributor: Animation International (Mahr Al-Hajj Weiss) 
Production: Animation International (Mahr Al-Hajj Weiss) 
Arabic cast
Qasim Mlho as Kazuki Uchida 

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