Edokko Boy: Gatten Taro (TV)

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Alternative title:
True Tokyo Boy: Gatten Tarou 
江戸っ子ボーイ がってん太助 (Japanese) 
Genres: adventure , comedy 
Themes: police 
Plot Summary: Bontenmaru Daisuke, or otherwise known as "Gatten Taro", dreams of becoming a policeman in Edo. For that reason, he studies at the Edo Police Academy to obtain the Edo Police Badge. He will need to collect 10 of these badges in order to be qualified as a policeman. Daisuke studies earnestly and seriously for the sake of these badges. However, he faces failures along the way and the road to becoming a full-fledged policeman seems long and tedious. 
Running time: 25 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 22 
Episode titles: We have 22
Vintage: 1990-10-19 to 1991-03-22 
Opening Theme:
"Gatten Roru" by Chiruru 
Ending Theme:
"Taiyou no Uta" by Chiruru 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takeshi Mori 
Episode Director: Yuji Kawahara 
Producer: Minoru Ohno (Yomiuri) 

Color setting: Michiko Nishimura 
Production: Yuji Nunokawa 
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki (Anime Sound) 
Sound Engineer: Fujio Yamada 
Special Effects: Kenji Ikeda 
Theme Song Arrangement: Ryuichi Katsumata (OP,​ED) 
Theme Song Composition: Hiroshi Kamayatsu (ED) 
Theme Song Performance: Chiruru (OP,​ED) 
Chieko Honda as Omon 
Yuko Mita as Daisuke 

Ai Orikasa as Oryu 
Hajime Koseki as Mayor 
Kenichi Ogata as Daibutsu-sensei 
Mitsuo Iwata as Jingis Han 
Shigeru Chiba as Lightman 
Yuriko Fuchizaki as Ninomiya Kintaro 

Ai Orikasa as Woman Reporter(ep 9) 
Akira Ishida as Customer D(ep 9) 
Hiroshi Masuoka as Pond Tsu Owner(ep 14) 
Ikue Ohtani as
Kirara's Wife(ep 11) 
Mama(ep 2) 
Papa(ep 15) 
Patrol Officer B(ep 7) 
Policeman B(eps 10, 16) 
Ikuya Sawaki as Jubei(ep 9) 
Issei Futamata as Nobunaga(ep 7) 
Junichi Sugawara as
Ninja(ep 4) 
Sasuke(eps 13, 22) 
Katsumi Suzuki as Ieyasu(ep 7) 
Kenichi Ogata as Village Chief(ep 13) 
Mayumi Nomura as Child(ep 18) 
Minoru Inaba as
Hey-ji 
Man A(ep 8) 
Pedestrain(ep 3) 
Mitsuaki Hoshino as
Announcer(ep 5) 
Tourist(ep 4) 
Mitsuo Iwata as
Criminal(ep 11) 
Interviewer(ep 3) 
Sasuke(ep 3) 
Murasaki Kanda as Narration 
Norio Wakamoto as Shinkuuji(ep 22) 
Seiko Nakano as
Child's Mother(ep 6) 
Daisuke's Mother 
Lightman's Mother(ep 16) 
Okami(ep 10) 
Yoko(ep 12) 
Shigeru Chiba as
Man(ep 3) 
Oraga Gennai 
Papa(ep 2) 
Professor Fujiyama(ep 11) 
Telephone Voice(ep 13) 
Shinya Ohtaki as Announcer(ep 9) 
Sukekiyo Kameyama as
Kirara Kouzuke 
Man(ep 8) 
Technician(ep 18) 
Tesshô Genda as Dasu Benkei 
Toshiya Mori as Customer C(ep 9) 
Yuriko Fuchizaki as Woman C(ep 8) 
Japanese companies
Animation: Pierrot 
Background Art:
Atelier 
Studio Loft 
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo 
Editing: Jay Film 
Finish Animation:
Kyoto Animation 
Studio Angel 
Photography: Tokyo Animation Film 
Recording Studio: New Japan Studio 
Sound Production: Zack Promotion 
Titles: Azu Staff 
Video Editing: Tokyo Video Laboratory 
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