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Tottoko Hamtarō Dechu TV Anime to Premiere in April

posted on 2011-02-23 06:06 EST
Ritsuko Kawai's Tottoko Hamtaro hamster manga already inspired 2000-06 anime

A weekly Tottoko Hamtarō Dechu television anime series will premiere on the TV Tokyo network at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2. An earlier television anime series (pictured at right) based on Ritsuko Kawai's Tottoko Hamtaro manga aired from 2000 to 2006.

ShoPro Entertainment, Shogakukan Production (USA) Inc., and Viz Media imported the first anime series into North America under the name Hamtaro.

TV Tokyo's Saturday 9:00 a.m. timeslot is now held by Gokujō!! Mecha Mote Iinchō Second Collection, the second series based on Tomoko Nishimura's Gokujō!! Mecha Mote Iinchō shōjo school romance manga.

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Image © R. Kawai/Shogakukan, SMDE, TV Tokyo 2000


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