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World Famous Fairy Tale Series (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Anime Meisaku Dōwa (Japanese)
Children's Classics
Classic Tales Retold
Contes Japonais (French)
Fairy Tale Classics
Le favole più belle (Italian)
Le più famose favole del mondo (Italian)
Sekai Meisaku Dōwa Kan (Japanese)
Sekai Meisaku Dōwa Manga Series (Japanese)
The World's Greatest Fairy Tales
Un mondo di favole (Italian)
World Masterpiece Fairy Tale Series
アニメ名作童話 (Japanese)
世界名作童話 まんがシリーズ (Japanese)
世界名作童話館 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: A series of 20 10-minute short films based on popular fairy tales and stories.
Running time: 10 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 20
Episode titles: We have 20
1975-10 (eps 1-10)
1976-12-26 (France, Antenne 2)
1977 (USA, CBS)
1979-02 (eps 11-15)
1983-02 (eps 16-20)
1984 (Italy)
1988-04-07 to 1988-04-28 (TV Tokyo broadcast)
Release dates: We have 22
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 2
Not to be confused with World Fairy Tale Series produced in 1995
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Masaki Tsuji (8 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 6-10

Michiru Shimada (eps 16-20)
Tadaaki Yamazaki (eps 2, 5)
Tomomi Tsutsui (eps 11, 13-15)
Theme Song Performance: Naoko Watanabe (eps 1-10)
Kyōko Kishida as Narration

Isao Hashizume (eps 16-20)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Toei Animation
Broadcaster: Tokyo 12 (now TV Tokyo)
Film: Fujifilm
English staff
English companies
Adaptation: Fred Ladd
Broadcaster: CBS
Distributor: Harmony Gold USA, Inc.
English cast
French staff
French cast
Danièle Hazan as Narratrice (VHS)
Jeanine Freson as Narratrice (TV dub)
French companies
Broadcaster: Antenne 2 France
Distributor: Billy Clap Vidéo
Italian staff
Italian companies
Dubbing: Oceania Film
Mondo TV (DVD)
Stardust Home Video (VHS from 1989)
Publisher: Doro TV Merchandising, S.r.i. (VHS and Betamax from 1984)
Italian cast
Beatrice Margiotti as Voce narrante
Renato Montanari as Voce narrante
German staff
German companies
Broadcaster: TM3
German cast
Tagalog cast
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: QTV Channel 11

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