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Superbook (TV)

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Alternative title:
Animated Mother and Child Playhouse
Anime Oyako Gekijō (Japanese)
El Super Libro (Spanish)
O Livro Incrível (Portuguese)
Parent and Child Theatre
Superbuch (German)
Superksiega (Polish)
SuperLivre (French)
Superlivro (Portuguese)
アニメ 親子劇場 (Japanese)
Themes: historical
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Two children find a book that transports them and their robot friend back in time to witness Bible stories first hand.
User Ratings: 48 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 8 votes (dub:3, sub:1, raw:1, others:3
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Spanish edited dub
 Good: 9 votes (edit.dub:2, ?:2, sub:2, dub:1, others:2
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 14 votes (dub:9, sub:3, ?:1, others:1
1 Finnish dubbed
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:2, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Not really good: 2 votes (dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 6 votes (sub:2, ?:1, dub:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Bad: -
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 152 users, rank: #4384 (of 9583)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.083 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.07, rank: #6977 (of 9705)
Weighted mean: 6.029 (Decent), rank: #7090 (of 9705) (seen all: 6.48 / seen some: 6.16 / won't finish: 4.47)
Bayesian estimate: 6.356 (Decent+), rank: #5666 (of 7286)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
1981-10-09 to 1982-03-29
1988 (Colombia - Cadena 2)
2009 to 2011 (Brasil - Ulbra TV)
Opening Theme:
"taimubukku no uta (The TimeBook song)" by Ryo Miyauchi
Ending Theme:
"yukai na nakama tachi (My fun friends)" by Fusako Fujimoto
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 3
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DVD (Region 1)
    Cartoon Classics: Superbook - Bible Stories (Dub.DVD 1) 2005-12-01
    Cartoon Classics: Superbook - Bible Stories (Dub.DVD 2) 1982-02-01 (from $56.00)
    Cartoon Classics: Superbook - Bible Stories (Dub.DVD 3) 2006-09-26
    Superbook - Let My People Go! (Dub.DVD 4) 2011-00-00
    Superbook - A Giant Adventure [Rerelease] (Dub.DVD 6) 2012-00-00
    Superbook - Roar! (Dub.DVD 7) 2011-00-00
    Superbook - The First Christmas (Dub.DVD 8) 2011-00-00
    Superbook - Miracles of Jesus (Dub.DVD 9) 2012-00-00
    Superbook - The Last Supper (Dub.DVD 10) 2012-00-00
    Superbook - He Is Risen! (Dub.DVD 11) 2013-00-00
    Superbook - The Road to Damascus (Dub.DVD 12) 2012-00-00
    Superbook - Revelation: The Final Battle! (Dub.DVD 13) 2013-00-00
    Superbook - Jonah (Dub.DVD 14) 2013-00-00

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Masakazu Higuchi
Animation Director: Kei Hyōdō
Art design: Tetsufumi Ooyama
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Executive producer: Kenji Yoshida
Art Board: Setsuko Ishizu
Assistant Director: Kenjirō Yoshida
Assistant Production Manager:
Kaoru Takada
Masahiro Toyozumi
Yutaka Tsumura
Color Coordination: Rumiko Suzushiro
Design: Haime Fukuoka
Finish Animation: Kaoru Masuko
Planning: Shigeru Yanagawa
Production Desk: Ken Aoki
Recording Adjustment: Harusumi Ōtsuka
Setting: Koji Abe
Sound Effects: Katsumi Itō
Supervision: Kikaku Shimamura
Titles: Takayasu Fujii
Masako Sugaya as Shō Asuka

Fumio Matsuoka as Dr. Manabu Asuka
Hiroshi Masuoka as Zenmai Jikake
Katsue Miwa as Azusa Yamato
Kōji Totani as Time Book
Mahito Tsujimura as Narration

Chiyoko Kawashima as
Eve (ep 1)
Rebecca (ep 5)
Kōhei Miyauchi as Abraham (ep 4)
Masashi Hirose as Satan (ep 1)
Minoru Yada as Noah (ep 3)
Yoku Shioya as
Adam (ep 1)
Jacob (ep 6)
Yoshiko Matsuo as Isaac (ep 4)
Japanese companies
Broadcaster: Tokyo 12
Film Processing: Tokyo Laboratory
Finish Animation:
Studio DEEN
Photography: T. Nishimura
Production Cooperation: Production LOOSE
Recording: Seion Studio
Recording Production: Gen
English staff
English cast
Additional Music: Stephen Peppos
Production Associate: Craig S. Cummings
Production Supervision:
Jason Vinley
Warren Marcus
Theme Song Composition: Stephen Peppos
Billie Lou Watt as Christopher 'Chris' Peeper
Helena Van Cort as Gizmo
Ray Owens as
Professor Fred Peeper
Sonia Owens as
Mrs. Peeper

Hal Studer as Abel

English companies
French staff
French cast
French companies
Broadcaster: Dieu TV
Distributor: TVP
Dubbing: JTV Productions
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
ABN (Colombia)
Cable Kin (Mexico)
Cadena 2 (Colombia)
CaliTV (Colombia)
Canal Uno (Colombia)
Enlace (Latin America)
Nuevo Tiempo Televisión
Telejuan 19 (Peru)
UCV Television (Chile)
Spanish cast
German staff
German companies
Broadcaster: Bibel TV
German cast
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
Tagalog cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dráusio de Oliveira as Bíblia (Superbook)
Felipe Di Nardo as Bíblia (Superbook) (1 episodes
ep 10 at the beginning
Isaura Gomes as Chris
Ivete Jaime as Joy
Luiz Carlos de Moraes as Superlivro (Superbook) (eps 13-14)
Osmiro Campos as Superlivro (Superbook) (eps 10-12)
Zezinho Cutolo as Gizmo

Armando Tiraboschi as Deus (eps 15-18)
Francisco Borges as
Deus (eps 1-2)
Professor Fred Peeper (ep 21 only)
Helena Sâmara as Mãe de Chris (ep 21)
Hélio Vaccari as Deus (ep 7)
Isaura Gomes as Mãe de Chris (ep 15)
Neuza Azevedo as Mãe de Chris (ep 22)
Waldir de Oliveira as Professor Fred Peeper

Eleu Salvador as
Abraão (ep 4)
Diabo (ep 15)
Jonas (ep 17)
Moisés (ep 7)
Profeta Elias (ep 21)
Profeta Eliseu (ep 22)
Ezio Ramos as
Abel (ep 2)
Davi (ep 19)
Isaque (ep 4)
Portuguese companies
Rede Gênesis (Brazil)
Rede Record (Brazil)
Rede Vida (Brazil)
Ulbra TV
Distributor: Poletel Video (VHS)
Dubbing Studio:
Elenco (eps 10-12)

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