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Maple Town Stories (TV)

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Alternative title:
Aldea del Arce (Spanish)
Aventytrysskogen (Swedish)
Avonturen in Maple Town (Dutch)
El pueblo Maple (Spanish)
Les Petits Malins (French)
Maple Town
Maple Town Monogatari (Japanese)
Maple Town Story
Maple Town, un nido di simpatia (Italian)
Opowieści z Klonowego Miasteczka (Polish)
Истории Мейпл-тауна (Russian)
أرنوبة ودبدوب (Arabic)
أرنوية و دبدوب (Arabic)
メイプルタウン物語 (Japanese)
Genres: slice of life
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Maple Town Stories is about friendship, adventure and the troubles the children (Patty Rabbit, Bobby Bear and Fanny Fox) who are the main characters of the show, fall into. Wild Wolfe is a homeless thief who lives in the forest and usually steals from the town and does other mischief, but the kids are always there to stop him and set things right slowly making him understand the wrongs of his ways.
User Ratings: 26 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Good: 8 votes (dub:2, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:4
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic edited dub
1 Arabic dubbed
1 Dutch dubbed
 Decent: 9 votes (sub:4, dub:2, ?:1, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 So-so: 5 votes (dub:2, sub:1, others:2
1 Arabic edited dub
1 French dubbed
 Not really good: 2 votes (dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 112 users, rank: #4632 (of 8964)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.154 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.1331, rank: #6325 (of 9076)
Weighted mean: 6.149 (Decent), rank: #6286 (of 9076) (seen all: 6.89 / seen some: 6.00 / won't finish: 5.21)
Bayesian estimate: 6.596 (Good−), rank: #4577 (of 6826)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 52
Episode titles: We have 52
1986-01-19 to 1987-01-11
1987 (Spain)
1987-05-03 (France)
1987-09-29 to 1988-01-11 (Italy)
1988 (Colombia)
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"L'Ours Gabby Et Les Petits Malins" by Danièle Hazan [French version]
"Maple Town Monogatari" by Satoko Yamano
"Maple Town: un nido di simpatia" by Cristina D'Avena [Italian version]
Ending Theme:
"Patty no Nichiyoubi" by Satoko Yamano
Official website:
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chifude Asakura (15 episodes
eps 1-3, 6, 10, 13-14, 18, 22, 26, 33-34, 40, 48, 52

Keiji Kubota (ep 9)
Keiko Maruo (9 episodes
eps 15, 19, 25, 29-30, 36, 41, 44, 49

Sachiyo Masuko (eps 35, 42, 46)
Shigeru Yanagawa (14 episodes
eps 4, 7, 11, 17, 20, 23, 27-28, 32, 38-39, 43, 47, 50

Tomoko Konparu (10 episodes
eps 5, 8, 12, 16, 21, 24, 31, 37, 45, 51

Episode Director:
Hiroshi Shidara (9 episodes
eps 4, 9, 14, 19, 24, 29, 34, 39, 45

Hiroyuki Kakudou (eps 43, 49)
Junichi Sato (12 episodes
eps 1, 3, 8, 13, 18, 21, 26, 31, 36, 41, 47, 52

Takashi Hisaoka (11 episodes
eps 2, 7, 12, 17, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 46, 51

Yorifusa Yamaguchi (ep 28)
Yoshihiro Oka (9 episodes
eps 6, 11, 16, 22, 27, 33, 38, 44, 50

Yukio Kaizawa (8 episodes
eps 5, 10, 15, 23, 32, 37, 42, 48

Music: Akiko Kosaka
Original Concept: Chifude Asakura
Art Director:
Eiko Sudo (eps 8-12, 14)
Hiromi Koono (eps 1-7)
Izumi Wada (10 episodes
eps 28, 30, 33, 36, 39, 41, 45-51 odd

Tomoko Arikawa (20 episodes
eps 2-12 even, 13, 15-19, 21, 23, 26, 31, 34, 37, 40, 43

Tomoko Yoshida (12 episodes
eps 25, 27, 29, 32, 35, 38, 42-52 even

Yūko Kobayashi (15 episodes
eps 1, 5-13 odd, 20-26 even, 31, 34, 37, 40, 43

Yuko Tahara (9 episodes
eps 28, 30, 33, 36, 39, 41, 45, 47, 49

Animation Director:
Haru Endō (ep 52)
Hideo Furusawa (ep 4)
Hidetoshi Owashi (ep 41)
Hiroshi Oikawa (ep 15)
Kazuo Komatsubara (10 episodes
eps 1, 7, 13, 20, 26, 32, 35, 38, 44, 50

Masahiro Ando (7 episodes
eps 10, 16, 19, 33, 39, 45, 51

Maya Matsuyama (ep 22)
Michi Himeno (eps 18, 24, 47)
Mitsuru Aoyama (8 episodes
eps 5, 11, 17, 23, 28, 34, 40, 46

Naomi Itou (6 episodes
eps 21, 27, 31, 37, 43, 49

Nobuyoshi Hoshikawa (ep 3)
Shingo Araki (4 episodes
eps 6, 12, 29, 36

Shinnosuke Kon (ep 2)
Takashi Saijo (ep 9)
Tsuneo Ninomiya (6 episodes
eps 8, 14, 25, 30, 42, 48

Azuma Kasuga (Asatsu)
Shinji Nabeshima (Asahi Broadcasting)
Yasuo Yamaguchi (Toei Animation)

Assistant Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara (6 episodes
eps 3, 26, 28, 31, 33, 35

Assistant producer:
Naoko Takahashi
Yuko Sagawa (Asatsu)
Background Art: Yūko Kobayashi
Editing: Tooru Mochizuki
Production manager: Saburo Yokoi
Recording: Nobuteru Ikegami
Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito (E&M)
Theme Song Performance: Satoko Yamano
Maya Okamoto as Patty

Hideyuki Tanaka as Marcel (Patty's father)
Mayumi Shō as Diana
Satoko Yamano as Puriprin
Toru Furuya as Elliot
Yūsaku Yara as Gretel

Akio Nojima as Harrison
Bin Shimada as Billy (ep 48)
Chieko Honda as
Chiyoko Kawashima as Mireille Pearson Antelope
Eiko Yamada as Stella
Hiroko Emori as Kin
Hiromi Tsuru as Lala
Hiroshi Takemura as Johnny
Ichirō Nagai as Drake (ep 21)
Jouji Yanami as Mayor
Kazuko Sugiyama as Jane
Keiko Han as Ann
Kouji Totani as Nicolai
Kōzō Shioya as Otto
Kyouko Tonguu as
Mayumi Shō as
Nana Yamaguchi as Chirine
Nobuo Tanaka as Koridon (ep 34)
Nobuo Tobita as Morris (ep 10)
Reiko Mutoh as Christine (Patty's mother)
Ryo Horikawa as Mihai
Sanji Hase as Tonton Pig (eps 9, 35)
Tomomichi Nishimura as Victor (ep 38)
Toshio Furukawa as Eric (ep 42)
Yoku Shioya as Bobby
Yūko Mita as

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Toei Animation
Music Production: Columbia Music Entertainment
Sound Effects: E&M Planning Center
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Scott Page-Pagter
Supervising Director: Robert V. Barron
Executive producer:
Edd Griles
Haim Saban
Ray Volpe

Assistant to Mr. Saban: Cheryl Chackler
Associate Director: Michael Reynolds
Live-action Director: Mary Jo Blue
Live-action Producer: Mary Jo Blue
Music Coordination: Andrew Dimitroff
Music Orchestration: Hiram Titus
Post-Production Supervision: Jeff P. Rubinstein
Production Executive: Beth Broday
Sound Effects Editing: Clive Mizumoto
Supervising Producer: Winston Richard
Video Editing: Matt Causey
Video-Editing: Larry Porsche
VP of Production: J. Edward Bergh
Barbara Goodson as Bobby Bear
Maureen O'Connell as Fannie Fox
Reba West as Patti Rabbit
Susan Roman as Bobby Bear

Katie Griffin as Baby Bunny "ep 3"

Barbara Goodson as Mikey Mole
Janice Adams as Mrs. Maple
Karen Hartman as Hostess
Steve Kramer as Wilde Wolf
Ted Layman as Mayor
Wendee Lee as Bobby Bear
English companies
YTV (Canada)
Production: Saban Entertainment
Production (USA): The Maltese Companies
Video Distribution:
Family Home Entertainment ((VHS Format))
Tonka Home Video (Video Distrubution (VHS Format))
French cast
French staff
Theme Song Performance: Danièle Hazan
Evelyne Grandjean as Patty la lapine

Danièle Hazan as Bobby l'ours
Françoise Fleury as Mme Lapin
Philippe Dumat as Greguère le loup
Raoul Delfosse as Mr Lapin

Amélie Morin as
Alice l'infirmière
Mickael la taupe
Mme Chat
Prinprin la cochonne
Rachel la lapine
Béatrice Bruno as
Fanny la renarde
Ricky le lapin
Skippy l'écureuil
Danièle Hazan as Mme Ours
Françoise Fleury as
Freddy le renard
Melle Daim
Georges Atlas as Mr Dandy lion le maire
Jacques Balutin as Barney le Sherif Bulldog
Jacques Torrens as
Mr Bouc le directeur
Mr Loutre
Joëlle Fossier as
Betty la blairelle
Mme Chien
Mme Renard
Suzy l'écureuil
Marc François as Singe chef de gare
Michel Muller as
Mr Chien
Mr Renard
Philippe Dumat as Johnny le chien
Serge Lhorca as Joey
French companies
Canal J (from 1991)
FR3 (from 3 May 1987)
France 3 (from 1993)
Dubbing Studio: SOFI
Production(France): I.D.D,H
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Tibor Reves (Spain dub)
Music: Emilio Aragón (Spain dub)

Adaptation: Tibor Reves (Spain dub)
Theme Song Performance:
Emilio Aragón (Spain dub)
Rita Irasema (Spain dub)
Angela González as Patti (Spain dub)

Manuel Peiró as El ladrón Gretel (Spain dub, 1a voz)
Mari Luz Olier as Diana (Spain dub)
Rafael Alonso Naranjo Jr. as Bobby (Spain dub)
Simón Ramírez as El ladrón Gretel (Spain dub, 2a voz)

Cristina Victoria as Cristina (Spain dub)
Eduardo Moreno as Marcel (Spain dub)
Estanis González as Alcalde (Spain dub)
Luis Marín as Otto (Spain dub)
Pilar Coronado as Anne (Spain dub)
Pilar Gentil as Natacha (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
T.V. Cable (Colombia)
TVE (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Cinearte (Spain)
Production: TVE (Spain)
Video Distribution: Divisa home video (DVD)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Paolo Torrisi

Theme Song Arrangement: Carmelo Carucci
Theme Song Composition: Carmelo Carucci
Theme Song Lyrics: Alessandra Valeri Manera
Theme Song Performance: Cristina D'Avena
Dania Cericola as Diana
Raffaele Farina as Papa di Patty
Serena Cantalupi as Mamma di Patty
Veronica Pivetti as Uno dei fratellini di Bobby
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Italia 1 (from September 1987)
Arabic staff
Arabic cast
Executive producer: Muhammad Nour Al-Dine

Supervision: Olfat Agrama
Theme Song Performance: Samira Shamia
Translation & Dialogue: Thoraya Nour Al-Dine
Arabic companies
Kuwait Television (From July 1987)
Saudi TV (1987)
Dutch cast
Dutch staff
Theme Song Performance: Lucie de Lange
Voice Direction: Paul van Gorcum
Dutch companies
Translation: Westel B.V

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