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Kobo-chan (TV)

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Alternative title:
コボちゃん (Japanese)
Themes: family, kindergarten
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Kobo Tabata lives in a typical Japanese family. His father is a normal salary-man, his mother's a typical housewife, his grandparents (from his mother's side) help to take care of the family and it's pets, and his uncle's a slightly obese high school teacher. Still, they manage to find odd situations that sometimes arise due to Kobo's growing up process or simply because of their own habits and misunderstandings.
Number of episodes: 63
Episode titles: We have 63
Vintage: 1992-10-19 to 1994-03-21
Opening Theme:
#1: "Nippon Cha! Cha! Cha! (ニッポン チャ!チャ!チャ!)" by Konpeitō (eps 1-10)
#2: "Koi shite Zoo (恋してZOO)" by Hiroko Kurumizawa (eps 11-20)
#3: "Hana no Run Run Power (花のランランパワー)" by The Mashin Brothers (eps 21-31)
#4: "Kobo-chan Glue (コボちゃんグルー)" by Kenji Ōtsuki, Emmanuel 5, and Ikue Ōtani (eps 32-42)
#5: "Ganbare Otoko no Ko (ガンバレ男の子)" by Ikue Ōtani (eps 43-63)
Ending Theme:
#1: "Yume no Okazu (夢のおかず)" by ??? (eps 1-20)
#1: "Yume no Okazu (夢のおかず)" by Cherish (eps 1-20)
#2: "Shiroi Sneaker (白いスニーカー)" by Cherish (eps 21-42)
#3: "Ashita mo Aeru (明日も会える)" by Nami Hirai (eps 43-63)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Hiromitsu Morita
Series Composition: Noboru Shiroyama
Original Manga: Masashi Ueda
Character Design: Jōji Yanase
Art Director: Moritoshi Endo
Director of Photography:
Masao Onuki
Yoshiyuki Tamagawa
Executive producer: Hidenori Murata
Michihiko Suwa (Yomiuri TV)
Tatsuo Ono (Eiken)

Editing: Osamu Tanaka
Production manager:
Masakazu Fuji
Nobuyuki Okimoto
Sound Adjustment: Hideyasu Iizuka
Sound Effects: Shōji Katō
Theme Song Performance:
Cherish (ED2)
Emmanuel 5 (OP4)
Hiroko Kurumizawa (OP2)
Ikue Ōtani (OP4-5)
Kenji Ohtsuki (OP4)
Kinniku Shōjo Tai (OP4)
Konpeitō (OP1)
Nami Hirai (ED3)
The Mashin Brothers (OP3)
Chafūrin as Takeo Ōmori
Chika Sakamoto as Futoshi
Hinako Kanamaru as Hiroko
Hiroko Emori as teacher
Ikue Ōtani as Kobo Tabata
Issei Futamata as Kōji Tabata
Kazue Ikura as Shigeru
Kōhei Miyauchi as Iwao Yamakawa
Kyōko Hikami as
Kyōko Minami as Satoshi
Mitsuru Miyamoto as Tanaka
Naoko Matsui as Sanae Tabata
Noriko Uemura as Mine Yamakawa
Ruri Asano as Satoshi
Yuri Shiratori as Hanako
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Eiken
Animation Production Assistance: Märchen-Sha
Background Art: Studio Jack
Development: Imagica
Finish Animation:
Light Foot (56 episodes
eps 1-20, 23-24, 26-46, 48-55, 59-63

SHAFT (eps 7, 10)
Studio Hibari (13 episodes
eps 4, 6, 9, 22, 29, 40, 43, 47, 49, 51, 56-58

Studio March (7 episodes
eps 16, 20-22, 25, 62-63

Trace Studio M (8 episodes
eps 18, 21, 23-26, 28, 31

In-Between Animation:
Daizo Productions (ep 47)
Project Team Sarah (ep 26)
Snow Light Staff (39 episodes)
Studio Jungle Gym (7 episodes
eps 3-4, 6, 8-9, 11-12

Photography: T. Nishimura
Recording Studio: Glovision
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (expired)
English cast

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