Samurai Giants (TV)

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© Ikki Kajiwara • Ko Inoue / TMS


Alternative title:
El Lanzador Estrella (Spanish)
Star Pitcher (Spanish)
侍ジャイアンツ (Japanese)
魔投手 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: tournament
Themes: baseball
Objectionable content: Mild
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 52
Episode titles: We have 46
Vintage:
1973-10 to 1974-09
1973-10-07 to 1974-09-15
Opening Theme:
#1: "Samurai Giants" (侍ジャイアンツ) by Shigeyuki Matsumoto
#2: "Ouja Samurai Giants" (王者 侍ジャイアンツ) by Royal Knights
#3: "Ouja Samurai Giants" (王者 侍ジャイアンツ) by Masato Shimon, Royal Knights
Ending Theme:
#1: "Samurai Banba Ban" (サムライ 番場蛮) by Shigeyuki Matsumoto
#2: "Yuke! Banba Ban" (ゆけ! バンババン) by Royal Knights
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tadao Nagahama
Script:
Akiko Tani
Haruya Yamazaki (4 episodes
eps 11, 15, 22, 26
)

Mon Shichijō (ep 1)
Satoshi Dezaki (7 episodes
eps 10, 21, 31, 36-37, 42-43
)

Seiji Matsuoka (12 episodes
eps 2-9, 13, 33, 40-41
)

Toyohiro Andō (6 episodes
eps 12, 18, 23, 29, 32, 43
)

Yutaka Kaneko (14 episodes
eps 16, 19-20, 25, 27-28, 30, 34-35, 38-39, 44-46
)

Storyboard:
Eisuke Kondo (eps 14, 16)
Hiroshi Fukutomi (ep 24)
Minoro Tanaka (ep 35)
Noboru Ishiguro (eps 18, 23)
Osamu Dezaki (ep 1)
Satoshi Dezaki (19 episodes
eps 5, 7-8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 20-22, 26, 29, 31, 36-37, 40, 42-43, 46
)

Seiji Okuda (ep 28)
Sōji Yoshikawa (ep 3)
Tameo Kohanawa (ep 32)
Tōru Yabuki
Yoshio Takeuchi (ep 34)
Yoshiyuki Tomino (15 episodes
eps 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 19, 25, 27, 30, 33, 38, 41, 44-45
)

Original story:
Ikki Kajiwara
Ko Inoue
Character Design: Yasuo Otsuka
Art Director: Shichirō Kobayashi
Animation Director: Yasuo Otsuka
Director of Photography:
Akio Wakana
Toru Owada

Assistant Episode Director:
Kazuyoshi Yokota (eps 2-8 even)
Keiji Hayakawa (eps 1-9 odd)
Kenshirō Takakura
Yoshio Takeuchi (eps 32-46 even)
Yutaka Kusunoki (18 episodes
eps 12-19, 21-23, 33-45 odd
)

Background Art:
Eiji Hirakawa (24 episodes
eps 2-10 even, 11-12, 14-20 even, 24-28, 30, 32, 34, 38-46 even
)

Hiroshi Umino (24 episodes
eps 2-10 even, 11-12, 14-20 even, 24-28, 30, 32, 34, 38-46 even
)

Ichiro Nakano (20 episodes
eps 5, 7, 9, 13-21 odd, 22-23, 29-35 odd, 36-37, 39-45 odd
)

Junko Kubota (22 episodes
eps 1-9 odd, 13-21 odd, 22-23, 29-35 odd, 36-37, 39-45 odd
)

Kazuo Oga (22 episodes
eps 1-9 odd, 13-21 odd, 22-23, 29-35 odd, 36-37, 39-45 odd
)

Kazutoshi Shimizu (22 episodes
eps 1-9 odd, 13-21 odd, 22-23, 29-35 odd, 36-37, 39-45 odd
)

Kenji Kumatani 
Kenji Kumugai (24 episodes
eps 2-10 even, 11-12, 14-20 even, 24-28, 30, 32, 34, 38-46 even
)

Susumu Saitō (22 episodes
eps 6, 8, 10-12, 14-20 even, 24-28, 30, 32, 34, 38-46 even
)

Toshiharu Mizutani (24 episodes
eps 2-10 even, 11-12, 14-20 even, 24-28, 30, 32, 34, 38-46 even
)

Toshio Saitō (eps 2, 4)
In-Between Animation:
Hiroko Kodama (Tokyo Movie)
Hiroshi Fukutomi (A Production)
Kazue Morimoto (Tokyo Movie)
Kazuyoshi Shimada (Studio Mates)
Kensetsu Fukuhara (A Production)
Koichi Tsuchida (Madhouse)
Kōshi Inamura (Tokyo Movie)
Kouichi Maruyama (13 episodes
eps 8, 13, 16-18, 21, 23, 29, 37, 40-41, 43, 46
)

Kumiko Hida (Dogakobo)
Kyōko Harada (Studio Mates)
Masako Chiba (A Production)
Masashi Kubota (Studio Mates)
Masayoshi Kobayashi (Dogakobo)
Masumi Sawa (Dogakobo)
Michiyo Yamada (A Production)
Naka Kusai (Madhouse)
Noboru Fujita (Dogakobo)
Noboru Takahashi (Dogakobo)
Nobumasa Shinkawa (Dogakobo; 7 episodes
eps 11, 14, 20, 31, 35, 39, 45
)

Norio Andō (Studio Mates)
Osamu Shimizu (Studio Mates)
Ryō Okaue (Dogakobo)
Seiichi Kato (Madhouse)
Seiji Arihara (A Production)
Shigeo Ogata (Tokyo Movie)
Shinichi Otake (A Production)
Shinobu Arai (Dogakobo)
Shintaro Horikoshi (Madhouse)
Sumi Suzuki (Tokyo Movie)
Takao Horie (A Production)
Tamayo Hirata (A Production)
Tomoe Morimoto (Tokyo Movie)
Toshiki Yoshida (Madhouse)
Yuichi Endo (Madhouse)
Yukiko Uemura (Tokyo Movie)
Yuko Sakashita (Tokyo Movie)
Yumi Furusawa (Dogakobo)
Key Animation:
Eiichi Nakamura (A Production; 12 episodes
eps 3, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 30, 34, 36, 41, 43, 46
)

Fukuo Yamamoto (Studio Junio; 6 episodes
eps 19, 25-28, 33
)

Hayao Miyazaki (ep 1)
Hideo Kawauchi (A Production; 12 episodes
eps 3, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 30, 34, 36, 41, 43, 46
)

Hiromi Yokoyama (Tokyo Movie; 14 episodes
eps 8, 10, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 29, 32, 35, 39, 41, 43, 46
)

Hiroshi Wagatsuma (Studio Junio; Studio Junio; 13 episodes
eps 4, 17, 19, 22-23, 25-28, 33, 38, 42, 44
)

Hitoshi Oda (Tokyo Movie; 12 episodes
eps 8, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 29, 34, 37, 40, 44, 46
)

Iku Ishiguro (Dogakobo; 11 episodes
eps 4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 20, 31, 35, 39, 42, 45
)

Jin Oda (Tokyo Movie) 
Junzaburo Takahata (Tokyo Movie; 9 episodes
eps 10, 16, 21, 29, 32, 35, 39, 41, 43
)

Kakuko Hoshino (ep 37)
Katsuhiro Wakami (Tokyo Movie; 8 episodes
eps 13, 16, 21, 32, 35, 39, 41, 43
)

Kenji Kodama (Tokyo Movie; 13 episodes
eps 8, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 29, 32, 35, 39, 41, 43, 46
)

Michiyo Yamada (A Production; 5 episodes
eps 7, 9, 15, 18, 30
)

Motoji Suzuki (Tokyo Movie) 
Motoshi Suzuki (Tokyo Movie; 13 episodes
eps 8, 10, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 29, 34, 37, 40, 44, 46
)

Takashi Asakura (Studio Mates; 10 episodes
eps 5, 7, 12, 19, 22, 24, 32, 36, 40, 45
)

Takekatsu Kikuta (Madhouse; ep 2)
Tetsuo Imazawa (Studio Junio; 9 episodes
eps 19, 25-28, 33, 38, 42, 44
)

Yôichi Kotabe (A Production; ep 1)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Madhouse; ep 2)
Yoshihiro Owada (Tokyo Movie; ep 10)
Yoshikazu Fujishiro (Dogakobo; ep 4)
Yuki Kinoshita (Studio Mates; 5 episodes
eps 5, 7, 12, 22, 24
)

Yukio Suzuki (Dogakobo; 10 episodes
eps 6, 8, 11, 14, 20, 31, 35, 39, 42, 45
)

Yuzo Aoki (A Production; 12 episodes
eps 3, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 30, 34, 36, 41, 43, 46
)

Photography:
Katsuji Misawa (eps 1-46)
Keishichi Kuroki (eps 1-46)
Tatsumasa Shimizu (eps 1-46)
Tetsuro Kumase (eps 1-46)
Planning: Hisashichi Sano
Recording Director: Koichi Chiba
Recording engineer: Toshiaki Hoshino
Sound Effects: Yozo Kataoka
Kei Tomiyama as Ban Banjou

Keaton Yamada as Shigeo Nagashima
Makio Inoue as Hikaru Mizuki
Reiko Mutoh as Rika Minami
Rihoko Yoshida as Yuki Banjou
Rokurō Naya as Tarobei Hatsuma
Shoichi Nishida as Tetsuji Kawagami
Takeshi Kuwabara as Wolf Chief
Takkou Ishimori as Sadaharu Ou
Toku Nishio as Bansaku Ozutsu
Toru Furuya as Sensaku Oozutsu
Yoshiaki Nemoto as Masayasu Kaneda

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Tokyo Movie
Backgrounds: Kobayashi Production
Finish Animation: A Production
In-Between Animation:
A Production (14 episodes
eps 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, 14-15, 18, 30, 34, 36, 41, 43, 46
)

Doga Kobo (11 episodes
eps 4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 20, 31, 35, 39, 42, 45
)

Madhouse (ep 2)
Studio Mates (10 episodes
eps 5, 7, 12, 19, 22, 24, 32, 36, 40, 45
)

Tokyo Movie (19 episodes
eps 8, 10, 13, 16-18, 21, 23, 29, 32, 34-35, 37, 39-41, 43-44, 46
)

Key Animation:
A Production (13 episodes
eps 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 30, 34, 36, 41, 43, 46
)

Doga Kobo (11 episodes
eps 4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 20, 31, 35, 39, 42, 45
)

Madhouse (ep 2)
Studio Junio (13 episodes
eps 4, 17, 19, 22-23, 25-28, 33, 38, 42, 44
)

Studio Mates (10 episodes
eps 5, 7, 12, 19, 22, 24, 32, 36, 40, 45
)

Tokyo Movie (18 episodes
eps 8, 10, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 29, 32, 34-35, 37, 39-41, 43-44, 46
)

Production:
Tokyo Movie
YTV
Production Assistance:
A Production
Tokyo Laboratory
Sound Effects: E&M Planning Center

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