Papuwa (TV)

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[ adapted from Papuwa (manga) ]

Alternative title:
パプワ (Japanese)
南國少年 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: comedy
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: In this sequel series, events continue four years after they left off in the first series. Papuwa-kun is a mysterious boy who lives on a new tropical island full of the same crazy creatures. Along with his maid, Liquid, and his new amnestic friend, "Rotarou", they lead nonsensical adventures as they try to evade and confuse the Ganma Army, Special Corps, and even the Shinsengumi from discovering Rotarou's real secret and taking him away.
User Ratings: 55 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Excellent: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Very good: 10 votes (dub:8, raw:1, sub:1)
 Good: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Decent: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:3)
 So-so: 6 votes (dub:4, edit.dub:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Weak: 4 votes (dub:4)
 Bad: 3 votes (dub:2, edit.dub:1)
 Awful: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 159 users, rank: #2873 (of 5921)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.491 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.7295, rank: #5039 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 5.381 (So-so+), rank: #5143 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.99 / seen some: 5.24 / won't finish: 2.98)
Bayesian estimate: 5.767 (Decent−), rank: #4073 (of 4468)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage: 2003-09-30 to 2004-03-30
Opening Theme:
#1: "Tabibito," by Loosely
Ending Theme:
#1: "Yurari Yurari," by Ii no Masashi
Links: We have 1
Review:
Papuwa DVD 1 (Oct 6, 2006)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Papuwa - Wild Things (DVD 1) 2006-08-08 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Zombie Samba (DVD 2) 2006-10-03 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Tropical Triathalon (DVD 3) 2006-12-05 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Macho Marathon (DVD 4) 2007-02-06 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Light My Fire! (DVD 5) 2007-04-10 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Reunions & Farewells (DVD 6) 2007-06-26 (from $4.00)
    Papuwa - Complete Collection (DVD 1-6) 2008-06-24 (from $44.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Ken'ichi Nishida
Series Composition: Toshiki Inoue
Storyboard: Ken'ichi Nishida
Original creator: Ami Shibata
Character Design: Yoshiko Nakajima
Art Director: Kazuya Fukuda
Animation Director: Yoshiko Nakajima
Mecha design: Tatsuya Ichikawa
Sound Director: Hideo Takahashi
Director of Photography: Akinobu Mashima

Color design: Keiji Oohira
Production Assistant: Yoshiyuki Ichihashi
Publicity:
Shouko Morimura (TV Tokyo; eps 1-15)
Yuri Kuniyasu (TV Tokyo; eps 16-18)
Sound Effects: Mutsuhiro Nishimura
Sound Production: Masakatsu Aida
Supervision: Jun Takagi
Theme Song Arrangement:
LOOSELY (OP)
Masashi Iino (END)
Theme Song Composition:
Daigo Yamaguchi (OP)
Masashi Iino (END)
Motoaki Bito (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Masashi Iino (END)
Motoaki Bito (OP)
Theme Song Performance: LOOSELY (OP)
Motoko Kumai as Papuwa
Sanae Kobayashi as Kotaro

Akiko Kurumado as Nakamura
Atsuko Bungo as Eguchi
Daisuke Hirakawa as
Hayashi
Miyagi
Eiji Takemoto as
Koji
Oshodani
Hiroki Takahashi as Rikiddo
Kappei Yamaguchi as
Chappy
Dr. Gunma
Katashi Ishizuka as
Tottori
Yamagishi
Kei Kobayashi as Takeuchi
Kenji Nomura as
G
Magic
Koji Yusa as Arashiyama
Kouji Ishii as Harada Umako
Masaya Takatsuka as Tanno
Mugihito as Itou
Showtaro Morikubo as
Okita Souji
Tezuka
Shuusei Ugaki as Kondou Isami
Takehito Koyasu as
Harem
Komoro
Toru Ohkawa as Hijikata Toshizou

Akari Hibino as
G(young)
Ifuku
Eiji Takemoto as Takeda Papa
Katsuyuki Konishi as Fuji-kun
Kei Kobayashi as Marker(young)
Kenji Nomura as Ginzo
Kentarou Itou as Kintaro(eps 23-25)
Koji Yusa as
Cormorant of the Nagara River(ep 4)
Kimura
Kouta Nemoto as
Chocolate Romance
Shimizu
Takeda
Masao Harada as
Donta(eps 4, 17)
Tiramisu
Showtaro Morikubo as Umigishi-kun
Yoshikazu Nagano as Great Man God(eps 14-15)
Japanese companies
Backgrounds:
Seoul Loft (eps 2-18 even)
Studio Loft (eps 2-18 even)
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo
Music Cooperation: TV Tokyo Music
Sound Effects: Fizz Sound Creation
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Kyle Jones
Translation: Kaoru Bertrand
ADR Script: Clint Bickham
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams
Producer: Scott McClennen

International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Production Assistant:
Maki Nagano
Paul Mericle
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Recording engineer:
Eden J. Barrera
Jason Grundy
Senior Translator: Sarah Alys Lindholm
Sound Design: Jacob A. Gragard
Translation Proofer: Brendan Frayne
Jason Douglas as Liquid
Luci Christian as Kotaro
Monica Rial as Papuwa

Andrew Love as Miyagi
Charles Kennedy as Harlem
Chris Ayres as Oshodani
Chris Patton as Gunma
Christopher Kring as Shimizu
Eric Opella as Tanno
George Manley as Isami Kondo
Illich Guardiola as Tottori
Jay Hickman as Shintaro
Jessica Boone as Nakamura
Joanne Bonasso as Umako
John Tyson as Komoro
Matt Culpepper as Koji
Mike MacRae as Captain Harlem+
Mike McFarland as Hijikata Toshizou
Neil Cook as Chappy
Paul Sidello as Ito
Philip Lehl as Magic
Rob Mungle as Rod
Tiffany Grant as Eguchi
Ty Mahany as Marker
Vic Mignogna as Arashiyama

Blake Shepard as
Black Bear
Fishie
Clint Bickham as
Brown Pelican
Fishie
Lobster
Tama
Eden J. Barrera as
Fishie
Helicopter Goof B
Mr. Sloth
Greg Ayres as
Fuji(eps 13-14)
Fuji's Brother(ep 18)
Jay Hickman as Gee's Father(ep 16)
John Gremillion as Kimura
K.C. Jones as
Chocolate Romance
Fishie
Frog
Kubota
Red Raccoon
Tapir
Kelly Manison as Motherly Voice
Lee Stringer as Shark
Leo Allan as Magic
Mariela Ortiz as Market Scamin' Yui
Mark X Laskowski as
Blue Scat Mouse
Great Man God(eps 13-14)
Paul Hope as Hayashi
Paul Locklear as Donta "Donnie"
Paul Oddo as Tiramisu
Rick Burford as Helicopter Goof A
Rick Hayden as Narrator
Robert Kraft as Kintaro(eps 21-26)
Shannon Emerick as Gee(young)
English companies
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by: ADV Films
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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