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Bincho-tan (TV)

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Alternative title:
びんちょうタン (Japanese)
備長炭 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: iyashikei
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: This is a story about a little girl who lives in an old house in the mountains. Her name is Bincho-tan. Each episode depicts a day in the life of Bincho-tan as she prepares her breakfast in the morning, goes to the forest to gather vegetables, does her household chores and rests at night after a day's work. She is surrounded by a group of close friends who adds color to her ordinary yet simple life.
User Ratings: 193 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (sub:15)
 Excellent: 22 votes (sub:20, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 44 votes (sub:40, dub:1, ?:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 48 votes (sub:43, dub:3, raw:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 28 votes (sub:26, dub:2)
 So-so: 20 votes (sub:20)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:3, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Weak: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 449 users, rank: #2297 (of 9603)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.984 (Good), std. dev.: 1.8839, rank: #4037 (of 9731)
Weighted mean: 6.908 (Good), rank: #4108 (of 9731) (seen all: 7.29 / seen some: 5.97 / won't finish: 4.69)
Bayesian estimate: 6.944 (Good), rank: #3628 (of 7376)
Running time: 12 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2006-02-02 to 2006-04-15
Opening Theme:
"Iroha (いろは)" by CooRie
Ending Theme:
"Binchō Ondo (びんちょう音頭)" by Mai Kadowaki
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 2
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Series Composition: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Music: Taku Iwasaki
Original creator: Takahito Ekusa
Character Design: Tetsuhito Saito
Art Director: Kazuhiro Itō
Sound Director: Takuya Hiramitsu
Director of Photography: Masayuki Kawaguchi
Background Art: Kazuhiro Inoue (Studio Tulip; eps 7-12)
Color design: Shinji Matsumoto
Planning: Kazumi Kawashiro
Public Relations: Mizuho Tanaka (TBS)
Theme Song Arrangement: Kaoru Okubo (OP)
Theme Song Composition: rino (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
rino (OP)
Takahito Ekusa (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
CooRie (OP)
Mai Kadowaki (ED)
Ai Nonaka as Bincho-tan

Kikuko Inoue as Narration
Mai Kadowaki as Chiku-tan
Misato Fukuen as Chiku-rin
Momoko Saito as Aloe
Rina Satō as Ren-tan
Sakura Nogawa as Kunugi-tan

Fumihiko Tachiki as Mr. Oak
Kenichi Ogata as Madake-jiichan
Miyu Matsuki as Pukashuu
Naoko Suzuki as Chishanoki-sensei
Reiko Suzuki as Ume-baachan
Seiko Fujiki as Aloe's mother
Tomomichi Nishimura as Suda-jii
Yasumichi Kushida as Buddhist Priest Shuro
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation: Mook Animation
Animation Production: Studio DEEN
Backgrounds: Studio Tulip
Finish Animation:
Production I.G
In-Between Animation:
Mook Animation
Key Animation:
Mook Animation (ep 1)
Nakamura Production (ep 1)
Music Production: Frontier Works
Photography: Megumi
Production Collaboration:
Bandai Visual
Frontier Works
Sound Production: Zack Promotion
English cast
English staff
Andrea Kwan as Bincho-tan

Candice Moore as Kunugi-tan
Claudia Thompson as
Emily Woo Zeller as
Sarah Hauser as Ren-tan

Sarah Hauser as
Aloe's mother
English companies
Italian staff
Italian companies
Italian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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