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Shoukoujo Sara

Shoukoujo Sara

Alternative Titles

English: A Little Princess Sara
Synonyms: Sekai Meisaku Gekijou, Princess Sara, Little Princess Sarah
Japanese: 小公女セーラ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 46
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 1985 to Dec 29, 1985
Producers: Nippon Animation
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 2596 users)
Ranked: #8452
Popularity: #2845
Members: 4,370
Favorites: 24
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Synopsis

Sara, a pretty girl born into a rich British family in India, is treated like a little princess at a dormitory school in London. Sara's sweet school life turns to tragedy when she learns of her father's death and the family's bankruptcy. However, Sara endures her hard luck with kindness and imagination and escapes from her misery through fantasies.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Crewe, Sara
Crewe, Sara
Main
Shimamoto, Sumi
Japanese
Shimamoto, Sumi
Tissier, Barbara
French
Tissier, Barbara
...
Becky
Becky
Supporting
Ichiryuusai, Teiyuu
Japanese
Ichiryuusai, Teiyuu
Peter
Peter
Supporting
Sakamoto, Chika
Japanese
Sakamoto, Chika
Garijo, Emmanuel
French
Garijo, Emmanuel
Mariette
Mariette
Supporting
Ledieu, Virginie
French
Ledieu, Virginie
Takagi, Sanae
Japanese
Takagi, Sanae

Staff

Kurokawa, Fumio
Director
Nakanishi, Ryuuzou
Script
Kusuba, Kouzou
Storyboard
Higuchi, Masakazu
Storyboard



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Jan 4, 2014
hao10
If only Sara were here, she would have written an awesome review for the series. She would have probably written it in French as well. It's not that writing anime reviews is a part of Miss Minchin's seminary curriculum, it's just about me, a barely literate otaku boy, even a hundred years later, still having little chance to do it better.

`Princess Sara' is based on a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, `A Little Princess' (1905), with quite a history of rewrites and adaptations, and this particular anime belongs to a bigger project known as `World Masterpiece Theater', which gathers adaptations of classical western books and read more
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Nov 14, 2009
Naruchan
The art and animation isn't the best, as it was made in the 80s, but it is very quaint and fits in well with the story and adds to the feel of the show.

The music is pretty good from what I was able to hear. It is mostly classical music for the background and again fits in well.

I'm not sure how well they have portrayed the characters from the book, having only seen a small amount. They seem to have made Sera more of an average girl and downplayed her intelligence. I was annoyed at this, as she makes a couple of speeches demonstrating her read more
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Recommendations

The two stories are a lot similar. Mostly it's because Sara's life is also full of tragedies.
Very brave and resilient girls, take circumstances as their own personal fantasy world. While they each have rivals, they instead bypass them by continuing their destiny to their own fate.

Opening Theme

"Hana no Sasayaki" ("Flower's Whisper") by Satoko Shimonari

Ending Theme

"Himawari" ("Sunflower") by Satoko Shimonari

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