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Patalliro!

Patalliro!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Boku Pataliro!, Boku, Patariro, I, Pataliro!, Patarillo
Japanese: パタリロ!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 1982 to May 13, 1983
Producers: Toei Animation
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG - Children
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.571 (scored by 256 users)
Ranked: #12392
Popularity: #4488
Members: 1,391
Favorites: 21
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Popular Tags

comedy

Synopsis

Patarillo! is set in a society much like ours in most ways, with one decided twist. The manga on which it is based is one of the much-read works produced for adolescent Japanese girls that features a healthy proportion of gay men and beautiful teenagers aka bishounen (beautiful boys). Most of the action takes place in Marinera, the land of eternal spring, located somewhere in the South Seas. The country is a major producer of diamonds; they provide much of the basis of conflict in the anime series. They come from one of the most prolific mines in the world, owned by the king of Marinera, the vertically challenged but horizontally endowed boy-king Patarillo himself. The International Diamond Syndicate - a huge semi- criminal organization/ secret society dedicated to taking over the world`s entire diamond supply- wants that mine and will stop at nothing to get it. In the early episodes they send off a number of bishounen assassins to do in Patarillo, which necessitates his having a bodyguard, the English MI6 agent, Major Jack (`Bishounen-Killer`) Bancoran. Bancoran`s nickname doesn`t mean he shoots bishounen in cold blood. The soubriquet comes from the fact that no male under the age of 17 can resist his sexual fascination. This, to Bancoran`s eternal disgust, includes Patarillo himself. The action switches often from Marinera to MI6 headquarters in London (London seems to be an easy two hour`s flight from the South Seas) or Bancoran`s palatial condo in the suburbs of same. (MI6, be it noted, looks a lot like Fritz Lang`s Metropolis, while Jack`s `apartment` bears a passing resemblance to Randolph Hearst`s spread.) The action also goes into the past and future and out into space. Patarillo evidently gets around.

(Source: aestheticism.com)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Patalliro!
Spin-off: Patalliro Saiyuuki!
Side story: Patalliro! Stardust Keikaku

Characters & Voice Actors

Patalliro the 8th
Patalliro the 8th
Main
Shiraishi, Fuyumi
Japanese
Shiraishi, Fuyumi
Bancoran, Major Jack Barbarossa
Bancoran, Major Jack Barbarossa
Main
Sogabe, Kazuyuki
Japanese
Sogabe, Kazuyuki
Juschenfe, Maraich
Juschenfe, Maraich
Main
Fujita, Toshiko
Japanese
Fujita, Toshiko
Thatcher
Thatcher
Supporting
Ueda, Miyuki
Japanese
Ueda, Miyuki

Staff

Nishio, Daisuke
Director
Shiraishi, Fuyumi
Theme Song Performance
Tsuji, Masaki
Screenplay
Nishizawa, Nobutaka
Chief Animation Director



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Recommendations

Both are laugh-your-stomach-out comedies. Main characters are alike. Prince Baka and prince Patalliro are real trolls. Kraft-san resembles Bancoran and they are both mocked at by their princes.

Opening Theme

"Patalliro!" by Fusako Fujimoto

Ending Theme

#1: "Utsukushisa wa Tsumi" by Eri Takeda (eps 1-20)
#2: "Cock Robin Ondo" by Fuyumi Shiraishi & Slapstick (eps 21-49)

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