Perrine Monogatari

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Sekai Meisaku Gekijou, The Story of Perrine
Japanese: ペリーヌ物語
Spanish: Perrine, sin Familia
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Type: TV
Episodes: 53
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 1, 1978 to Dec 31, 1978
Premiered: Winter 1978
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:30 (JST)
Producers: Bandai Visual
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.571 (scored by 15301,530 users)
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Ranked: #15852
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Popularity: #7645
Members: 6,397
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Perrine is a young girl who lives in Bosnia with her Indian mother and beloved father – that is, until her father passes away, leaving her mother with a single wish: travel to France to be with his father. The over 1,000 kilometer journey seems unfathomable, but Perrine and her mother have a plan: they will photograph people in the towns along the way to support themselves.

With their hardy donkey Palikare and faithful dog Baron, the two set forth for Paris; along the way they encounter kind souls, barren villages, and a number of hardships; will Perrine and her mother survive the long journey to France?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Saitou, Hiroshi
Director, Storyboard
Takahata, Isao


Opening Theme

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"Perrine Monogatari (ペリーヌものがたり)" by Kumiko Oosugi

Ending Theme

"Kimagure Baron (気まぐれバロン)" by Kumiko Oosugi


Jul 1, 2018
I've watched a lot of the series in the World Masterpiece Theater.
And this is by far my favorite.
It starts out slow at first, however, once she arrives at her Grandfather's location, it becomes much more eventful and exciting. This became one of the most satisfying anime I've ever watched. It has a good balance of sad moments and moments that make you want to high five your invisible buddy.

The voice acting was pinpoint in my opinion.

The key thing to this anime is those eventful moments that make you feel good inside or when things are revealed, the anime really knows how to capture that moment. ...
Sep 17, 2013
I love Japan's kids shows. Why? Because they have BALLS. What do I mean? To put it simply, the majority of their children's shows aren't just silly entertainment for kids or gigantic marketing commercials to sell toys. Just like with the majority of their adult and teenager aimed anime, their children's shows are refined and mature. They explore and discuss issues that most American children's shows don't even acknowledge! Not all of them are overly happy pieces of fluff meant to tell kids that all their dreams will come true. When things get serious in their kids shows, BY GOD DO THEY GET SERIOUS! Japan's ...
Jul 14, 2021
English is not my language.
This review I took some main points, it's not a detailed analysis of the work. It contains some spoilers.

Perrine Monogatari is another classic anime from the "World Masterpiece Theater" framework, produced by the highly acclaimed Nippon Animation studio.

After the death of her father, Perrine and her mother go on a journey to France. They go with a donkey named Palikare and her dog named Baron.
Honestly, I thought this anime was going to be an extremely dramatic journey, just like Ie Naki Ko. Well, the anime doesn't have the overdramatic journey that Ie Naki Ko has, and this is one of the ...

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