Araiguma Rascal
Raccoon Rascal
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Alternative Titles

English: Raccoon Rascal
Synonyms: Sekai Meisaku Gekijou
Japanese: あらいぐまラスカル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 2, 1977 to Dec 25, 1977
Premiered: Winter 1977
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Book
Genres: DramaDrama, HistoricalHistorical, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 6.681 (scored by 490490 users)
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Ranked: #48912
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Popularity: #8593
Members: 1,755
Favorites: 4
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Synopsis

Life in Brailsford Junction, Wisconsin, is simple and quiet for Sterling North, who spends most of his free time caring for animals. With his mother in the hospital and his brother fighting on the Western Front, the boy lives only with his father and his dog Hauser.

One weekend, cutting away from his usual chores, Sterling, his friend Oscar, and Hauser head off on a fishing trip. On their way to the river, his dog catches a scent at the base of a tree. Unearthing a raccoon's nest, the two boys find an orphaned kit. A passing hunter has killed the kit's mother to make a fur hat, leaving Sterling to adopt and care for the orphaned raccoon.

Torn by his fracturing family, a brother in the trenches, along with the ailing health of his mother, Sterling's bonds with life and the world around him are kept together and strengthened by life with his new friend, the "ring-tailed wonder" and scoundrel, whom he names Rascal.

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Staff

Saitou, Hiroshi
Director, Storyboard
Endou, Masaharu
Director, Character Design


Edit Opening Theme

"Rock River e (ロックリバーへ)" by Columbia Yurikago Kai, Kumiko Oosugi, St. Mary's Children's Chorus

Edit Ending Theme

"Oide Rascal (おいでラスカル)" by Kumiko Oosugi



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