Tom Sawyer no Bouken

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Alternative Titles

English: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Synonyms: Sekai Meisaku Gekijou
Japanese: トム・ソーヤーの冒険


Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 1980 to Dec 28, 1980
Premiered: Winter 1980
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Saban Entertainment
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, HistoricalHistorical, DramaDrama
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.211 (scored by 27462,746 users)
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Ranked: #28142
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Popularity: #6122
Members: 6,568
Favorites: 44

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Tom Sawyer is a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River in the mid 1800s. Along with his best friend Huckleberry Finn, he spends his days ditching school, fishing, climbing trees and having adventures.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kouyama, Seijirou
Koshi, Shigeo
Storyboard, Assistant Animation Director


Opening Theme

"Dare Yori mo Tooku e (誰よりも遠くへ)" by Maron Kusaka

Ending Theme

"Boku no Mississippi (ぼくのミシシッピー)" by Maron Kusaka

Jan 20, 2010
The_Psychiatrist (All reviews)
Tom Sawyer is very likely one of the pearl of the Nippon Animation Studio. This studio is mainly known for the “World Masterpiece Theater”: under this label, there are many animes which are all based on a classic western novel.
In this case, the anime takes its source from the classic 19th century novel of the American writer Mark Twain/Sam Clemens. in the same vein than others 80s animes, it was widely broadcast on many European TV channels (Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain…) with a significant success: millions of kids have watched it at that time…I was one of them ^_^

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