Spoon Obasan

Mrs. Pepperpot

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Synonyms: Old-Lady Spoon, Spoon Oba-san
Japanese: スプーンおばさん
English: Mrs. Pepperpot
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Type: TV
Episodes: 130
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 1983 to Mar 9, 1984
Premiered: Spring 1983
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Gakken
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Novel
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 10 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


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An older woman wears a small spoon around her neck but every now and then, she shrinks to the size of a mouse because of the spoon. She sees the world then from a completely different perspective and has all kind of strange adventures together with Wendy, the mouse and many others.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Hara, Shoji
Nanke, Kouji
Episode Director, Key Animation, Character Design
Amino, Tetsuro
Episode Director, Storyboard
Sato, Hiroaki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Yume-iro no Spoon 夢色のスプーン)" by Mari Iijima

Ending Theme

"Ringo no Mori no Koneko-tachi (リンゴの森の子猫たち)" by Mari Iijima


Oct 12, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Show of hands, who here has even heard of Mrs. Pepperpot before Discotek Media announced that they licensed it in February 2022? No? Yeah, me neither. But out of nowhere, Discotek got the license for it and put it out on Blu-Ray this past April. I thought it looked cute, and since it's based on a series of Norwegian children's books and looked similar to stuff like the World Masterpiece Theater, I decided to blind-buy it and see if it's any good. The story centers on an elderly lady named Mrs. Pepperpot, or Auntie Spoon in the Japanese version (The show's called Auntie Spoon in ...

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