Candy Candy

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: キャンディ・キャンディ


Type: TV
Episodes: 115
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 1, 1976 to Feb 2, 1979
Premiered: Fall 1976
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.571 (scored by 1456514,565 users)
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Ranked: #15542
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Popularity: #3961
Members: 30,979
Favorites: 447

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This story is about a girl, Candy, who is an orphan. She is a nice and optimistic girl and she has a warm heart. When she was a child, she lived in an orphanage called Pony's Home. She had a good friend called Annie. And she met the "Prince of the Hill" who is a important person in her life, on the hill behind the orphanage.

She was adopted by the Leagan family. What's awaiting her are the bad-hearted Neil and his sister, Eliza. One day, in the rose garden, she met a boy, who is identical to the "Prince of the Hill" who she had met in her childhood. His name is Anthony. Thereafter, a fantastic story that she has never expected begins.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Imazawa, Tetsuo
Kasai, Osamu
Episode Director
Yamayoshi, Yasuo
Episode Director
Yukimuro, Shunichi
Script, Screenplay


Opening Theme

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"Candy Candy" by Mitsuko Horie

Ending Theme

"Ashita ga Suki" by Mitsuko Horie


Mar 29, 2010
This will be a very personal review. Candy Candy is one of those animes that have a lasting impact. I got to watch it when I was a child living in Dominican Republic, many of us would then talk about Candy Candy and even get together to watch it. The music is memorable and the characters were so engaging. It wasn't magical, it was simple drama with things that one might typically engage in at some schools and life in general. The bullies, moving forward through all kinds of difficulties and set backs, dealing with difficult people, and all the while staying positive. There ...
Oct 3, 2011
Nothing but respect for this one.

Mizuki has done an amazing job on the characters.Love,death,loss,despare,joy are all portrayed with a touch of innocence that this day is hard to find.

Igarashi was just excellent in her illustrations.

Watanabe's score is atrue masterpiece.Salida hacia la Esperanza still hunts me to this day.

Candy Candy has written History with its success in so many different countries (Spain,Greece,Italy,France etc) and has gained enormous popularity all across Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America.As a result it also boosted the anime/manga mania and helped the specific form of art be established and known across the world.

A shoujo that managed to ...
Aug 5, 2023
What a disgusting journey, if you like cancerous weak characters who don't fight back and get thrown around like a bag of garbage, while also having the character build up and personality to fight back go ahead and watch this.

-Candy at the start seemed like a tomboyish character who is not afraid to speak back and fight back, but then out of no where she gets bullied and rolled around by a woman and her 2 demons, and doesn't lay a finger back, not only that she also clearly had the option to go back to Pony's home at any time at the start but ...

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