Anime Himitsu no Hanazono


The Secret Garden

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Alternative Titles

English: The Secret Garden
Synonyms: The Animated Secret Garden, Secret Flower Garden, The Secret Garden, Himitsu no Hanazono
Japanese: アニメ ひみつの花園

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 19, 1991 to Mar 27, 1992
Premiered: Spring 1991
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: NHK, Gakken, Aubec
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Book
Genres: KidsKids, HistoricalHistorical, DramaDrama, ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.061 (scored by 19911,991 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #34192
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Popularity: #6969
Members: 4,487
Favorites: 14
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Synopsis

Every child deserves to have a fun and carefree childhood. Unfortunately, life is not always fair, as is the case with Mary Lennox. At a very young age, Mary loses her parents to a disease, leaving her traumatized and orphaned. From India, she is brought to England with her uncle who has taken on the role of her new guardian.

Although she is sad to have lost her parents, Mary is happy and grateful to have someone to take care of her. She gets to eat everyday and live in a big mansion, things that she understands should not be taken for granted. However, her uncle is a very quiet person, hardly ever speaking to anyone. This solitude causes Mary to oftentimes get bored to tears, forcing her to relive horrible memories of her past.

As she enjoys a stroll outside one day, she discovers a secret garden near her home. Along with her new friends, Dicon and Martha, as well as her disabled cousin, Collin, Mary embarks on a journey that is sure to brighten her dull life to the uttermost extreme!

Background

Anime Himitsu no Hanazano is a direct adaptation of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, sharing the same characters and plot.

Characters & Voice Actors

Lennox, Mary

Main
Tominaga, Miina
Japanese

Henry

Supporting
Naya, Rokurou
Japanese

Dicon

Supporting
Tanaka, Mayumi
Japanese

Bunny

Supporting
Kamei, Yoshiko
Japanese

Sam

Supporting
Satou, Masamichi
Japanese

McCoy, Helen

Supporting
Katsuki, Masako
Japanese

Natalie

Supporting
Nakazawa, Midori
Japanese

Jim

Supporting
Takano, Urara
Japanese

Craven

Supporting
Saka, Osamu
Japanese

Susan

Supporting
Aoki, Kazuyo
Japanese

Staff

D'Avena, Cristina
Theme Song Performance
Matsumoto, Toshiaki
Theme Song Composition


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Opening Theme

"Gyakuten Typhoon (逆転タイフーン)" by Yoshie Hayasaka
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Ending Theme

"Harahoro Hire Hare (はらほろひれはれ)" by Yoshie Hayasaka



Dec 14, 2018
mydearNatsume (All reviews)
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This anime is my 1st childhood favorite tv series. I don't know if it's just because I'm still young at that time or the story is really great but as what I remembered I always feel magical everytime I remember the garden in the story. Just lately I found myself having the urge to watch the old anime tv series during my childhood years so my first series that wanted to watch is this.

As I watched the first 5 episodes in the anime I concluded that the story is great not because I'm still young at that time but because the story and the animation read more

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