Chiisana Ahiru no Ooki na Ai no Monogatari: Ahiru no Kwak

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Synonyms: Alfred Jodocus Kwak, Little Duck's Big Love Story, The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack, Alfred J. Kwak, Alfred J. Quack, Ahiru no Quack, Ahiru no Kwakku
Japanese: 小さなアヒルの大きな愛の物語 あひるのクワック


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 1989 to Mar 29, 1990
Premiered: Spring 1989
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Telescreen
Source: Other
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.361 (scored by 29832,983 users)
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Ranked: #22602
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Popularity: #7358
Members: 5,707
Favorites: 55


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The series covers the life of a Dutch duck named Alfred J Kwak from the day he is born. He lost his parents, brothers, and sisters when he was young and was raised by a mole. In his life, Alfred tries to help all sorts of animals all over the world. The series is meant to entertain children and teach children about life, covering historical aspects like WWII.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kobayashi, Yuko



Professor Paljas



Saitou, Hiroshi
Koshiba, Junya
Episode Director
van Veen, Herman
Script, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Miyazaki, Akira
Storyboard, Screenplay


Opening Theme

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"Spetter, Pieter, Pater" by Herman van Veen (Dutch)
"Yakusoku da yo" by Megumi Hayashibara

Ending Theme

"Happy Happy ~ Alfred's Walk" by Megumi Hayashibara
"Ik ben vandaag zo vrolijk" by Ryan van den Akker and Herman van Veen (Dutch)
"Warum bin ich so fröhlich?" by Ryan van den Akker and Herman van Veen (German)

Jan 7, 2009
Ahiru no Quack, or better known as Alfred J. Kwak is a dutch anime aimed at kids.
But unlike most cartoons aimed at kids, Alfred J. Kwak features lots of mature and mostly sad the,es. Amongst others it deals with various social and political issues, like abuse, or power. Even with all these negative themes, the shows about important values too, like friendship, family and solidarity.

The anime is notable for the political themes on which it points a highlight. In the anime ...our main protagonist fights a evil fascist dictator, takes in refugees, saves whales against hunter and even oversees the changeover of his country from ...
Mar 20, 2011
When i saw this show on this site i was like wat??????this show isn't a anime its a cartoon.Anyways and this inst a kids show like all other kids shows as a kid i watched this show i still own some books from it(Yes i am dutch).When i was 5 almost 6 i saw this show the first time(Probably the reason why i am so screwed up :S)I agree with roriconfan that its a bit harsh for a kids show but also i have a deep love for it that love is called nostalgia.I almost have no bad words for the show except ...
May 29, 2017
This anime is liberal indoctrination propaganda.
I was no more than two years old when I started watching this anime.
I wasn't even a weeb yet and already I had seen my first anime.
But after re-visiting this anime (it is an anime and nobody believes it, but that's the truth) I found that many of it's themes were racist reductionist simplifications and some quite offensive.
That koala with the heavy accent for instance.
Also, sometimes I wonder what van Veen must have been smoking or if he was on some sort of elephant drugs. Because I'm pretty sure there is no clown living on the moon. People think this ...

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