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

Alfred J. Kwak

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Synonyms: Alfred Jodocus Kwak, Little Duck's Big Love Story, The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack, 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
English: Alfred J. Kwak
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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 31263,126 users)
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Ranked: #24512
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Popularity: #7784
Members: 6,105
Favorites: 57


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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



Shiba, Shigeharu
Sound Director
Koshiba, Junya
Episode Director


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)


Aug 20, 2017
I saw this for this first time when I was a kid growing up in the Netherlands, and it was THE cartoon. Like many people already said before, it's a kids show, but it has a lot of mature topics like diseases, starving, crime, death etc.
I really think that this show shaped me in a way because they didn't go out of the way to show children how the world really is.
To me, and this might be the nostalgia talking, was the best cartoon of all the cartoons of my childhood.
Thank you for having this on My Anime List, it really makes ...
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 ...
Jan 3, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Judging by the picture in the front page, this series appears to be a typical fairy tale with cute animals and cheery stories. Well… IT ISN’T! It’s a grim story, dressed in bright colors and light humor.

Here is the premise. The protagonist is a naive duckling. While playing happily, it goes away and escapes its mother’s attention. This saved its life, as a rich animal inside a luxurious car RUNS OVER ITS ENTIRE FAMILY! The rich bastard simply says, “I’m too rich to care” and keeps driving WITHOUT EVEN SLOWING DOWN!
Later, the duckling is looking for its family, but it doesn’t find them (thank God). ...

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