Ie Naki Ko Remy

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Alternative Titles

English: Sans Famille
Synonyms: Ie Naki Ko Rémi, Ie Naki Ko Remy, Sekai Meisaku Gekijou, Homeless Child Remi, Remi, Nobody's Girl
Japanese: 家なき子レミ


Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 1, 1996 to Mar 23, 1997
Premiered: Fall 1996
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:30 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.921 (scored by 73297,329 users)
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Ranked: #6522
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Popularity: #4214
Members: 17,174
Favorites: 92

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Remy, a cheerful and tender-hearted girl, lives with her mother in a French country town. One day her father returns to the town after a long period working away from home in a city. Her father tells Remy that she isn't their real daughter, and Remy is almost sold to an evil slave trader. It is Vitalis, a strolling entertainer, who helps Remy. Vitalis discovers her talent for singing and decides to take her in with his troupe.

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Hayashibara, Megumi

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Director, Storyboard
Takagi, Jun
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

"Ai ni Tsuite" by Masashi Sada

Ending Theme

"Shiawase no Yokan" by Youca

Jun 21, 2013
Firechick12012 (All reviews)
In the late eighties, the World Masterpiece Theater was starting to fall into a bind that it couldn't get itself out of. Apparently for some unknown reason, they were at war with Fuji TV regarding broadcasting their shows. Soon, their budgets fell and the episodes their series had shrunk more and more. They started trying new things to try and get an audience, like adapting a fantasy novel (Peter Pan), sequels to earlier installments (Little Women), an anime set in Africa (Bush Baby), a rehash of Dog of Flanders (Famous Dog Lassie), and something action packed (Romeo's Blue Skies). This adaptation, Homeless Girl Remy (I read more
May 26, 2013
Hatul (All reviews)
No review yet? Great!
So you're probably wondering whether you should watch this.. and the answer is, YES.
This anime is the first (and only so far) I've seen out of Nippon animation's "World Masterpiece Theater" series, in which they make adaptations of classic western novels.
This one is based on the classic French novel known as "Nobody's Boy". Which I haven't read, so this review will focus only on this series and will not be compared to the source material.


Its a really good story, and I'm not just saying that because it's based on a classic novel I haven't read. The premise is fairly interesting, but I read more
Jul 13, 2021
ProxyLain (All reviews)
English is not my language. This review contains spoilers.

Ie Naki Ko Remy is a classic Nippon Animation anime, another one of the "Word Masterpiece Theater, and highly praised by many.

Well, the first half of this anime is fantastic. But the problem comes after Vitalis dies.
Why is the anime not good after Vitallis dies? Well, that's simple: It's ILLGICAL AND NO NOTION.
After Vitalis dies, Remi goes home to Gaspard, who forces homeless children to work and bring him money. This is literally the biggest problem of this anime.
Remi is not a dumb girl, but she "becomes dumb" after going to Gaspard's house. Remi has to run read more

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