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Alternative Titles

English: Superbook
Japanese: アニメ 親子劇場


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 1981 to Mar 29, 1982
Premiered: Fall 1981
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.011 (scored by 745745 users)
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Ranked: #85282
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Popularity: #9462
Members: 1,923
Favorites: 8

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The series beings at the home of a young boy named Sho Azuka discovers the magical Bible "Superbook" that speaks and sends him, his friend Azusa Yamato, and his toy robot Zenmaijikake back in time to the early events of the Old Testament.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Sekita, Osamu
Matsuura, Noriyoshi
Sound Director
Higuchi, Masakazu
Episode Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Chief Animation Director
Takagi, Yoshiko


Opening Theme

"Time Book no Uta (タイムブックの歌)" by Ryou Miyauchi (宮内良)

Ending Theme

"Yukai na Nakama-tachi (ゆかいな仲間たち)" by Fusako Fujimoto

Dec 2, 2008
Retro8bit (All reviews)
Ever come home from school one day, only to find a magical talking book that would take you back in time to visit events from long ago? Well that’s the way everyday is for young Christopher.

Story: 9/10
Well basically it’s about Chris and his friend Joy visiting different eras from the Old Testament in the Bible, from Adam Eve (creation) to the birth of Jesus. (End of Old Testament) Its one of those stories that stays linear with its overall concept, yet changes with each story. The events that take place are fun and enjoyable, since something different is always going on, it helps to keep read more
Aug 29, 2019
LadySama (All reviews)
Here's a real review of Superbook. This anime was designed to help children understand the Judeo-Christian scriptures on their level. If you have a bias against the Judeo-Christian religion, don't watch, and please don't review.

My parents allowed me to watch this growing up. The story of Adam and Eve had non-sexual nudity. There's censored Pokemon-level violence in it, from what I remember, but bear in mind that I was a kid when I watched this, which was a mere few years before Pokemon came out in America.

The format of each story is actually your typical "kids adventuring without their parents" style. The boy's toy read more

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superbook? rather its superbible in dub
guulaash - Feb 9
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Feb 9, 7:02 PM