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Tondera House no Daibouken

Alternative Titles

English: The Flying House
Synonyms: Time Kyoshitsu: Tondera House no Daiboken, Time Classroom, Adventures of Tondera [Flying] House
Japanese: トンデラハウスの大冒険


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 1982 to Mar 28, 1983
Premiered: Spring 1982
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.541 (scored by 259 users)
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Ranked: #51612
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Popularity: #7601
Members: 620
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The series began in the middle of a game of hide and seek, as a young boy named Justin Casey (Gen) finishes counting and begins searching for his friends Angela (usually called "Angie") and Corkey Roberts (Kanna and Tsukubo Natsuyama).

As he searched for the brother and sister in the wooded area, a storm occurred all of a sudden. Justin managed to sneak up on the two before the rain started pouring, forcing them to run for cover. They would eventually find a house in the wooded area, previously unseen according to Justin. At first glance it appeared nobody was home after entering the house, until they discovered a robot named Solar Ion Robot (Kadenchin), or the acronym SIR. They would soon meet the owner of the house, Professor Humphrey Bumble (Dr. Tokio Taimu), who introduced the children to his greatest creation, a time machine. Professor Bumble's attempt at recreating Benjamin Franklin's famous lightning experiment with the use of a kite flying outside the house to get the machine working only led up to SIR's temporary change in personality before sending the entire house on course for the past.

The children never realized how long the journey back home would be due to Professor Bumble's misguidance and errors in time travel, but in the meantime they witnessed and participated (with little or no consequences) in numerous events in the Bible's New Testament, from John the Baptist's birth to the rise of the Apostle Paul."

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Characters & Voice Actors

Casey, Justin
Casey, Justin
Majima, Satomi
Majima, Satomi
Roberts, Corkey
Roberts, Corkey
Roberts, Angie
Roberts, Angie
Christ, Jesus
Christ, Jesus
Hazumi, Jun
Hazumi, Jun


Fuji, Mineo
Fuji, Mineo
Episode Director
Takada, Hiroshi
Takada, Hiroshi
Theme Song Arrangement, Music
Fujimoto, Fusako
Fujimoto, Fusako
Theme Song Lyrics
Higuchi, Masakazu
Higuchi, Masakazu
Chief Animation Director

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"A Large Adventure of a Tondera House" by Fusako Fujimoto

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Jan 17, 2016
In the 1980s, the Christian Broadcasting Network produced two anime shows, SUPERBOOK and THE FLYING HOUSE, as part of a campaign to spread Christianity in Japan. The shows both centered on a group of children, who were taken through fantasy means straight into the midst of the Bible’s fables, where they (and the viewer) would experience these tales in person and gain an understanding of their morals.

Both shows stand in the vein of “religious sci-fi” and are equally enjoyable, but personally I would say this show had the better format of the two: one show was getting sucked into an enchanted Bible in search read more
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