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Jungle no Ouja Taa-chan


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Jungle King Taa-chan, Jungle no Ohja Ta-chan
Japanese: ジャングルの王者ターちゃん

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 14, 1993 to Sep 29, 1994
Premiered: Fall 1993
Broadcast: Thursdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Group TAC
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Comedy, Parody
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.291 (scored by 221 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #23682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7561
Members: 945
Favorites: 8
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Episodes: /50
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Synopsis

Ta-chan is the king of jungle. He was abandoned in savanna, and has been raised by a chimpanzee, Etekichi. He has a dearest wife, Jane who used to be a top model in New York, but now she looks... Anyway, to protect animals from poachers, Ta-chan is fighting against them with his disciple, Pedro, and a master of Chinese martial arts, Ryo.

This anime is based on the manga with the same title; it begins as a comical parody of Tarzan. The first several episodes are comedies, but the rest of the series consists of (rather) serious episodes.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Tar-chan
Main
Kishitani, Goro
Japanese
Jane
Main
Narahashi, Miki
Japanese
Ryou
Supporting
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Japanese
Noguchi, Helen
Supporting
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Kazmaier, Pedro
Supporting
Hiyama, Nobuyuki
Japanese
Anabebe
Supporting
Ishii, Kouji
Japanese
Etekichi
Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese

Staff

Daichi, Akitarou
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ishiodori, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nanba, Hitoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kageyama, Shigenori
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Heart no Keijou (HEARTの形状)" by BAG (eps 1-30)
#2: "Mama I Love You" by BAG (eps 31-50)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Virgin Land" by Ann Lewis (eps 1-26)
#2: "Misty Heartbreak" by access (eps 27-50)




More reviewsReviews

May 4, 2015
OtakuJidai (All reviews)
I'm surprised there's not a review for this already, given how despite how obscure it is, this series is still within the top 2000 on this site.

Tar-chan is an obscure battle Shonen that barely receives any notice within not just the anime community, but even in Japan, with it's sole appearance outside of it's own anime/manga being it's titular protagonist being playable in two Jump crossover games. This lack of popularity would have you thinking this series isn't that good at all, wouldn't it? Well, you'd be wrong.

Tar-chan's plot, like many Jump series, is one that transitions from a comedic series into a battle read more
Jan 10, 2017
Tenth (All reviews)
*First review and mild spoilers please bear with me*

So Jungle no Ouja Taa-chan or Jungle King Tar-chan for the English title is an anime that aired in the 90s though the original source material, the manga started publishing in the 80s and got lots of more volumes than the anime only covered with it's 50 episodes length which to me is a good thing anyways given how awful this anime is but I'm sure my rating for this spoiled it already, yes I did end up hating it and let me explain my reasons as to why.

Plot:

Basically there is none but I didn't read more

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