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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: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo, Group TAC
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: Action, Comedy, Parody
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.341 (scored by 191 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #21492
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7314
Members: 797
Favorites: 4
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Episodes: /50

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.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Jane
Jane
Main
Narahashi, Miki
Japanese
Narahashi, Miki
Tar-chan
Tar-chan
Main
Kishitani, Goro
Japanese
Kishitani, Goro
Ryou
Ryou
Supporting
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Japanese
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Noguchi, Helen
Noguchi, Helen
Supporting
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Mitsuishi, Kotono

Staff

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




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OtakuJidai
May 4, 2015
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
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