Wanwan Sanjuushi

Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

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Synonyms: Wanwan Sanjuushi
Japanese: ワンワン三銃士
English: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds
German: Dogtanian und die drei Musketiere
Spanish: D' Artacán y los tres Mosqueperros
French: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehound
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 1981 to Mar 26, 1982
Premiered: Fall 1981
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genre: AdventureAdventure
Themes: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.751 (scored by 16601,660 users)
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Ranked: #53292
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Popularity: #9508
Members: 3,370
Favorites: 12

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The story begins with the arrival of a brave young boy in Paris. His ambition is to join the glorious Imperial Guards, but fierce competition and the minimum age requirement hinder him from joining. The boy then challenges the well-known Three Musketeers in order to demonstrate his excellent skills with the sword. However, at the very moment the fight begins, a power-hungry group cuts in. Realizing their wicked intention, the boy D'artagnan and the Three Musketeers quickly cooperate and defeat them. This is the beginning of their friendship and commitment to fight conspiracy.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Koshi, Shigeo
D'Avena, Cristina
Theme Song Performance
Suginami Jidou Gasshoudan
Theme Song Performance
Debout, Jean-Jacques
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

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"Wanwan Sanjuushi (ワンワン三銃士)" by Maron Kusaka, Suginami Jidou Gasshoudan

Ending Theme

"So you onushi wa" by Maron Kusaka


Mar 15, 2021
Guessing from the lack of reviews, I will assume this series was a sole phenomenon in Portugal, and maybe Spain?

The Dogtanian "Dartacão" opening song was such a hit here that every kid and adult knew how to sing it or as least hum the melody. The opening YouTube video in Portuguese has 712,378 views, and it's only one of the many ones.

The series was created by Claudio Biern Boyd. The 26 episodes were produced in 1981 by the Spanish international BRB and the Japanese Nippon animation.

It's a faithful adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' novel "The Three Musketeers", although it has some different details such as the ...
Jun 20, 2021
Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds, or 'Wanwan Sanjuushi' was one of my childhood favourites growing up, I constantly watched and rewatched it! I just rewatched it again recently to live out my youth and it is still as good as I remember. However, I feel like it's something you can only truly enjoy if you have the nostalgia with it.

Story: 10/10
I always loved the story, it's a take on a book written by Alexandre Dumas from the 1800s. I think it is portrayed well and the pacing of the story is also very good. It is not rushed and seems very well thought out. Though, ...
Sep 14, 2021
Ok so for the classic series like Wanwan Sanjushi is that in the United Kingdom it goes by the name Dogtanian and the three Muskehounds and in Madrid, Spain it goes by the name D'artacan Y los tres Mosqueperros this series was liscensed by BRB Internacional in Madrid Spain and it was animated by the Japanese anime Studio company Nippon animation which I guess this is an Anime this series premiered in Japan on October 9th 1981 which is before Ulysses 31 premiered on October 10th 1981 and it was also within a week before Urusei Yatsura anime tv series premiered on October 14th 1981 ...

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