Wanwan Sanjuushi

Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

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Alternative Titles

English: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds
Synonyms: Wanwan Sanjuushi
Japanese: ワンワン三銃士


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
Genres: AdventureAdventure, HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.741 (scored by 12651,265 users)
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Ranked: #48142
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Popularity: #8658
Members: 2,513
Favorites: 10

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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
Hattori, Katsuhisa


Opening Theme

"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
Catch33 (All reviews)
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 read more
Jun 20, 2021
PingPongYa (All reviews)
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, read more

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