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Ore wa Teppei

Alternative Titles

English: My Name Is Teppei
Japanese: おれは鉄兵


Type: TV
Episodes: 28
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 12, 1977 to Mar 27, 1978
Premiered: Fall 1977
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Shounen, Sports
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.801 (scored by 153 users)
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Ranked: #42882
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Popularity: #8653
Members: 745
Favorites: 3
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Teppei, brought up by his father in the mountains, is an energetic boy who is as tough as weeds and acts as free as a bird. His life changes completely when he enrolls in high school, the first school he has ever attended. Despite his eccentric behavior and being a constant source of troubles, he is soon recognized for his talent in sports—especially in Kendo (the Japanese swordplay art)—and becomes the school's hero.

(Source: Nippon Animation)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nagahama, Tadao
Episode Director
Kondou, Yoshifumi
Okuda, Seiji
Fukutomi, Hiroshi

Edit Opening Theme

"Ore wa Teppei (おれは撤兵)" by Fusako Fujimoto, Koorogi '73, Columbia Yurikago Kai

Edit Ending Theme

"Kani-san Kani-san (カニさんカニさん)" by Fusako Fujimoto, Koorogi '73, Columbia Yurikago Kai

More reviewsReviews

Jan 30, 2009
EternityOfPain (All reviews)
Ore wa Teppei is a fantastic series about Teppei and his journey as a kid who grow up in the mountain followed by his interactions with school, family, and society as a whole. The first quarter of the series (up to around episode 12) focuses more on Teppei and his father and his life on the mountain and with the local school.

The last 16 episodes (from episode 12 on) focus more on his kendo training and his interactions with the kendo club members. Its interesting to note that Teppei has a natural ability to being able to play any sport very well. This is read more
Jul 6, 2017
ToriXtra (All reviews)
Ore wa Teppei or My Name is Teppei is a show from 1977 based on a manga of the same name by Tetsuya Chiba (Ashita no Joe). I had hopes that this was gonna be a good anime going in, but did it live up to Ashita no Joe?

In Teppei we follow a boy named... well... Teppei. He is brought up in the mountains by his father who ran away from his familly and somehow ended up taking Teppei with him. Teppei has never gone to school and is pretty dumb, but he is tough as nails. One day he and his father is reunited read more


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