Konchuu Monogatari Minashigo Hutch

The Adventures of Hutch the Honeybee

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Insect Story: Honey Bee Hutch, Hutchi
Japanese: 昆虫物語みなしごハッチ
English: The Adventures of Hutch the Honeybee
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Type: TV
Episodes: 91
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 1970 to Dec 28, 1971
Premiered: Spring 1970
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Bandai
Licensors: Saban Entertainment
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.141 (scored by 20652,065 users)
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Ranked: #35992
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Popularity: #9296
Members: 3,735
Favorites: 31

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Hutch is a small honeybee who got separated from his mom when his home was destroyed by invading wasps, and he now desperately wants to find her back. It's the beginning of an adventure that will make him meet all kinds of friendly insects who try to help him out, but unfortunately for most of them, they will not survive the end of the episode...

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kuri, Youko


Maeda, Toshiko


Nozawa, Masako


Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director
Kuri, Ippei
Episode Director, Series Production Director
Nishimaki, Hideo
Episode Director
Koyama, Takao


Opening Theme

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"Minashigo Hutch (みなしごハッチ)" by Yuri Shimazaki

Ending Theme

"Mama wo Tazunete (ママをたずねて)" by Yuri Shimazaki


Sep 17, 2021
Preliminary (11/91 eps)
i can't emphasize enough how beautiful and impactful this anime is
it almost slipped through my watching list, i was talking about "Alps Monogatari: watashi no annette" with my uncle and he said how in his childhood he watched it and we talked about how modern cartoons and anime isn't deep anymore and during our conversation he jokingly said how he hated the nightmares he kept getting from watching "Hutch the honeybee"
my uncle really hated it because it was tragic and a horror show
unlike my uncle i really enjoy reading tragedies, so i thought i should give it a shot, when i first looked ...
Oct 25, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (4/91 eps)
Strangely enough, this series has a long history with a sequel, remade movie in 2010, and a spinoff. The studio that made this was Tatsunoko Production, a long standing studio that is still in the industry today. Ippei Kuri, the man whom co-founded the studio, was the lead episode director and series production director worked along with another now-veteran anime industry man by the name of Yoshiuki Tomino or better known as the man behind all things Gundam. Unfortunately, at the time of this review only four known episodes of the show were able to be found. However, they really show off why the show ...

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