Paris no Isabelle

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Synonyms: Paris no Isabel, Isabelle of Paris, Isabell de Paris
Japanese: 巴里のイザベル


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 19, 1979 to Jul 12, 1979
Premiered: Spring 1979
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: DAX Production
Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.601 (scored by 375375 users)
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Ranked: #112582
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Popularity: #12352
Members: 1,439
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The principal character is 15-year-old Isabelle Laustin, other characters being her parents Leon and Marie, Isabelle's friends Jean and his sister Marie, and Isabelle's suitor, Captain Victor.

When Paris is besieged and Napoleon III's army is defeated, Isabelle escapes to London, disguised as a boy, and engages in secret agent stuff.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Inagaki, Mihoko


Senou, Reiko


Chopin, Frédéric
Fukuda, Gen
Animation Director, Character Design


Opening Theme

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"Fantaisie-Impromptu in C Sharp Minor (幻想即興曲 ハ短調)" by Frédéric Chopin

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Apr 30, 2020
When I was a child my uncle told me that when he was in college, he and his roommates, after a milk puking accident and a series of subsequent lab experiments, had discovered cheese. He told me that the only reason he’s not being paid licensing fees from all over the world, is because filling in the form to file his patent seemed like too much work at the time. In hindsight I can clearly tell this was a lie. I mean, my uncle went to college in the early 80s, but this anime from the late 70s has cheese written all over it. It ...
Aug 24, 2020
Few people have heard of Isabelle of Paris, and not without reason. In fact, I am convinced that if it was not for the cultic Rose of Versailles manga getting its just as cultic anime adaptation that same year, noone would have bothered making this show. But it was made and their inspiration is evident: the heroine of both shows is a woman stepping outside the confines of what is seen as proper behaviour by taking on a more active and vocal role in their own lives and public events, going as far as fighting with a sword etc. Both have a love interest who ...
Nov 10, 2020
Preliminary (9/13 eps)
No Spoilers.

So I made it nine episodes deep before I dropped it. I'll admit, I did enjoy watching it to an extent, but mostly because I would have to pause the show to recover from gut-busting laughter at just how bad it actually is. There's almost nothing redeemable about this show. I love anime from this period, and rated other anime in a similar vein quite highly, but this one was just the worst. The characters are all either flat or annoying, and the plot and just everything, it's just a mess. The kind of over-the-top dramaticism that is performed ...

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Poll: Paris no Isabelle Episode 13 Discussion
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