Jarinko Chie (TV)

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Synonyms: Chie the Brat
Japanese: じゃりン子チエ


Type: TV
Episodes: 64
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1981 to Mar 25, 1983
Premiered: Fall 1981
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Popularity: #11816
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Jarinko Chie is a movie directed by Takahata in 1981. Based on the very popular manga by Etsumi HARUKI, it is about ten year old Chie, "the most unfortunate girl in Japan," who manages her family diner while her unemployed yakuza father and her mother are separated. This sounds really depressing, but it's actually a very funny comedy.

The story is set in Osaka, which has a totally different culture from Tokyo. After the success of the movie, a TV series was made, and Takahata worked as the chief director.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Takahata, Isao
Director, Episode Director
Akiyama, Katsuhito
Episode Director
Sato, Hiroaki
Episode Director
Yokota, Kazuyoshi
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Baketsu no Ohi-san Tsukamaeta" (バケツのおひさんつかまえた) by Chinatsu Nakayama and Susumu Oono

Ending Theme

"Jii Jii Jii (ジュー・ジュー・ジュー)" by Chinatsu Nakayama and Susumu Oono

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