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Dororo to Hyakkimaru


Alternative Titles

English: Dororo
Synonyms: Dororo and Hyakkimaru
Japanese: どろろと百鬼丸

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 1969 to Sep 28, 1969
Premiered: Spring 1969
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Manga
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.251 (scored by 164 users)
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Ranked: #24702
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Popularity: #6528
Members: 1,233
Favorites: 12
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

Hyakkimaru is a young man who lacks 48 body parts because they were taken from him by demons before birth, as payment by his father, Kagemitsu Daigo, to obtain his wish to take over the country. When the baby boy was born he was missing 48 parts of his body, and thus was abandoned—thrown into a river. Hyakkimaru has grown up and now has obtained fake body parts so he can eliminate the 48 demons that were made from his body, and to retrieve his missing parts. Along for the adventure is the boy thief, Dororo, with whom he becomes friends.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hyakkimaru
Hyakkimaru
Main
Nozawa, Nachi
Japanese
Nozawa, Nachi
Dororo
Dororo
Main
Matsushima, Minori
Japanese
Matsushima, Minori
Biwamaru
Biwamaru
Supporting
Takiguchi, Junpei
Japanese
Takiguchi, Junpei
Kagemitsu, Daigo
Kagemitsu, Daigo
Supporting
Naya, Gorou
Japanese
Naya, Gorou

Staff

Sugii, Gisaburou
Sugii, Gisaburou
Director
Dezaki, Osamu
Dezaki, Osamu
Episode Director
Katsui, Chikao
Katsui, Chikao
Episode Director, Setting
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Storyboard


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"Dororo no Uta" by Toshiko Fujita

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octal9
Mar 10, 2012
even though i've only watched two episodes of this amazing anime, i felt i had to write a review, as no one else has, also because anyone who really loves great anime should check this out...based on one of my favorite manga by osamu tezuka, this anime takes place in the sengoku period in japan - a boy name hyakkimaru's father offers up forty-eight of his body parts to demons in exchange for unlimited power and the boy is left for dead - this is the story of his quest and travels with an orphan named dororo to reclaim his body from the demons by read more
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