Shounen Ashibe (TV)

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shonen Ashibe, Young Ashibe
Japanese: 少年アシベ


Type: TV
Episodes: 37
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 11, 1991 to Dec 28, 1991
Premiered: Spring 1991
Broadcast: Thursdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: TBS
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Life Work
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: PetsPets
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


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The anime is based on the 4-panel comic strip drawn by Morishita Hiromi and published in Young Jump. The story describes the daily life of Ashibe (an elementary school boy) and his family and friends, including a pet white sea lion.

Characters & Voice Actors


Suzuki, Yoshio
Episode Director, Storyboard
Matano, Hiromichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ikehata, Takashi
Hosoda, Masahiro


Opening Theme

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1: "Little Darling (リトル・ダーリン)" by Eriko Tamura (eps 1-5)
2: "Makasete! Chin Ton Shan (まかせて!チン・トン・シャン)" by Eriko Tamura (eps 6-37)

Ending Theme

1: "Ai no Nightingale (愛のナイチンゲール)" by Eriko Tamura (eps 1-5)
2: "Little Darling (リトル・ダーリン)" by Eriko Tamura (eps 6-37)


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Recent News

'Shounen Ashibe' Gets New TV Anime Adaptation in Spring 2016

'Shounen Ashibe' Gets New TV Anime Adaptation in Spring 2016

A new anime adaptation of Hiromi Morishita's gag manga Shounen Ashibe has been announced to air on NHK ETV from April 5. The series, titled Shounen Ashibe: Go! more

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