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Kumiko Oosugi (大杉久美子)

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byooReiko
Mar 10 2023, 9:06 AM | Updated Nov 13, 2023 8:52 PM
Kumiko Oosugi is a japanese singer and actress, she is known as one of the "Four Kings of Anime Music" due to her countless and valuable contributions to the scene of anime music over her long career spanning over 50 years.

This list is a collection of series that I view are essential when it comes to experiencing Kumiko Oosugi as an artist through her work on anime series. Ordered on how important and big role of the experience her performance plays in the series as a whole.

This stack is intended as a guide for people interested in the artist and their works and wanting to be able to experience the most important performances and the works of the artist and the experience that these works and performances provide to the audience as a part of a series or a film.

The Four Kings:

Mitsuko Horie - https://myanimelist.net/stacks/9754
Ichiro Mizuki - https://myanimelist.net/stacks/15851
Kumiko Oosugi - https://myanimelist.net/stacks/24461
Isao Sasaki - https://myanimelist.net/stacks/24460

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Satoko Yamano - https://myanimelist.net/stacks/38010
Doraemon (1979)
TV, 1979, 1787 eps Me:- Author:9
Incredibly influential and popular performance and masterpiece by Kumiko Oosugi performed here, I'm sure the songs are known by almost everyone and their impact to the scene of anime music is undeniable.

Songs to look out for:
ドラえもんのうた
いいやつなんだよドラえもん
ドラえもんの夢
ドラドラどこかにドラえもん
ゾウさんの瞳はなぜ青い
ドラえもん子守唄
ぽかぽかふわふわ
青い空はポケットさ

Alps no Shoujo Heidi

Heidi: Girl of the Alps

Alps no Shoujo Heidi
TV, 1974, 52 eps Me:- Author:10
The most iconic WMT performance form Kumiko Oosugi and it portrays the emotion found within the series in relatively direct manner.

Songs to look out for:
ユキとわたし
ペーターとわたし
夕方の歌
まっててごらん

Ace wo Nerae!

Aim for the Ace!

Ace wo Nerae!
TV, 1973, 26 eps Me:- Author:10
Iconic performance that reflects the depth of the emotion that is present in the series in perfect manner.

Songs to look out for:
エースをねらえ
ひとりぽっちのコート
白いテニスコートで
Attack No.1
TV, 1969, 104 eps Me:- Author:10
The debut song for Kumiko Oosugi and an Absolute Classic and a song that doesnt leave anyone cold when it comes to the series itself and the emotion it presents.

Songs to look out for:
アタックNo. 1

Andersen Douwa: Ningyohime

Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid

Andersen Douwa: Ningyohime
Movie, 1975, 1 ep Me:- Author:10
The famous movie, and famous performance enhancing the depth of the emotion and the exploration of the character during the culminative moments in the film.

Songs to look out for:
あこがれ
待っていた人

Sougen no Shoujo Laura

Laura, Girl of the Prairies

Sougen no Shoujo Laura
TV, 1975, 26 eps Me:- Author:9
Iconic and famous songs present the emotion and represent the series I'd say in a manner that enables to you to connect with the emotion found within the characters and in in the presentation of the series.

Songs to look out for:
草原の少女ローラ
わたしはローラ
みんなのローラ
ローラの子守唄

Flanders no Inu

A Dog of Flanders

Flanders no Inu
TV, 1975, 52 eps Me:- Author:9
Another iconic WMT performance, instantly connects you with the elements and the emotion that is present in the series.

Songs to look out for:
よあけのみち
まどをあけて
パトラッシュぼくの友達
手をつないで
あおいひとみで
どこまでもあるこうね
Fuusen Shoujo Temple-chan
TV, 1977, 26 eps Me:- Author:10
A significant representative series for Kumiko Oosugi that is relatively unknown as a series compared to her more famous performances. A shame since the strength of emotion in the performance is incredible.

Songs to look out for:
ぼくらは旅の音楽隊
風船少女のうた
ちいさなふたり
テンプルバンドのうた
わたしはテンプル
旅は風船にのって
風船少女テンプルちゃん
Fuusen Shoujo Temple-chan Movie
Movie, 1977, 1 ep Me:- Author:9
A new set of performances was linked to the movie, further enhancing the impact of the emotion and the spirit found in the series as a whole.

Songs to look out for:
あしたになれば
手紙がきた
パパをさがして
小さなバレリーナ
私の小公女
Don Chuck Monogatari
TV, 1975, 26 eps Me:- Author:10
Famous series with iconic performances, the performance I'd say elevates the experience when it comes to the delicate emotion found within the series.

Songs to look out for:
ドン・チャックといっしょに
夢みるドン・チャック
Shin Don Chuck Monogatari
TV, 1976, 73 eps Me:- Author:9
A new set of performances reflecting the continuation of the emotion from the previous series.

Songs to look out for:
空いっぱいの夢
星の川
Mori no Youki na Kobito-tachi: Belfy to Lillibit
TV, 1980, 26 eps Me:- Author:9
Performance is more character focused and presents the emotion found in the series through that.

Songs to look out for:
森へおいでよ
おやすみチュチュナ
Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri
TV, 1976, 52 eps Me:- Author:9
With already several WMT performances under her belt in Marco another iconic perfromance is delivered, and I dont think anyone had any doubt at this point on who was the face of the early WMT series when it came to the performance.

Songs to look out for:
草原のマルコ
ピクニックのうた
陽気なマルコ
ペッピーノ一座のうた
かあさんの子守唄
かあさんおはよう
Perrine Monogatari
TV, 1978, 53 eps Me:- Author:10
Another one in the series of iconic WMT performances in the 70s

Songs to look out for:
ペリーヌものがたり
少女の夢
ボンジュール!
ロザリーは友だち
気まぐれバロン
Miracle Shoujo Limit-chan
TV, 1973, 25 eps Me:- Author:10
Part of the Majokko series and the performance reflects the that by its nature.

Songs to look out for:
幸わせを呼ぶリミットちゃん
センチなリミットちゃん
Araiguma Rascal
TV, 1977, 52 eps Me:- Author:10
The iconic WMT performance streak continues as the popularity of the program also continues to grow.

Songs to look out for:
ロックリバーへ
つりびより
すてきなカヌー
もえるゆうひ
いたずらっこポー
おはようドニイブルック
さよならをゆうときがきたね
おいでラスカル

Seton Doubutsuki: Kuma no Ko Jacky

Monarch: The Big Bear of Tallac

Seton Doubutsuki: Kuma no Ko Jacky
TV, 1977, 26 eps Me:- Author:9
Performance delivered with the same vibe than in WMT series except here the focus is more on the character rather than the emotion.

Songs to look out for:
おおきなくまになったら
ランとジャッキー
Pinocchio yori Piccolino no Bouken
TV, 1976, 52 eps Me:- Author:9
Performance reflects the philosophy that is present in the setting and the characters of the series.

Songs to look out for:
ぼくはピコリーノ
ごめんねおじいさん
たのしく行こうよ
オリーブの木陰
Paul no Miracle Daisakusen
TV, 1976, 50 eps Me:- Author:9
The struggle of the main character and his journey is portrayed well in the performance.

Songs to look out for:
ポールの冒険
オカルトハンマーのうた
Jungle Kurobee
TV, 1973, 31 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
ジャングル黒べえの歌
ウラウラ・タムタムベッカンコ?
Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Hakuchou no Ouji
Movie, 1977, 1 ep Me:- Author:10
More of a complimentary performance provides interesting culmination on the character aspect and the link related to the scene.

Songs to look out for:
なみだとねんね
Kujira no Josephina
TV, 1979, 23 eps Me:- Author:9
More of a fantastical approach in performance, reflecting the philosphy presented in the series.

Songs to look out for:
くじらのホセフィーナ
さよならサンティー
Hoshi no Ko Chobin
TV, 1974, 26 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
星の子チョビン
星のしずくの子守唄

Meme Iroiro Yume no Tabi

The Many Dream Journeys of Meme

Meme Iroiro Yume no Tabi
TV, 1983, 127 eps Me:- Author:9
A complimentary performance for the initial performance presented in the series. Furthers the linkage of emotion and character to the philosophy of the series.

Songs to look out for:
ちいさいかわのうた
Jetter Mars
TV, 1977, 27 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
宇宙のスキャット
おやすみマルス
キライ!スキ!
少年マルス
Yuusha Raideen
TV, 1975, 50 eps Me:- Author:9
More of a contrasting performance when it comes to the series as a whole, but I would describe that the contrast provided with the performance elevates the depth found in the series to another level.

Songs to look out for:
女の子だもの
Ultraman Kids: M7.8 Sei no Yukai na Nakama
Movie, 1984, 1 ep Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
仲良しピグコとミドリちゃん
Manga Kodomo Bunko
TV, 1978, 51 eps Me:- Author:10
Songs to look out for:
ゆきがふる
ちょびっとちょびっと春がきた
さんご礁
Moero Arthur: Hakuba no Ouji
TV, 1980, 22 eps Me:- Author:9
Another contrasting performance with a pair from the "Frout Heavenly Kings" like in the prequel the contrast elevates the series to another level when it comes to the experience as a whole.

Songs to look out for:
旅すりゃ友達

Doraemon Movie 07: Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Steel Troops

Doraemon Movie 07: Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan
Movie, 1986, 1 ep Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
わたしが不思議(主題歌)
Tondemo Senshi Muteking
TV, 1980, 56 eps Me:- Author:9
A contrasting performance to the main performance performed by Ichiro Mizuki.

Songs to look out for:
タコローダンシング
Delpower X Bakuhatsu Miracle Genki!
OVA, 1986, 1 ep Me:- Author:10
Songs to look out for:
がんばれ!まーなーみ!
パンツァー・メッフェン~ローラとスージー~
Asari-chan
TV, 1982, 54 eps Me:- Author:10
Songs to look out for:
あさりの住む町

Coral no Tanken

Coral Investigates

Coral no Tanken
TV, 1979, 50 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
3人のうた
ゆめみるコラル
Ninja Hattori-kun
TV, 1981, 694 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
ねぇハットリくん

Oz no Mahoutsukai (TV)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Oz no Mahoutsukai (TV)
TV, 1986, 52 eps Me:- Author:10
Songs to look out for:
魔法のクレヨン
Wagahai wa Neko de Aru
TV Special, 1982, 1 ep Me:- Author:-
Songs to look out for:
きみはねこの友だちですか?

Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Oyayubi Hime

World's Famous Stories for Children: Thumb Princess

Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Oyayubi Hime
Movie, 1978, 1 ep Me:- Author:10
Songs to look out for:
ゆめでいつでも

Meiken Jolie

Belle and Sebastian

Meiken Jolie
TV, 1981, 52 eps Me:- Author:9
Songs to look out for:
おかあさんのにおい
ジャンプ!ジョリィ

Doraemon Movie 03: Nobita no Daimakyou

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil

Doraemon Movie 03: Nobita no Daimakyou
Movie, 1982, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 06: Nobita no Little Star Wars

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Little Space War

Doraemon Movie 06: Nobita no Little Star Wars
Movie, 1985, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 08: Nobita to Ryuu no Kishi

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs

Doraemon Movie 08: Nobita to Ryuu no Kishi
Movie, 1987, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 01: Nobita no Kyouryuu

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Dinosaur

Doraemon Movie 01: Nobita no Kyouryuu
Movie, 1980, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 04: Nobita no Kaitei Kiganjou

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Castle of the Undersea Devil

Doraemon Movie 04: Nobita no Kaitei Kiganjou
Movie, 1983, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 02: Nobita no Uchuu Kaitakushi

Doraemon the Movie: The Records of Nobita, Spaceblazer

Doraemon Movie 02: Nobita no Uchuu Kaitakushi
Movie, 1981, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 09: Nobita no Parallel Saiyuuki

Doraemon the Movie: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West

Doraemon Movie 09: Nobita no Parallel Saiyuuki
Movie, 1988, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon Movie 05: Nobita no Makai Daibouken

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld

Doraemon Movie 05: Nobita no Makai Daibouken
Movie, 1984, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Doraemon: Kaette Kita Doraemon

Doraemon: Doraemon Comes Back

Doraemon: Kaette Kita Doraemon
Special, 1981, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

Casshern: Robot Hunter

Casshan: Robot Hunter

Casshern: Robot Hunter
OVA, 1993, 4 eps Me:- Author:9
Perrine Monogatari Movie
Movie, 1990, 1 ep Me:- Author:9

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