Pada Zaman Dahulu

Pada Zaman Dahulu (Malay for "Once Upon a Time"), is a Malaysian animated series first broadcast in 2011 on TV Alhijrah and later on Astro Ceria. The series tells the story of Ara and Aris and their grandfather Aki, who tells his grandchildren tales that feature kancil, a mouse-deer popular in Malaysian folklore, and various other animal characters such as crocodile, buffalo and monkey.[1] The first series consists of 12 episodes of 7 minutes each, with each story covering 3 episodes.[2] It was produced by Les' Copaque Production.

Pada Zaman Dahulu
GenreAnimation, Fantasy, Malay Folklore
Created byMohd Haris Amran
Vivienne Foo Rui Hua
Fitri Anas Muhiddin
Developed byLes' Copaque Production Sdn Bhd.
Written byAliya Nazlan
Rezzuhawa Razali
Nor Fadlita Ayu
Nor Aizan Embong
Directed bySyed Nurfaiz Khalid (2011-)
Ahmad Razuri(-Current)
Creative directorNur Naquyah Burhanuddin
Voices ofHj. Alias
Nuraini Nazihah
Amin Rusli
Loke Keng Sun
Hasan Albasri Mohd Kamil
Muiz Rahimi
Fitri Anas
Theme music composerMohamed Azfaren Mohamed Aznam
Opening themePada Zaman Dahulu
Ending themePada Zaman Dahulu (instrumental)
ComposerMohamed Azfaren Mohamed Aznam
Country of originMalaysia
Original languagesMalay, English
No. of seasons5 (2016)
No. of episodes108 (2015)
Executive producerTang Ying Sowk
Running time7 Minutes
Production companyLes' Copaque Production
Original networkTV Alhijrah (Malaysia), MNCTV (Indonesia), Astro Ceria (Malaysia & Brunei), Nickelodeon (14 territories)
Original release3 December 2011 (2011-12-03) –
Related showsUpin & Ipin
External links
Production website



  1. ^ "Pada Zaman Dahulu taruhan terbaru LCPSB". Utusan Online. Abd. Aziz Itar. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Les Copaque kembali dengan Pada Zaman Dahulu". Sifoo. 19 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Pengembaraan zaman dahulu". Utusan Online. Hayat Sueet. Retrieved 3 November 2017.

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