Tsurupika Hagemaru

Tsurupika Hagemaru (つるピカハゲ丸, lit. "Little Baldy Hagemaru"), or simply Hagemaru, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shinbo Nomura. The series was published in the Shogakukan magazine CoroCoro Comic from 1985 to 1995. It tells the story of a young kid named Hagemaru and his ideas for saving money.

Tsurupika Hagemaru
つるピカハゲ丸 chuchu
GenreComedy
Manga
Written byShinbo Nomura
Published byShogakukan
MagazineCoroCoro Comic
DemographicKodomo, Shōnen
Original run19851995
Volumes25
Anime television series
Directed byHiroshi Sasagawa (supervision)
Tetsuo Yasumi
Produced byJunichi Kimura (TV Asahi)
Sōjirō Masuko (Shin-Ei Animation)
Written byMasaaki Sakurai
Music byKuni Kawachi
StudioShin-Ei Animation
Original networkTV Asahi
Original run March 3, 1988 October 6, 1989
Episodes59 + 3 specials (List of episodes)
Game
Tsurupika Hagemaru Mezase! Tsuru Seko no Shou
PublisherJaleco
GenreAction
PlatformFamily Computer
ReleasedDecember 13, 1991
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AnimeEdit

The manga rapidly became a hit all over Japan. Due to its popularity, an anime adaptation was produced by Shin-Ei Animation in 1988. It was directed by Hiroshi Sasagawa and was broadcast by TV Asahi from March 3, 1988 to October 6, 1989.[1] The 58 episode television also became a big hit, and, because of its popularity, a game was also created for the Family Computer. Since then, Tsurupika Hagemaru has been aired all around the world, most recently in India titled Hagemaru by Pogo TV and a new Hindi dubbed version aired on Hungama TV from 10 April 2020 with the official title The Hagemaru Show . In Malaysia, it is aired by Astro Ceria. The official English title is Hagemaru the Bald One.[2] Then the 3d Cartoon Begans Hagemaru Reboot In 2021.

CastEdit

Kazuko Sugiyama as Hagemaru (voice)
Jun'ichi Kanemaru as Masaru Kondou (voice)
Naoki Makishima as Pesu (voice)
Ginzô Matsuo as Homework Mask (voice)
Mariko Mukai as Aiko Hageda (voice)
Riyako Nagao as Kurumi (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata as Yuji Hageda (voice)
Tomoko Ohtsuka as Mrs. Kondou (voice)
Yoshino Takamori as Sakiki sakura (voice)

List of episodesEdit

There are 59 Tsurupika Hagemaru episodes, excluding 3 special episodes.

AccoladesEdit

Tsurupika Hagemaru received the Shogakukan Manga Award for children's manga in 1987.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ つるピカハゲ丸くん (1988). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20031229194736/http://www.tv-asahi.co.jp/ips/animation/HagemaruTheBaldOne/index.html

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