Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974– )
"Arupusu no shôjo Haiji" (original title)

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This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.

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Series cast summary:
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
 Heidi (1 episode, 1974)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
 Ojisan (1 episode, 1974)
Noriko Ohara ...
 Peter (1 episode, 1974)
Toshiko Sawada ...
 Narrator (1 episode, 1974)
Kôji Yada
(1 episode, 1974)
Taeko Nakanishi
(1 episode, 1974)
Keaton Yamada
(1 episode, 1974)
Rihoko Yoshida
(1 episode, 1974)
Miyoko Asô
(1 episode, 1974)
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This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.

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The opening credit roll was animated by Hayao Miyazaki, except for two scenes by experienced animator Yasuji Mori. Assigned to animate a ring dance of Heidi and Peter, Mori wanted to analyze a movement of two real people, so Miyazaki and animation director Yôichi Kotabe did a ring dance in a parking lot next to their studio, and Mori shot them with an 8mm camera for reference. See more »

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Version of Heidi (1952) See more »

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Heidi
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Written by Christian Bruhn
Performed by Gitti Götz (as Gitti) and Erica Maria Bruhn (as Erica)
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A great alternative to violence
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I watched this series when I was a kid and I really liked it. I used to see it along with robotech/macross and other anime series, but this one still makes me feel happy just to remember those old days. I used to like Heidi because I used to spend a lot time(most of my free time) on the mountains when I was a kid. The dubbing they did on the version of heidi I watched was very good and if you think that subtitles are the only way to see any manga, you're wrong. I have seen too many mistakes on subtitles from big budget movies to indi movies. At least a good dubbing like the ones they do for Latin American countries have fewer errors and sound great.

PS. I'm buying this series for my daughter and I'm sure it will be better than any American cartoon now running.


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