Anne of Green Gables (1979– )
"Akage no An" (original title)

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Based on the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery, this 50 episode series tells the story of Anne Shirley, a young orphan living in 19th century Canada.

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Eiko Yamada ...
 Anne Shirley (50 episodes, 1979)
Fumie Kitahara ...
 Marilla Cuthbert (50 episodes, 1979)
Michio Hazama ...
 Narrator (46 episodes, 1979)
Ryûji Saikachi ...
 Matthew Cuthbert (44 episodes, 1979)
Gara Takashima ...
 Diana Barry (37 episodes, 1979)
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Based on the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery, this 50 episode series tells the story of Anne Shirley, a young orphan living in 19th century Canada.

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Edited into Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu e no michi (2010) See more »

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Kikoeru Kashira
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Music by Akira Miyoshi
Lyrics by Eriko Kishida
Performed by Ritsuko Oowada
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One word... WOW
9 June 2008 | by (St. Louis MO) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of the 1985 Anne of Green Gables series, loving it as a child and watching it on PBS growing up, and reading the books. Recently I stumbled upon this gem, thanks to the internet.

The drawings are excellent, and one is not even bothered by the subtitles. The story is so faithful to the books that you get swept up with the story. My heart just about broke watching Anne so upset and heartbroken at the thought of leaving Green Gables. I just wanted to hug her so badly, and it's anime! I laughed, cried, smiled my way through this charming series, and highly recommend it to any Anne of Green Gables fan.


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