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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Samenai Yume
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Music by Akira Miyoshi
Lyrics by Eriko Kishida
Performed by Ritsuko Oowada
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Absolutely amazing adaption of the novel.
9 December 2003 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

I never realized that this animation was made in 1979. I watched this series, every single episode, when I was ten. And let me just say that this animated series is incredible. It captures every emotion the novel delivers, from Anne's first depth of despair to last bend around the corner. Anne's chatters, Marilla's scornful love, Matthew's unconditional love, the rivalry romance between Anne and Gilbert, they are all there. It does not miss out anything, and I do mean anything. It is truly a masterpiece. The characters are drew beautifully, especially Anne and Gilbert. And the sceneries are breathtaking. You would never imagine this was made in 1979 if you saw it for yourself. And the music. Oh, the music is also just incomparable. The music will be remembered for such a long time. This series is incomparable to Anne of Green Gables animation series that's being made these days. If you have access to this animation, give it a chance. Just one episode and you'll fall in love with it forever.


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