Around the World with Willy Fog (1981– )
"La vuelta al mundo de Willy Fog" (original title)

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A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of the challenge to circumnavigate around the globe in 80 days.

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Series cast summary:
Banjô Ginga ...
 Fog (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ichirô Nagai ...
 Dix (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
 Bully (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gregory Snegoff ...
 Inspector Dix / ... (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Kei Tomiyama ...
 Rigadon (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Tom Wyner ...
 Armstrong / ... (26 episodes, 1981-1982)
Theodore Lehmann ...
 Narrator (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
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A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of the challenge to circumnavigate around the globe in 80 days.

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While the series never achieved popularity in the United States, the English version found fame when it was broadcast on Children's BBC in the United Kingdom. The show's theme song was so popular that when the presenter of Children's BBC offered viewers a Willy Fog Song Sheet printed with the lyrics, demand was overwhelming. See more »

Quotes

[English theme song]
Fog: Fogg, I'm the one who made the bet, and I know we'll be exactly right on time! Fogg is my name and I could play with my life in many ways, that's what they say!
Rigodon: Here I am! I'm Rigadon!
Tico: I'm Tico, the mascot!
Romy: It's my turn, the gentle touch / I'm Romy, they love me so much!
Fog: Hey, now the story must go on, 'cause a lot of time has gone, we must be ready to go away!
Chorus: Eighty days around the world / We'll find the pot of gold / just sitting where the rainbow's ending! / Time, we'll ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening sequence features its main cast dancing and travelling: Fogg in London on the road, Rigadon and Tico on a train in the Wild West, and Romy on a sailing ship. They are then joined by Transfer, Fix, Ralph and Speedy as they walk around the world. See more »

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Version of Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) See more »

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Sky Way
(Japanese Opening song)
Music by Izumi Kobayashi
Arrangements by Shunsuke Kikuchi
Lyrics by Akira Ito
Performed by Keiko Han
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A very memorable series
16 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is such a fantastic animated series (for everyone, not just kids!) for a number of reasons. Firstly, there are obviously the lovable characters, the way we see them develop throughout the series is a joy to watch. Secondly, the story lines are enticing, you just have to know whats going to happen in the next episode- take the jungle episode and the evil worshippers approaching as a great example of how great this series was at cliffhangers. Thirdly, the music score is really fun to listen to. Although it is distinctly '80s' sounding, each tune really tends to capture the atmosphere of the moments in the series. For just a cartoon series there are so many 'true to life' things in this series- like morals, the evolution of friendships, romance, financial problems and solving problems. Not forgetting the enormous geographical value of this programme- how many places do they visit throughout the series? Point proved. The only thing I have to say against it is repetition. How many times do we have to hear them say they're hungry or they're late for a train? Mind you this recurrence amuses rather than annoys me.


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