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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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 »

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[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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La vuelta al mundo de Willy Fog
Written by Guido De Angelis, Maurizio De Angelis, C. Natale y Luis Gómez Escolar
Performed by Mocedades
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One of my favorite cartoons
25 August 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This cartoon is one of my favorite one. I saw it when a child at the Spanish TV in the eighties. Of course, it is adapted from Jules Verne's novel with animals. Phileas Fog is a lion, his wife a nice female cat and so on. But the adaptation introduces new characters and in particular a gangster who will follow Willy Fog (Phileas Fog) to make him fail in his mission. We also find a new character as a little mouse, who is Rigodon's friend (Rigodon is Passe-Partout in the novel). This makes the cartoon even more interesting than the original novel. Indeed, when I read the book I was highly disappointed! Jules Verne should have seen the cartoon before writing his book. Moreover, the cartoon also introduces very nice songs during all the series. I heard these songs and the emotion is still the same.


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