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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This is one of the most accurate adaptations of the Jules Verne tale ever made. Even though it adds new characters and makes a few changes (names and minor plot changes to account for the villains' schemes), for the most part the series adapts fully the major and minor plot points of the novel. 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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The closing credits feature the main cast interacting with timekeeping devices. See more »

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Version of Around the World in 80 Days (1919) See more »

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Futari no Tokei
(Japanese ending song)
Music by Izumi Kobayashi
Arrangements by Fumitaka Anzai
Lyrics by Akira Ito
Performed by Keiko Han
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Another childhood favourite...
7 October 2003 | by (Captain Nemo's Submarine) – See all my reviews

"Around the World with Willy Fogg" is basically just Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days" anime-style with one or two characters added and Fog's named changed to something easier on the tongue.

This is one of my favourite childhood tv-series'.

Everybody (oh well, next to everybody) know the story, and if you find this series watch it. It's dated but despite the artistic licence with the story is true to Jules Verne's spirit of adventure. The English version even has a great song. You'd have to be very stuck-up not to like it.

Oh yes, everybody's animals too. So this is a nice little anthropomorphic spin on the tale.


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