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Heidi: A Girl of the Alps 

Arupusu no shôjo Haiji (original title)
This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Randi Kiger Randi Kiger ...  Heidi 52 episodes, 1974
Vic Perrin Vic Perrin ...  Grandfather 52 episodes, 1974
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Storyline

This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan | West Germany

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 January 1974 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Heidi: A Girl of the Alps See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The opening credit roll was animated by Hayao Miyazaki, except for two scenes by experienced animator Yasuji Mori. Assigned to animate a ring dance of Heidi and Peter, Mori wanted to analyze a movement of two real people, so Miyazaki and animation director Yôichi Kotabe did a ring dance in a parking lot next to their studio, and Mori shot them with an 8mm camera for reference. See more »

Connections

Version of Heidi (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Heidi
(title song)
Written by Christian Bruhn
Performed by Gitti Götz (as Gitti) and Erica Maria Bruhn (as Erica)
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A great alternative to violence
13 November 2006 | by oncexSee all my reviews

I watched this series when I was a kid and I really liked it. I used to see it along with robotech/macross and other anime series, but this one still makes me feel happy just to remember those old days. I used to like Heidi because I used to spend a lot time(most of my free time) on the mountains when I was a kid. The dubbing they did on the version of heidi I watched was very good and if you think that subtitles are the only way to see any manga, you're wrong. I have seen too many mistakes on subtitles from big budget movies to indi movies. At least a good dubbing like the ones they do for Latin American countries have fewer errors and sound great.

PS. I'm buying this series for my daughter and I'm sure it will be better than any American cartoon now running.


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