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Anne of Green Gables 

Akage no An (original title)
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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Eiko Yamada ...  Anne Shirley 50 episodes, 1979
Fumie Kitahara Fumie Kitahara ...  Marilla Cuthbert 50 episodes, 1979
Michio Hazama Michio Hazama ...  Narrator 46 episodes, 1979
Ryûji Saikachi Ryûji Saikachi ...  Matthew Cuthbert 44 episodes, 1979
Gara Takashima 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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 January 1979 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Anne of Green Gables See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nippon Animation Co. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Some of the episode names are the same as the names of chapters in the first book. See more »

Connections

Edited into Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu e no michi (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Samenai Yume
(Ending song)
Music by Akira Miyoshi
Lyrics by Eriko Kishida
Performed by Ritsuko Oowada
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One word... WOW
9 June 2008 | by DonicaSee all my reviews

I've been a fan of the 1985 Anne of Green Gables series, loving it as a child and watching it on PBS growing up, and reading the books. Recently I stumbled upon this gem, thanks to the internet.

The drawings are excellent, and one is not even bothered by the subtitles. The story is so faithful to the books that you get swept up with the story. My heart just about broke watching Anne so upset and heartbroken at the thought of leaving Green Gables. I just wanted to hug her so badly, and it's anime! I laughed, cried, smiled my way through this charming series, and highly recommend it to any Anne of Green Gables fan.


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