Originally airing in 1988 and 1989, TC Entertainment has now scheduled a complete box set for the Biriken anime series. The 32-episode series is being done in one that’s set for a Jule 31st, 2019 release priced at 18,000 yen on DVD. It’s being done as a two-disc set and it looks like it includes just a booklet at this point as part of its 30th-anniversary release.
The series had Hiroshi Sasagawa as the chief director with Chuji Nakajima working on the character designs. It’s based on the manga by Motoo Abiko and was produced by Shin-Ei Animation.
The Japanese cast includes Masako Nozawa as Biriken, Chafurin as Dankichi Shimada/Dabu, Eiko Hisamura as Gariken, Ginzo Matsuo as Doka, Kaneta Kimotsuki as Prof. Torino, Kazue Ikura as Torara, Kyōko Hamura as Mama, Miina Tominaga as Tetsuo Amemori, Mika Kanai as Miki Yanakawa, Nobuo Tobita as Honehiko Sujikawa/Maro, Ryusei Nakao as Don Nyan, Tsutomu Kashiwakura as Mameo Daifuku, Yoku Shioya as Todoken, Youko Asagami as Tatsuo Amemori, and Yuko Mizutani as Yooko Akimoku/Mimi.
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