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Anpanman / Soreike! Anpanman


Genres: comedy, fantasy
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: One night, a Star of Life falls down the chimney of a bakery nestled deep in the forest, causing the dough in the oven to come to life. The dough becomes Anpanman, a superhero made of anpan (a sweet roll with bean jam filling). Together with his friends, Anpanman fights his rival Baikinman and helps the malnourished.
Number of Episodes: 1088
Vintage: 1988-10-03

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Anpanman tops Bandai poll as kids’ favorite character for 13th straight year

Aug 27, 2014

2016 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s Title, July 2 Premiere Unveiled

posted on 2016-02-06 02:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Film features motif from late Anpanman creator’s song “Yūki no Runda”

2016 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s Trailer Streamed

posted on 2016-04-01 08:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Soreike! Anpanman Omocha no Hoshi no Nanda to Runda will open in Japan on July 2

2017 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s Title, Story, July 1 Premiere Revealed

posted on 2017-02-06 02:00 EST
Film introduces original character based on late Anpanman creator’s previous work

Children’s Hero “Anpanman” Goes Treasure Hunting in Next Movie

February 09, 2017 9:10am CST
“Buruburu’s Big Treasure Hunt Adventure!” introduces a character from another Takashi Yanase work.

How Powerful Is Anpanman? It’s Time for Science!

July 03, 2017 3:55pm CDT
Japanese researchers calculate the force of the children’s hero’s Anpunch, and that’s some tough bread.

Miina Tominaga Succeeds Hiromi Tsuru as Dokin-chan in Anpanman Anime

posted on 2017-12-15 20:20 EST
Rei Sakuma plays role in Christmas special

2018 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s Title, Story, June 30 Premiere Revealed

posted on 2018-01-05 01:35 EST
Film centers on new character Kurun saving Star of Life alongside Anpanman

2018 Soreike! Anpanman Film Casts Anne Watanabe, UN-JASH

posted on 2018-02-22 11:30 EST
Film centering on new character Kurun opens on June 30

2018 Anpanman Film Opens at #4 at Japanese Box Office

posted on 2018-07-03 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Soreike! Anpanman Kagayake! Kurun to Inochi no Hoshi DVD released on November 21!

2019 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s Title, Story, June 28 Opening Revealed

posted on 2019-01-11 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film centers on new character Princess Vanilla who lives in land of ice

2019 Soreike! Anpanman Film’s New Visuals, Guest Cast Revealed

posted on 2019-03-01 09:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nana Eikura, Anzen Manzai comedian duo guest star in June 28 film

Fan Draws One-Punch Man Season 1 Opening with Anpanman Instead

posted on 2019-06-23 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

2019 Anpanman Film Opens at #4

posted on 2019-07-02 04:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Cowboy Bebop’s Koichi Yamadera Takes over Role in Anpanman

August 05, 2019 12:05pm CDT
Original voice actor Hiroshi Masuoka steps down from as the voice of Uncle Jam at the age of 82

Soreike! Anpanman Anime Gets 1st New Opening Sequence Since 1988

posted on 2019-10-03 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Show’s director Akinori Nagaoka directed new opening

2020 Anpanman Film Reveals Title, June 26 Opening

posted on 2020-01-10 09:42 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Story set in Cloud Country centers on relationship between cloud child, Dokin-chan

2020 Anpanman Film Casts Kyoko Fukada as Heroine

posted on 2020-03-26 01:23 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fukada plays Fuwari in June 26 film

Anpanman Anime’s Voice Recording on Hold Indefinitely

posted on 2020-04-06 02:36 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Due to COVID-19 coronavirus disease concerns, similar to Sazae-san’s reported halt

2020 Anpanman Film’s Opening Delayed Indefinitely Due to COVID-19

posted on 2020-05-12 21:33 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film was originally scheduled to open on June 26