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Chibi Maruko-chan

Chibi Maruko-chan


Genres: comedy, slice of life
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Momoko Sakura is an elementary school student who likes popular idol Momoe Yamaguchi and mangas. She is often called “Chibi Maruko-chan” due to her young age and small size. She lives together with her parents, her grandparents and her elder sister in a little town. In school, she has many friends with whom she studies and plays together everyday, including her close pal, Tama-chan; the student committee members, Maruo-kun and Migiwa-san; and the B-class trio: ‘little master’ Hanawa-kun, Hamaji-Bu Taro and Sekiguchi-kun. This is a fun-loving and enjoyable anime that portrays the simple things in life.
Number of episodes: 144
Vintage: 1990-01-07 to 1992-09-27

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Chibi Maruko-chan (TV 2)


Genres: comedy, slice of life
Objectionable content: None
Number of Episodes: 917+
Vintage: 1995-01-08

ANN Info Page


Chibi Maruko-chan (movie) - Vintage: 1990-12-15
Chibi Maruko-chan: Watashi no Suki na Uta (movie) - Vintage: 1992-12-19
Eiga Chibi Maruko-chan: Italia kara Kita Shōnen (movie) - Vintage: 2015-12-07

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Film’s Theatrical Trailer Previews Guest Cast

posted on 2015-10-24 02:35 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Taishi Nakagawa, Papaya Suzuki, Rola guest star in film opening on December 23


Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Film’s Trailer Posted With English Subtitles

posted on 2015-10-23 03:00 EDT
Film featuring 6 foreigners visiting Maruko’s town opens in Japan on December 23


Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Film’s Trailer Previews Film’s Story

posted on 2015-07-18 02:00 EDT


Chibi Maruko-chan Gets 1st New Anime Film in 23 Years

posted on 2015-07-10 05:00 EDT

Chibi Maruko-chan Gets 1-Hour Anime Special to Commemorate Film, 25th Anniversary

posted on 2015-11-28 07:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Guest stars from December 23 film to appear in TV anime special on December 27

Live-Action Chibi Maruko-chan Cast Voices Guest Roles in Upcoming Anime Film

posted on 2015-12-04 11:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Comedian, Fuji TV announcers also voice characters in 1st Maruko-chan film in 23 years

Chibi Maruko-san Anime Film Trailer

Golden Bomber Band Performs Chibi Maruko-chan Opening Theme

posted on 2016-04-16 22:45 EDT
Band members portrayed in new opening animation

Machiko Toyoshima Assumes Elder Sister Role in “Chibi Maruko-chan”

May 29, 2016 3:58pm CDT
TV anime adaptation of manga by Momoko Sakura has been airing since 1995

Golden Bomber Band Makes Appearance in Chibi Maruko-chan Special

posted on 2017-02-24 18:45 EST

Female Pop Duo Puffy to Sing New Chibi Maruko-chan Anime’s Ending Song

posted on 2017-10-06 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Original creator Momoko Sakura wrote lyrics for song, Tetsuro Oda returns to compose

Singer, Actor Hideki Saijo Makes Final Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Appearance on May 27

posted on 2018-05-19 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Reruns 1st Episode’s Remake After Creator Momoko Sakura’s Passing

posted on 2018-08-28 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Chibi Maruko-chan Reruns Earn 14.3% Rating Following Creator Momoko Sakura’s Passing

posted on 2018-09-03 20:59 EDT by Karen Ressler

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Gets Christmas Special

posted on 2018-12-03 02:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Special airs on December 23

Puffy AmiYumi Duo Guest Star on Chibi Maruko-chan Christmas Special

posted on 2018-12-15 13:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Duo performs “Koi no Vacance” song by The Peanuts in December 23 special

Momoiro Clover Z’s Chibi Maruko-san Theme CD Includes Anime Music Video

posted on 2019-07-04 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Chibi Maruko-chan’s 30th Anniversary Exhibit Honors Momoko Sakura’s Legacy

posted on 2019-08-11 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime’s New Opening Music Video Features Momoiro Clover Z

posted on 2019-08-16 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Idol group Momoiro Clover Z appear as anime characters

Kazuyoshi Saitō Performs Chibi Maruko-chan Anime’s 12th Ending Theme Song

posted on 2019-10-03 14:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Late manga creator Momoko Sakura wrote new ending theme song’s lyrics

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Gets 1-Hour 30th Anniversary Special on January 19

posted on 2020-01-07 08:51 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Special will air 2 stories, results of character, scene popularity poll

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Delays New Episodes Due to COVID-19

posted on 2020-04-26 13:00 EDT by Egan Loo
Japan’s #3 TV anime to rerun episodes based on original manga starting on May 3

Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Resumes New Episodes After COVID-19 Delay

posted on 2020-06-13 23:08 EDT by Egan Loo
#3 TV anime returns with 10 weeks of new versions of scripts written by creator

Keaton Yamada to Step Down as Narrator of Chibi Maruko-chan in March 2021

December 04, 2020 2:45pm CST
Voice actor reassures fans that the show will continue