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Genres: comedy, slice of life
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Sazae Fuguta, married to Masuo and mother of Tarao, lives with her parents, Namihei and Fune Isono, in addition to her brother Katsuo, her sister Wakame, and Tama, the family’s cat. The series depicts their daily life in the suburbs of Japan.
Number of Episodes: 3937
Vintage: 1969-10-05

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Miyoko Asou Steps Down From Sazae-san Role of Fune After 46 Years

posted on 2015-09-18 07:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yorie Terauchi will replace Asou in the role starting in October 4 episode

Rumi Ochiai Replaces Sumiko Shirakawa as Nakajima-kun in Sazae-san Anime

posted on 2015-12-04 03:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shirakawa passed away on November 27

Toshiba to Continue Sponsoring Sazae-san Anime Despite Financial Issues

posted on 2017-03-08 15:30 EST
Company seeks to avoid blow to corporate image

Sazae-san Anime to Lose Main Sponsor Toshiba After 48 Years

posted on 2017-11-02 01:45 EDT by Egan Loo
World’s longest-running animated show in talks with plastic surgery chain as replacement

“Cup Noodle” 3rd Anime Collaboration CM Features “Sazae-san” Couple’s Love Confession Scene

November 21, 2017 11:05pm CST
Yu Wakui, Nobunaga Shimazaki voice the high school-aged characters

Patrick Harlan Guest Stars on Sazae-san Anime’s New Year’s Special on January 7

posted on 2018-01-07 00:00 EST
American comedian to play foreigner in world’s longest-running animated show

Amazon, Baby Goods Chain, Homebuilder Replace Toshiba as Sazae-san’s Sponsors

posted on 2018-01-31 17:30 EST
Toshiba to end nearly 50-year-long sponsorship of longest-running animated series at end of March

Nissan Takes Over as Main Sponsor of Sazae-san Anime

posted on 2018-02-02 07:00 EST
Toshiba to end nearly 50-year-long sponsorship of longest-running animated series at end of March

Kanjani Eight’s Shingo Murakami Stars in Special Sazae-san Anime

posted on 2018-09-07 20:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Sazae-san Anime Gets 1-hour New Year’s Special

posted on 2018-12-16 03:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Special to kick off 50th anniversary for anime that debuted in 1969

Sazae-san to Include 28 Real Life Families in Anime’s 50th Anniversary Special

posted on 2019-01-13 21:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Sazae-san Anime Celebrates 50 Years With 3.5-Hour Anime/Live-Action Special

posted on 2019-08-18 01:45 EDT by Egan Loo
Anime segment to show Sazae’s family past, live-action segment to show their future in 20 years

Sazae-san Hosts Her First TV Program

posted on 2019-11-16 12:00 EST by Kim Morrissy
Program celebrates anime’s 50th anniversary

Sazae-san Extends Guinness World Record for Longest Animated Show, Earns Another for Lead Actress

posted on 2019-11-19 03:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Midori Kato recognized for 50 years playing Sazae

Sazae-san Anime Adapts Creator’s Travel Logs to Celebrate What Would Be Her 100th Birthday

posted on 2020-01-27 00:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Late author Machiko Hasegawa’s “Sazae-san Tabi Aruki” essays get 1st anime ever on February 2

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Sazae-san Is 1st Anime to Win Hashida Prize

posted on 2020-03-29 05:04 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime’s new opening sequence in April to be set in Tokyo for 1st time in 10 years

Sazae-san Voice Actress: Dialogue Recording Put on Hold Until Further Notice

posted on 2020-04-05 04:29 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Recordings halted due to concerns over COVID-19 coronavirus illness

Sazae-san Anime Delays New Episodes For 1st Time in 45 Years Due to COVID-19

posted on 2020-05-09 22:03 EDT by Egan Loo
Japan’s #1 TV anime & world’s longest animated show halted recordings in April

Sazae-san Anime Resumes New Episodes After COVID-19 Delay

posted on 2020-06-13 22:50 EDT by Egan Loo
#1 TV anime & world’s longest animated show was delayed for 1st time in 45 years