1997 in Japanese television

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List of years in Japanese television

Events in 1997 in Japanese television.

Events[edit]

  • February 8- The final episode of the popular anime series Sailor Moon is aired.
  • December 16–Denno Senshi Porygon, an episode of Pokémon,is aired on TV Tokyo in Japan. 20 minutes in the episode, Ash Ketchum's Pikachu uses his Thunderbolt attack on vaccine missiles,causing red and blue strobe lights flashing rapidly. This gives 685 viewers (310 boys and 375 girls) seizures and causes Indigo League (The series of Pokémon) to go into hiatus until April 1998.

Debuting this year[edit]

Show Station Premiere Date Genre Original Run
Cutie Honey Flash TV Asahi February 15 anime February 15, 1997 – January 31, 1998
Denji Sentai Megaranger TV Asahi February 14 tokusatsu February 14, 1997 – February 15, 1998
Doctor Slump Fuji TV November 26 anime November 26, 1997 – September 22, 1999
Fair, then Partly Piggy TV Tokyo July 3 anime July 3, 1997 – September 29, 1998
Flame of Recca Fuji TV July 19 anime July 19, 1997 – July 10, 1998
Hare Tokidoki Buta TV Tokyo July 3 anime July 3, 1997 – September 29, 1998
Love Generation Fuji TV October 13 drama October 13, 1997 - December 22, 1997
Nonchan Noriben CBC February 3 anime February 3, 1997 – March 28, 1997
Mach GoGoGo[1] TV Tokyo January 9 anime January 9, 1997 - September 25, 1997
Pocket Monsters TV Tokyo April 1 anime April 1, 1997 - December 16, 1997
SASUKE TBS September 26 Variety September 26, 1997 – present
Ultraman Dyna MBS September 6 tokusatsu September 6, 1997 – August 29, 1998

Ongoing shows[edit]

Hiatus[edit]

Show Station Hiatus Date Genre Original Run
Pocket Monsters TV Tokyo December 16 anime April 1, 1997 - December 16, 1997

Endings[edit]

Show Station Ending Date Genre Original Run
B-Fighter Kabuto TV Asahi February 16 tokusatsu March 3, 1996 – February 16, 1997
Dragon Ball GT Fuji TV November 19 anime February 7, 1996 - November 19, 1997
Gekisou Sentai Carranger TV Asahi February 7 tokusatsu March 1, 1996 – February 7, 1997
Love Generation Fuji TV December 22 drama October 13, 1997 - December 22, 1997
Mach GoGoGo[2] TV Tokyo September 25 anime January 9, 1997 - September 25, 1997
Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Sailor Stars TV Asahi February 8 anime March 9, 1996 - February 8, 1997
Saber Marionette J TV Tokyo March 25 anime October 1, 1996 - March 25, 1997
Ultraman Tiga MBS August 30 tokusatsu September 7, 1996 – August 30, 1997
You're Under Arrest TBS September 27 anime October 5, 1996 - September 27, 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ "マッハGoGoGo". Tatsunoko Productions (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  2. ^ "マッハGoGoGo". Tatsunoko Productions (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-30.