Captain Kuppa

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Captain Kuppa
砂漠の海賊! キャプテンクッパ
(Sabaku no Kaizoku! Kyaputen Kuppa)
Genre Action, Adventure, Science-fiction
Anime television series
Directed by Kōichi Mashimo
Produced by Ken Suekawa
Music by Hayato Matsuo
Studio Bee Train
Licensed by
Original network NHK
Original run August 13, 2001 February 11, 2002
Episodes 26
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Captain Kuppa: Desert Pirate (砂漠の海賊! キャプテンクッパ, Sabaku no Kaizoku! Kyaputen Kuppa, "The Desert Pirate! Captain Kuppa") is a 26-episode anime series that aired from 2001 to 2002.

Produced by Bee Train,[1] it was licensed in English by Enoki Films.[2] The anime aired on NHK satellite 2 on August 13, 2001.[1] In 2002 Enoki Films announced on its website that it had licensed the series.[3]


  • Kuppa (クッパ) - The main character, Kuppa is an 11-year-old boy.
  • Yukke (ユッケ) - A 14-year-old girl, Yukke is Kuppa's sister
  • Samgetan (サムゲタン Samugetan) - The object of Yukke's affections
  • Bibmba (ビビンバ Bibinba) - He heads a crime organization called Pulcogi.
  • Dram (ドラム Doramu) - Kuppa's assistant robot.
  • Jet (ジェット Jetto) - Yukke's assistant robot.


  1. ^ a b "New Anime coming to Japan." Anime News Network. August 12, 2001. Retrieved on March 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "CAPTAIN KUPPA Desert Pirate." Enoki Films. Retrieved on March 26, 2014.
  3. ^ "Enoki Films updates Licenses." Anime News Network. August 14, 2002. Retrieved on March 26, 2014.

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