Chimpui

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Chimpui
Chimpui manga cover.jpg
Volume 1 of the Chimpui manga.
チンプイ
GenreSlice of life, science fiction, comedy
Manga
Written byFujiko F. Fujio
Published byChuokoron-Shinsha
DemographicShōjo
Original runJune 1985February 1991
Volumes4
Anime television series
Directed byMitsuru Hongo
StudioShin-Ei Animation
Original networkTV Asahi
Original run November 2, 1989 April 18, 1991
Episodes112
Anime film
Chinpui: Eri-sama Katsudō Daishashin
Directed byMitsuru Hongo
StudioShin-Ei Animation
ReleasedMarch 10, 1990
Runtime40 minutes
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Chimpui (チンプイ, Chinpui) is a Japanese manga created by Fujiko F. Fujio in 1985. It tells the story of two cute aliens that come to Earth to find the girl who will marry their prince of planet Mahl and find one in a young teenager named Eri. It was subsequently adapted into an anime television series.

Characters[edit]

  • Chimpui (チンプイ), a mouse-like alien, who tells about the prince's marriage to a girl named Eri. Sometimes he tries to convince Eri to marry the prince and helps Eri on Earth or while on Mahl. He is voiced by Junko Hori[1]
  • Eri Kasugi (春日エリ), a 12-year-old Chinese-Japanese[2] girl, who is a tomboy and also Chimpui best friend. She is the counterpart to both Nobita Nobi and Shizuka Minamoto. She is voiced by Megumi Hayashibara.[1]
  • Wanderyu (ワンダユウ), a dog-like alien, who is Chimpui's pal. He also helps Eri, but sometimes she hates him. Eri calls him "Grandpa Wada". He is voiced by Jōji Yanami.[1]
  • Uchiki (内木), a weak-clever boy, he is Eri's very best friend. Eri has a crush on him. He is voiced by Sasaki Nozomu.[1]
  • Sunemi (スネ美), she is female verson of Suneo in Doraemon
  • Oeyama (大江山), like Takeshi Goda (Big G) in Doraemon, he bullies Uchiki. voiced by Daiki Nakamura.[1]
  • Shosei (小政), voiced by Jun'ichi Kanemaru.[1]
  • Prince Lulealv, his face is never shown in the manga or anime. Chimpui tells Eri that he is the most charming person on planet Mahl. It is also told that it is Eri's fate to marry him. He only appears in Eri's dreams (nightmares).

Anime television series[edit]

The series was first broadcast by TV Asahi from November 2, 1989 to April 18, 1991 and was broadcast across Asia in English via Disney Channel Asia.[3][4] The anime is available on Amazon Video in India in Hindi.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "チンプイ メモリアルDVD-BOX SPECIAL SITE". bb.fwinc.co.jp. Retrieved 2015-08-03.
  2. ^ 原作第5話『御先祖は日本王?』
  3. ^ https://www.facebook.com/MyCATV/posts/486635344703615
  4. ^ チンプイ (1989~1991). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  5. ^ http://www.pocketpressrelease.com/2016/11/Amazon-Prime-Video-to-become-the-exclusive-subscription-video-streaming-home-for-TV-Asahis-immensely-popular-Japanese-anime-content.html

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