Porphy no Nagai Tabi

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Porphy no Nagai Tabi
(Porufi no Nagai Tabi)
Genre Drama
Anime television series
Directed by Tomomi Mochizuki
Studio Nippon Animation
Original network BS Fuji, Animax
Original run 6 January 200828 December 2008
Episodes 52
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Porphy no Nagai Tabi (ポルフィの長い旅, Porufi no Nagai Tabi, lit. Porphy's Long Journey) is a Japanese anime series by Nippon Animation, as the 2008 installment of the famed World Masterpiece Theater series. It is an adaptation of Paul-Jacques Bonzon's novel, Les Orphelins de Simitra (The Orphans of Simitra).

It premiered across Japan from 6 January 2008 on Fuji TV's BS Fuji broadcast satellite network, and also aired in Japan on Animax. It spanned 52 episodes.


Focuses on features a Greek boy named Porphyras Patagos (more fondly known as Porphy) and his sister Mina, who have been orphaned after a devastating earthquake which destroyed their home in Greece. The two decide to travel through Europe in search of a new home.

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