The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love

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The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love
The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love.jpg
Cover art of the first DVD of The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love, as released by Bandai
愛少女ポリアンナ物語
(Ai Shōjo Porianna Monogatari)
Genre Drama
Anime television series
Directed by Kōzō Kuzuha
Studio Nippon Animation
Network Fuji TV, Animax
Original run January 12, 1986December 28, 1986
Episodes 51 (List of episodes)

The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love (愛少女ポリアンナ物語 Ai Shōjo Porianna Monogatari?) is a Japanese anime series by Nippon Animation, and part of the World Masterpiece Theater series. It consists of 51 episodes. Premiering across Fuji TV between January 12 and December 28, 1986, it has rerun across Japan on Animax from February 2007.[1]

It was based on the 1913 novel Pollyanna and following 1915 sequel Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter.

Episodes[edit]

Themes[edit]

  • Opening Themes:
  1. "Shiawase Carnival (Happy Carnival)" by Youki Kudoh (eps 01–27)
  2. "Hohoemu Anata ni Aitai" by Youki Kudoh (eps 28–51)
  • Ending Themes:
  1. "Ai ni Naritai (I Want to Become Love)" by Youki Kudoh (eps 01–27)
  2. "Shiawase [Happiness]" by Youki Kudoh (eps 28–51)

Characters[edit]

The Harrington family[edit]

Pollyanna Whittier (ポリアンナ・ホイッティア Porian'na Hoittia?)
Voiced by: Mitsuko Horie[2]
Polly Harrington (ポリー・ハリントン Porī Harinton?)
Voiced by: Masako Nozawa(default voice)[3]
Sanae Miyuki[4]
Jennie Harrington (ジェニー・ハリントン Jenī Harinton?)
Voiced by: Naoko Watanabe(default voice)[5]

Harrington family's Allies[edit]

Nancy Hartley (ナンシー・ハートリー Nanshī Hātorī?)[6]
Voiced by: Keiko Han[7]
Tom Peyson (トム・ペイスン Tomu Peisun?)
Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata[8]
Timothy Peyson (ティモシー・ペイスン Timoshī Peisun?)
Voiced by: Hideyuki Hori[9]
Durgin Peyson (ダージン・ペイスン Dājin Peisun?)
Voiced by: Takako Kondo[10]
John Whittier (ジョン・ホイッティア Jon Hoittia?)
Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki[11]
John Pendleton (ジョン・ペンドルトン Jon Pendoruton?)
Voiced by: Banjou Ginga[12]
Dr. Thomas Chilton (トーマス・チルトン博士 Tōmasu Chiruton Hakase?)
Voiced by: Hideyuki Tanaka[13]
Edward Kent (エドワード・ケント Edowādo Kento?)
Voiced by: Masaharu Satou

Small Midwestern town[edit]

Hephzibah White (ヘプジバ・ホワイト Hepujiba Howaito?)[6]
Voiced by: Nobuko Terashima
Karen (カレン Karen?)
Voiced by: Yuuki Kudou
Jeremiah White (ジェレミア・ホワイト Jeremia Howaito?)[6]
Voiced by: Osamu Saka
Mrs. Lewis (ルイスさん Ruisu-san?)
Voiced by: Hiroko Takahashi

Beldingsville, Vermont[edit]

Jimmy Bean (ジミー・ビーン Jimī Bīn?)
Voiced by: Eiko Yamada
Mildred "Milly" Snow (ミリー・スノー Mirī Sunō?)
Voiced by: Mayumi Shou
Mrs. Snow (スノーさん Sunō-san?)
Voiced by: Taeko Nakanishi
Harold (ハロルド Harorudo?)
Voiced by: Akio Nojima
Dr. Warren (ウォレン博士 Uoren Hakase?)
Voiced by: Mahito Tsujimura
Dr. Mead (ミード博士 Mīdo Hakase?)
Voiced by: Kouji Totani
Mr. Willis (ウィリスさん Uirisu-san?)
Voiced by: Tomomichi Nishimura

Boston, Massachusetts[edit]

Dr. Charlie Ames (チャーリー・エームズ博士 Chārī Ēmuzu Hakase?)[6]
Voiced by: Yasuo Muramatsu
Jaime "Young Lord James" Murphy (ジェイミー・マーフィー Jeimī Māfī?)
Voiced by: Naoko Watanabe[5]
Mickey Murphy (ミッキー・マーフィー Mikkī Māfī?)
Voiced by: Kyouko Tonguu
Sadie Dean (サディ・ディーン Sadi Dīn?)
Voiced by: Rei Sakuma
Beth (ベス Besu?)
Voiced by: Sanae Takagi
Betty Murphy (ベティ・マーフィー Beti Māfī?)[6]
Voiced by: Tomie Kataoka

The Wetherbys[edit]

Della Wetherby (デラ・ウェザビー Dera Uezabī?)
Voiced by: Rihoko Yoshida[14]
Ruth Wetherby (ルース・ウェザビー Rūsu Uezabī?)
Voiced by: Masako Ikeda[15]
Doris Wetherby (ドリス・ウェザビー Dorisu Uezabī?)
Voiced by: Arima Mizuka

Wetherby family's Allies[edit]

Mary (メアリー Mearī?)
Voiced by: Shinobu Adachi[16]
Susy (スージー Sūjī?)
Voiced by: Yumi Takada[17]
Bridget (ブリジット Burijitto?)
Voiced by: Natsumi Sakuma[18]
Perkins (パーキンス Pākinsu?)
Voiced by: Yamada Keaton[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Animax.co.jp, Pollyanna airing schedule, retrieved on 2007-09-25 (Japanese)
  2. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Mitsuko Horie". Retrieved November 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Masako Nozawa". Retrieved November 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ Rovi Corporation. "Sanae "Miyuki Muroi" Miyuki". Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Naoko Watanabe". Retrieved November 8, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e Lullar. "Character Chart". Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Keiko Han". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Kenichi Ogata". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  9. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Hideyuki Hori". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Takako Kondo". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  11. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Toshihiko Seki". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  12. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Banjou Ginga". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  13. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Hideyuki Tanaka". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  14. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Rihoko Yoshida". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  15. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Masako Ikeda". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  16. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Shinobu Adachi". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  17. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Yumi Takada". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  18. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Natsumi Sakuma". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  19. ^ Impressum. "aniSearch.com Portfolio -- Yamada Keaton". Retrieved November 5, 2011. 

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