Time Travel Tondekeman

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Time Travel Tondekeman
Time Travel Tondekeman DVD Cover
たいむとらぶる トンデケマン!
(Taimu Toraburu Tondekeman!)
GenreScience fiction, Adventure
Anime television series
Directed byKunihiko Yuyama
Akira Sugino
Written byJunki Takegami
StudioAshi Productions
Tatsunoko Production
Original networkFuji Television
Original run 19 October 1989 26 August 1990
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Time Travel Tondekeman (たいむとらぶる トンデケマン!, Taimu Toraburu Tondekeman) is an anime series directed by Kunihiko Yuyama and Akira Sugino. It was written by Junki Takegami and produced by Animax network president Masao Takiyama. Logo Cake Entertainment It was originally broadcast by Fuji Television[1] in Japan between 19 October 1989 and 26 August 1990. Time Quest, as it was called outside Japan, was first aired in the Philippines in 1994 on IBC. It was reaired on ABC (now The 5 Network) in 2000 and GMA Network in 2015. It also was aired in Indosiar, Indonesia during 1995, and it was rerun in Space Toon Indonesia since the year 2008.


The series starts when Hayato, a soccer enthusiast, and his girlfriend Yumi, an aspiring musician, went to a visit to Dr. Leonard's lab. They accidentally activated the Tondekeman, a funny talking kettle who transported them many centuries in the past.[2]

In Baghdad, Hayato and Yumi gets reunited but they got separated from Tondekeman. They meet Aladdin, Prince Dandarn and Princess Shalala. They also meet the cunning Abdullah who is always ready to kidnap the princess so that he could marry the princess to his master.

Our heroes get to go to different places and times and meet several historical and literary figures as they follow Abdullah as he escapes through time to abduct the princess.

Hayato and Yumi are stuck in the past until they get Tondekeman from the possession of Abdullah.


International Broadcast[edit]

Country Network(s)
Philippines Philippines IBC (1994), ABC (now The 5 Network) (2000), GMA Network (2015)
Indonesia Indonesia Indosiar (1995), Space Toon (re-runs 2008)


  1. ^ Richard Llewellyn. "Time Travel Tondekeman!". Richard's Animated Divots. Retrieved 2008-04-25.
  2. ^ "Time Quest". Fiche détaillée. Manga Sanctuary. Retrieved 2008-04-25.

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