Buddhist priest Tripitaka and his three disciples Monkey, Pigsy, and Sandy, travel from China to India to fetch the Buddhist scriptures. They have been sent by Buddha, and getting these scriptures will bring peace to the people of the world.

Series Cast

  1. Masaaki Sakai as Monkey

    Masaaki Sakai


    52 Episodes

  2. Masako Natsume as Tripitaka

    Masako Natsume


    52 Episodes

  3. Shiro Kishibe


    52 Episodes

  4. Toshiyuki Nishida as Pigsy

    Toshiyuki Nishida


    52 Episodes

  5. Takayuki Akutagawa


    52 Episodes

  6. Shunji Fujimura as Horse

    Shunji Fujimura


    52 Episodes

  7. David Collings as Voice of Monkey

    David Collings

    Voice of Monkey

    52 Episodes

  8. Gareth Armstrong

    Voice of Sandy

    52 Episodes

  9. Peter Woodthorpe as Voice of Pigsy

    Peter Woodthorpe

    Voice of Pigsy

    52 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2 - Monkey

Season 2

1979 | 26 Episodes

Season 2 of Monkey premiered on November 11, 1979.

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Original Name 西遊記

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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