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My Daddy Long Legs is a 1990 Japanese anime television series based on the novel Daddy-Long-Legs written by Jean Webster. The show was part of the container World Masterpiece Theater produced by Nippon Animation studios and was awarded the Excellent Movie Award for Television by the Japanese Agency of Cultural Affairs for Children in 1990.

Webster's story had been adapted into anime previously by Tatsunoko Productions in 1979 to the TV special Ashinaga Ojisan, which was directed by Masakazu Higuchi. The aforementioned special was dubbed in English and released in the US and is otherwise unrelated to this television series.

Series Cast

  1. Mitsuko Horie


    40 Episodes

  2. Bin Shimada

    Bin Shimada


    40 Episodes

  3. Chie Satō

    Chie Satō


    40 Episodes

  4. Hideyuki Tanaka

    Hideyuki Tanaka

    Jervis Pendleton

    40 Episodes

  5. Yuri Amano

    Yuri Amano


    40 Episodes

  6. Hiromi Tsuru

    Hiromi Tsuru

    Leonora Fenton

    40 Episodes

  7. Hiroshi Masuoka


    40 Episodes

  8. Hisako Kyouda


    40 Episodes

  9. Kenichi Ogata

    Kenichi Ogata


    40 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1990 | 40 Episodes

Season 1 of My Daddy Long Legs premiered on January 14, 1990.

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My Daddy Long Legs
My Daddy Long Legs


Original Name 私のあしながおじさん

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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