My Daddy Long Legs

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.

TitleMy Daddy Long Legs
Original Title私のあしながおじさん
First Air DateJanuary 14th, 1990
Last Air DateDecember 23rd, 1990
GenresAnimation, Drama, Drama
NetworkFuji TV
Production CompanyNippon Animation
ProducersYoshihisa Tachikawa, Takaji Matsudo
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes40 Episodes
Plot Keywordshigh school, friendship, based on novel or book, romance, coming of age, slice of life, school, orphan, school life, shoujo, anime
Bin Shimada
Bin Shimada
Jimmy
Chie Satō
Chie Satō
Sally
Hideyuki Tanaka
Hideyuki Tanaka
Jervis Pendleton
Yuri Amano
Yuri Amano
Julia
Hiromi Tsuru
Hiromi Tsuru
Leonora Fenton
Kenichi Ogata
Kenichi Ogata
George
Masako Katsuki
Masako Katsuki
Mary Lambart
Yoku Shioya
Yoku Shioya
Bob
Yuuko Kobayashi
Yuuko Kobayashi
Carrie
Yuriko Fuchizaki
Yuriko Fuchizaki
Emily
Papai Pernalonga
Papai das Longas Pernas
Papai das Pernas Altas
Watashi no Ashinaga Ojisan
Daddy-Long-Legs