animated series Kodocha © TV Tokyo / Studio Gallop
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Kodocha

Hyperactive child star Sana Kurata faces monkey-monium each day at school, as the boys run wild, led by bully and blackmailer Akito Hayama.

Determined to set things right, Sana gives Akito a piece of her mind, as well as a taste of his own medicine, only to discover that things are not as simple as they seem.

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Kodocha starts out as a very funny comedy about a hyperactive child star taking back her classroom from the school bully. As time goes on over the series, it...
Created by: TV Tokyo, Studio Gallop
Language: English dub / Japanese
Country of Origin: Japan
Alternate Titles: Kodomo no Omocha (Japan), Child's Toy
[ Japanese ] Featuring the voices of:
Shizue Oda ... Sana Kurata
Tatsuya Nakazaki ... Akito Hayama
Ryo Naitou ... Rei Sagami
Hana Kino ... Misako Kurata
Mayumi Misawa ... Tsuyoshi Ohki
Tomoko Hikita ... Babbit
Akemi Okamura ... Natsumi Hayama
Akiko Kikuchi ... Aya Sugita
Zenjiro ... Zenjiro
Masanobu Hirota ... Shinchin Gomi
Omi Minami ... Naozumi Kamura
Azusa Nakao ... Asako Kurumi
Masaaki Ishikawa ... Onda-san
[ English dub ] Featuring the voices of:
Laura Bailey ... Sana Kurata
Jerry Jewell ... Akito Hayama
John Burgmeier ... Rei Sagami
Colleen Clinkenbeard ... Misako Kurata
Greg Ayres ... Tsuyoshi Ohki
Chris Cason ... babbit
Caitlin Glass ... Natsumi Hayama
Monica Rial ... Aya Sugita
Sonny Strait ... Zenjiro
Kent Williamson ... Shinichi Gomi
Luci Christian ... Asako Kurumi
Jim Foronda ... Onda-san
Series Created by: Miho Obana
Directed by: Akitarô Daichi, Akira Suzuki and Hiroaki Sakurai
Musical Score by: Jun Abe, Hiroshi Koga, Keiichi Tomita and Seiji Muto
Animated by: Yasuomi Umetsu
Based on: Manga Kodomo No Omocha (AKA Child

animated series Kodocha © TV Tokyo / Studio GallopFruits Basket fans will feel at home with Kodocha: not only are several themes and situations similar, but the English dub features the same starring voices.

Sana Kurata--Laura Bailey--Tohru Honda
Akito Hayama--Jerry Jewell--Kyo Sohma
Rei Sagami--John Burgmeier--Shigure Sohma

Eric Vale (Yuki Sohma!) apparently helped adapt the script for Episode 1. (As did John Burgmeier.)

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