Jungle Tanuki (Kana: ジャングルタヌキ) is a 10-minute TV anime produced by Studio XYZ and aired on TV Asahi between 2001 and 2003.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
Ponmaru the Tanuki used to be owned by a wealthy little girl, but she accidentally dropped him off a private jet into the ocean during a trip to a paradise island, and he woke up on a jungle island. Now Ponmaru starts a new life on the jungle island with new animal friends.
Cast[edit | edit source]
All voice actors are represented by I'm Enterprise.
- Rie Kugimiya as Ponmaru, the little Tanuki in the jungle.
- Maria Yamamoto as Lessa, a red panda with a crush on Ponmaru.
- Minoru Shiraishi as Rai-sama, the self-proclaimed king of the jungle.
- Satoshi Mikami as Zozo, an elephant who acts like a Japanese old man.
- Mikami also provides the opening narration in episodes before 2003.
Theme Songs[edit | edit source]
Lyrics and Composition by Tomoko Sasaki
Opening[edit | edit source]
- "A Fishman's Story (さかな男の物語)" by Serani Poji (2003 episodes)
- "Christmas on Ice (アイスクリスマス)" by Serani Poji (final episode, christmas special)
Arrangement by Masayuki Kumahara
Ending[edit | edit source]
- "Fifteen Seconds (１５秒)" by Serani Poji
Composition and Arrangement by Yukihiro Fukutomi