Kon'nichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables facts for kids
|Kon'nichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables|
Quick facts for kidsこんにちは アン 〜Before Green Gables
(Konnichiwa An 〜Bifō Guriin Gēburusu)
|Genre||Adventure, Slice of life story, Drama|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Katsuyoshi Yatabe|
|Produced by||Kōichi Motohashi|
|Written by||Michiru Shimada|
|Music by||Yasuharu Takanashi
|Network||BS Fuji, Animax|
|Original run||April 5, 2009 – December 27, 2009|
Konnichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables (こんにちは アン 〜Before Green Gables Konnichiwa An 〜Bifō Guriin Gēburusu, lit. "Hello Anne: Before Green Gables"), is the 26th series in Nippon Animation's World Masterpiece Theater anime. The series is an adaptation of Canadian children's literature author Budge Wilson's 2008 prequel novel Before Green Gables, which was translated into Japanese as Konnichiwa Anne (こんにちは アン) by Akiko Usagawa. It chronicles the early years of main character Anne Shirley as she loses both her parents and is adopted by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert.
- Director: Katsuyoshi Yatabe
- Series composition and screenplay: Michiru Shimada
- Original character design: Yoshiharu Satō
- Character designs and chief animation director: Takayo Nishimura
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi, Hiromi Mizutani, Kenji Fujisawa
- Art director: Shigeru Morimoto
- Colour design: Tomoko Komatsubara
- Production: Nippon Animation
- Voiced by: Rina Hidaka (日高里菜)
- Voiced by: Seiko Tamura (田村聖子)
- Anne's maternal aunt, wife to Bert and mother to Eliza, Horace, Edward, Harry and Noah. She is constantly trying the make ends meet, and as such is often in a bad mood.
- Voiced by: Setsuji Satō
- Joanna's husband and father to her children, he is unable to hold down a job due to his laziness and alcoholism, usually spending whatever money he earns from the oddjobs he does on cheap liquor.
- Voiced by: Rika Wakusawa (わくさわりか)
- First born daughter of Thomas family and primary income of the household. She cares for Anne like her own child, but later marries Roger Emerson and leaves Anne behind.
- Voiced by: Yumiko Kobayashi
- First son of the Thomas family
- Voiced by: Chiaki Shimogama
- Second son of the Thomas family
- Voiced by: Taeko Kawata
- Third son of the Thomas family
- Voiced by: Satomi Kōrogi
- Fourth son of the Thomas family
- Voiced by: Mitsuko Horie
- An old widower with high standing
- Anne's companion cat. His name is taken from a line of the poem "Marmion" by Walter Scott.
- Voiced by: Masako Ikeda
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