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Crayon Shin-chan

Crayon Shin-chan
Cover of the first Crayon Shin-chan tankōbon.
クレヨンしんちゃん
(Kureyon Shin-chan)
Genre Black comedy, Slapstick
Manga
Written by Yoshito Usui
Published by Futabasha Publishers
English publisher
NA
ComicsOne (former)
CMX Manga (former)
One Peace Books
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Weekly Manga Action (1990–2000)
Manga Town (2000–2010)
Original run August 1990February 5, 2010
Volumes 50
Anime television series
Directed by Mitsuru Hongo (1992–1996)
Keiichi Hara (1996–2004)
Yuji Muto (2004–2011)
Studio Shin-Ei Animation
Licensed by
NA
Funimation
(2006–present, select episodes),
Vitello Productions
(1994-2003),
Phuuz Production
(2003-2005)
Network TV Asahi (1992–present)
English network
AU
Nickelodeon (1995-present)
IE
Cartoon Network, RTE2 (1999-2010)
UK
Cartoon Network (1997-2001), Jetix, Pop (2002-2009)
US
KIKU-TV (1992-2001),
Adult Swim (2006–2009)
Original run April 13, 1992 – ongoing
Episodes 874 [1]
Manga
New Crayon Shin-chan
Written by UY Team
Published by Futabasha
Magazine Manga Town
Original run August 2010 – ongoing
Volumes 4

Crayon Shin-chan (クレヨンしんちゃん Kureyon Shin-chan), also known as Shin Chan, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshito Usui. It follows the adventures of the five-year-old Shinnosuke "Shin" Nohara and his parents, baby sister, dog, neighbours, and friends and is set in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture. An anime adaptation of the series began airing on TV Asahi in 1992 and is still ongoing. The show has now been dubbed in Danish, English, Dutch, German, Greek, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, Catalan, Basque, Polish, Mandarin, Korean, Cantonese, Hindi, Hebrew, Telugu, Tamil, Tagalog, Indonesian, Malay, Khmer, Thai and Vietnamese.

Due to the death of author Usui, the manga in its current form ended on September 11, 2009, as announced in a broadcast of the anime on October 16, 2009. Although the series formally ended on February 5, 2010, it was announced on December 1, 2009 that a new manga would begin in the summer of 2010 by members of Usui's team.,[2] titled New Crayon Shin-chan (新クレヨンしんちゃん Shin Kureyon Shin-chan).

Contents

  • Basic information 1
  • Characters 2
    • Nohara family 2.1
    • Misae's family 2.2
    • Hiroshi's family 2.3
    • Futaba Kindergarten 2.4
      • Sunflower Class 2.4.1
      • Rose Class 2.4.2
      • Kindergarten staff and relatives 2.4.3
  • Media 3
    • Manga 3.1
    • Anime 3.2
      • Vitello and Phuuz dubs 3.2.1
      • Funimation dub 3.2.2
  • Shin-chan in other countries 4
    • Spain 4.1
    • Portugal 4.2
    • South Korea 4.3
    • Vietnam 4.4
    • India 4.5
    • Indonesia 4.6
    • Thailand 4.7
    • Malaysia 4.8
  • Video games 5
  • Smartphone Games 6
  • Movies 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • Further reading 10
  • External links 11

Basic information

Crayon Shin-chan first appeared in a Japanese weekly magazine called Weekly Manga Action, which is published by Futabasha. The anime Crayon Shin-chan has been on TV Asahi since April 13, 1992, and on several television networks, worldwide.

Many of the jokes in the series stem from Shin-chan's occasionally weird, unnatural and inappropriate use of language, as well as from his mischievous behavior. Consequently, non-Japanese readers and viewers may find it difficult to understand his jokes. In fact, some of them cannot be translated into other languages. In Japanese, certain set phrases almost always accompany certain actions; many of these phrases have standard responses. A typical gag involves Shin-chan confounding his parents by using the wrong phrase for the occasion; for instance, saying "Welcome back " ("おかえりなさい" "okaeri nasai") instead of a using a more suitable wording such as "I am home" ("ただいま" "Tadaima") when he comes home. Another difficulty in translating arises from the use of onomatopoeic Japanese words. In scolding Shin-chan and attempting to educate him in proper behaviour his parent or tutor may use such a phrase to indicate the correct action. Often through misinterpreting such a phrase as a different, though similar sounding phrase, or through interpreting it in one sense when another is intended, Shin-chan will embark on a course of action which, while it may be what he thinks is being requested of him, leads to bizarre acts which serve only to annoy his parents or tutors even more. This is not restricted to onomatopoeic words, since almost any word can become a source of confusion for Shin-chan, including English loanwords, such as mistaking "cool" for "pool" ("That's pool!" or "Pu-ru da zo!" ("プールだぞ!") for "That's cool!").

Some other humorous themes which are repeated in the series are of a more universal nature, such as gags based on physical comedy (such as eating snow with chopsticks) or, as a child, unexpectedly using adult speech patterns or mannerisms. But even there, many of the gags may require an understanding of Japanese culture and/or language to be fully appreciated; for example, his infamous "Mr. Elephant" impression, while being transparently obvious as a physical gag, also has a deeper resonance with contemporary Japanese culture since it refers to the popular Japanese children's song "Zou-san" (ぞうさん). Shin-chan regularly becomes besotted with pretty female characters who are much older than him, and an additional source of humor is derived from his childlike attempts at wooing these characters, such as by asking them (inappropriately, on several levels) "Do you like green peppers?" (ピーマン好き?). He continually displays a lack of tact when talking to adults, asking questions such as "How many people have you killed?" to tough-looking men or "When are you going to die?" to elderly people.

During the beginning of the series, the TV show was mostly based on the storyline in the original manga. As the show progressed, more and more episodes became anime-original. The show works under a sliding timescale where the characters have maintained their ages throughout the course of the show. Though time has passed to allow for the rise and fall of several pop culture icons, marriages, pregnancies, and births of various characters, all the characters still maintain their age at the time of their introduction. For example, if the two major births in the series are taken into account (Shinnosuke's sister and his kindergarten teacher's child), Shinnosuke would be seven years old and in second grade, but he is not.

Yoshito Usui died on September 11, 2009 after a fall at Mount Arafune. After Usui died, Futabasha originally planned to end Crayon Shin-chan in November 2009. Upon discovering new manuscripts, Futabasha decided to extend the comic's run until the March 2010 issue of the magazine, which shipped on February 5, 2010.[3]

Characters

Nohara family

Shinnosuke Nohara (野原 しんのすけ Nohara Shinnosuke)
Voiced by: Akiko Yajima
He is the main character, a kindergarten-aged boy whose antics are the basis for the series. His affectionate name by relatives is Shin-chan and by friends Shinno. He is five and loves chocolate biscuits, especially "Chocobi" and a TV superhero named "Action Kamen", but he absolutely hates green peppers. He is a very good singer and pretty good baseball and football player. Sometimes he changes the words of a song, making it very funny. He often exhibits deep affection for his friend Kazama. Some of his strange activities include dressing up (often as an animal). He also causes trouble for others and then criticizes their efforts in covering for him. In general, he is outspoken and very curious. He has little shame. There have been several instances in which his antics actually solved the problems of those around him. He also displays a surprising amount of talent at singing songs and changing their wordings. On rare occasions, he displays bouts of selfless kindness (for example, in one anime episode he saved a frog from a truck on a rainy day, getting all wet and dirty in the process and risking Misae's ire since it was his last set of clean clothes. In another episode, he gives Masao the change he has even though he knows that his mother will scold him later), but these are often immediately followed by antics that negate the goodwill others feel. There are also times when Shin Chan displays a level of maturity beyond his usual self in his concern for others, and in a few rare instances he shows that deep down he really does care for his family, although he usually behaves badly with them.
Misae Nohara (野原 みさえ Nohara Misae)
Voiced by: Miki Narahashi
The mother of the Nohara family from Kumamoto on the island of Kyūshū. She is 29 and a typical housewife of post-war Japan: she cleans, launders, cooks, sews, mothers, and lazes. While at heart a caring and nurturing individual, her positive aspects are often offset by her many shortcomings. A paragon of hypocrisy, after handing out irrevocable edicts to her husband and children, she will not hesitate to immediately break them once they are out of sight. She administers brutal physical and verbal punishment to her relatives, having little patience for their antics. Her famous and symbolic moves includes "drilling" others' head with her fists (known as "guri-guri") and a series of punches on the head, creating comically large lumps (the punches are mainly thrown by Misae, but other characters have been known to use it as well, such as Hiroshi and even Ne Ne). Her son often makes fun of her habitual constipation, as well as her fluctuating weight and small breasts. While she spends as little as possible on the less-essential needs of her husband and son, she loves to splurge on Himawari and herself, though she is noted to have instances of great generosity. She always changes her hair styles as seen it is sometimes curly and sometimes long and shattered hair. Most of her luxury purchases, however, often end up broken, misused or otherwise ruined by her children, sometimes even before she had a chance to try them. She is the source of boundless diet and savings plans, all of which fail within the first week or even first day. She is prone to immediately partake in bargain sales when she sees them, thinking she is saving the family money. She then buys extreme quantities, regardless of the practicality, which defeats the purpose. Additionally she secretly hoards money for her own personal use. She is also known to be a terrible driver. Misae also constantly checks Shin-chan's and Hiroshi's behavior around young women and punishes them accordingly (and always seems to be in the right place at the right time when it comes to the latter). She was born in Aso, Kumamoto.
Hiroshi Nohara (野原 ひろし Nohara Hiroshi)
Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara
Father of the Nohara family from Akita in Northern Japan, and its sole source of income. He met Misae at the age of 29 and after getting her pregnant with Shin, the two wed. He is a loving father to his two children, and ultimately a devoted husband. While he is the family bread-winner, he hands the reins of finance over to his wife, who maintains a totalitarian level of control on family spending. At age 35, he is a stereotypical Japanese salaryman, working eight-hour days, enduring overstuffed trains, enjoying the occasional nightlife, and giving every bit of his take home pay to his wife every month. While his relationship with his family is positive on the whole, there is an abundance of recurring conflict. He and his wife bicker on many different things, from how little he gets for spending money every month, to whose turn it is to give the baby a bath. Misae is also notorious for inflicting violence on Hiroshi whenever she gets very angry (usually when his gaze wanders to younger women). He often dreams about being a playboy while he sleeps as an escape, though this is usually interrupted by some external stimulation. He enjoys a playful relationship with his children; but sometimes they're the source of his daily woes. He loves a cold beer after work and shares Shin-chan's appreciation of TV shows with young women in skimpy clothing, often getting too excited about it for Misae's liking. He will not hesitate to save his allowance for things he wants, but can be seen spending much of it to buy his family creature comforts. A running joke is made of the pungent odor of his feet and his socks are often used as weapons by other members of the family. He was born in Omagari, Akita (a village in Daisen, Akita).
Himawari Nohara (野原 ひまわり Nohara Himawari)
Voiced by: Satomi Kōrogi
The youngest child of the Nohara family, born in 1996. A precocious and vibrant infant. While technically newborn, her character has matured and grown more intelligent during her stay in the series. She possess a palpable lust for shiny objects (jewels and precious metals) and brand-name goods, being able to discern a real jewel from a simple piece of imitation (and throwing away the latter). She emulates her mother in her utterly stubborn pursuit of handsome young men who catch her eye, not unlike her brother, who soon discovered that a way to pacify her was to put on a cutout mask of a known handsome actor. In her family, she is an icon of adoration and annoyance, causing trouble she cannot be blamed for given her infantile innocence. She can be extremely fast crawling, tiring out even Shin-chan, and often uses Shiro as a toy. Her name, which is Japanese for "sunflower", was chosen by the show's viewership and not the creator. After becoming big her friends are Nike Chan ( Nene's sister ), Nisu Chan ( Bo's sister ) and some more children.
Shiro (シロ Shiro)
Voiced by: Mari Mashiba
A white, fluffy pup Shin-chan found in a cardboard box early in the series. While a beloved member of the family, he is the subject of neglect thanks to his owner's forgetfulness and short attention-span. He is a very intelligent dog, often presenting logic and intellect that surpasses his human owners. As his meals from the Noharas are at best inconsistent, he has developed a talent for foraging, though other times he has to eat Misae's failed culinary experiments. An oddly human-like dog, he is very responsible and painstakingly careful. He takes care of his owners diligently, though often they do not realize his help or understand what he is trying to show them. His doghouse also often ends up becoming a place for Shin-chan to hide himself or something he doesn't want his family to find. He often plays protector to Himawari, more often than not sacrificing his well being in the process.

Misae's family

Yoshiji Koyama (小山 よし治 Koyama Yoshiji)
Voice: Kenichi Sakaguchi→Tomoaki Ikeda
Misae's father. Age 63. He has made appearances in several of Shin-chan's episodes. As a retired teacher, he has much higher standards of public decorum than Hiroshi's father Ginnosuke. This uptight behavior of his sometimes becomes the subject of jokes. Although he is quite stubborn (a trait that passed to his daughters) and conservative, he is actually a caring person. He is also quite childish in some occasions and argue with his wife about very minor things, this often results in him and Ginnosuke "flee" to the Noharas, causing troubles to Misae.
Hisae Koyama (小山 ひさえ Koyama Hisae)
Voice: Noriko Uemura
Misae's mother. Age 58. Her appearances in Shin-chan's episodes are usually with her husband. Like her husband, she looks down on the way Hiroshi's father behaves, but she gets along well with Ginnosuke's wife Tsuru. She always fights over little things with her husband Yoshiji.
Masae Koyama (小山 まさえ Koyama Masae )
Voice: Tomoko Miyadera
Misae's older sister. Age 35. She is single, her appearances on the show are rare. It is possible that Misae learned some of her moves from her. She shares some of the same mischievous antics as Shin-chan and Ginnosuke.
Musae Koyama (小山 まさえ Koyama Musae )
Misae's younger sister. Age 26. She is very lazy and likes to eat and sleep all the time. She dreams of becoming a photographer and her wish fulfills. She often makes a mess in the room she lives.

Hiroshi's family

Ginnosuke Nohara (野原 銀の介 Nohara Ginnosuke)
Voice: Ginzō MatsuoChō (Ep. 429 and on)
Hiroshi's father. Age 65. Like his son and his grandson, Shin-chan, he enjoys looking at and flirting with pretty young women. He also likes to do weird things with his grandson and taught him many of his habits. His appearance in the show is relatively common. He is affectionately called Gin-chan. When he visits the Noharas, he always stays for much longer than Misae would like, leading to friction between the two. He greets the family in various strange (and often embarrassing to Hiroshi and Misae) ways whenever they visit Akita, such as dressing as various movie characters. Another running gag in the series is that he suddenly appears in Kasukabe out of nowhere.
Tsuru Nohara (野原 つる Nohara Tsuru)
Voice: Chie Kitagawa
Hiroshi's mother. Age 62. Although she seems to be more mature than her husband, she actually exhibits many strange behaviours especially in front of Shin-chan and Himawari.

Futaba Kindergarten

In the Japanese anime, the school is called Futaba Kindergarten (ふたば幼稚園 Futaba Yōchien, named after the comics publisher, Futabasha).

Sunflower Class

Kasukabe Defense Organization (かすかべ防衛隊 Kasukabe Bōeitai)
An "organization" that Shin-chan and his friends created as a group in the episode "Kasukabe Defense Organization" broadcast on May 1, 1995. The purpose of this group was to promote peace in the city of Kasukabe. However, this so-called organization is little more than just a name for Shin-chan's clique and often they hardly do anything meaningful during their operations, but they ironically cause many troubles when they do "defend". Their secret base is located at the buildings stairs.
Tōru Kazama (風間 トオル Kazama Tōru)
Voiced by: Mari Mashiba
Tōru Kazama is Shin-chan's immaculately groomed and perfectly mannered friend, who usually loses his nerves and composure with Shin-chan's antics. Despite Kazama's annoyance with Shin-chan, they are actually quite closer than any of the other friends they have. A strong evidence is that when Kazama was extremely frustrated and lonely in several episodes, Shinchan was the only one who stayed with him. Of all Shin-chan's friends, he's the only one referred to by his family name (Kazama-kun). Only his mother uses his given name (Tōru-chan). He participates in extracurricular activities like English Conversation and always seems to know everything about any subject (even if it is not true), which makes him look somewhat snobbish. He plays football and baseball very well. He likes all manner of female animation and comic book characters, though he tries to hide that fact from his friends. He also has a strong attachment to his mother that hints at him having an Oedipus Complex. A recurring theme in the show is that he tries to hang out with upper class girls his age to be a part of the "elite", but runs across Shin-chan while he is in the midst of doing something strange and classless which ultimately causes the girl to lose interest in hanging out with him.


Nene Sakurada (桜田 ネネ Sakurada Nene)
Voiced by: Tamao Hayashi
Nene Sakurada (Nene-chan) is Shin-chan's female classmate and friend. She loves to play 'real omamagoto', or 'real house', in which divorces and arguments are very common and she typically forces/blackmails the boys to play with her. This is always a nuisance to Shin-chan, Bo-chan, and Kazama-kun and a nightmare to Masao as he often needs to be Nene's husband (unsuccessful salaryman) in the plot. She occasionally sees her mother go crazy or do something out of character and shrieks something literally translated to be "You're not my usual mom!". Nene styles herself as a sweet girl, but in fact she has inherited her mother's temper and is quite bossy. Like her mother, she hits a stuffed bunny to relieve her anger. Alternatively, Nene uses Masao as the lightning rod for her frustration when her bunny is not available. She considers Ai her rival. She has a sister named Nike Sakurada ( Niku Chan ). She has many pet cats whom she loves a lot. It is also hinted that she may have a crush on Shin.
Masao Sato (佐藤 マサオ Satō Masao)
Voiced by: Teiyū Ichiryūsai
Masao Sato is the smallest member of Kazukabe Defence Organization. He is known to be a scaredy cat, and a bit of a cry baby. He is also a "clean freak" bordering on Obsessive Compulsive. Even though Masao is known to be spineless, there was once when he betrayed Shin-chan over a pack of candies with the others (Bo, Nene, and Kazama, though only they feel sorry), but eventually comes back to save him after feeling guilty of what he did. His nickname is "Onigiri" due to his shaven head's resemblance to a rice ball, and there are several moments where Shin-chan accidentally mistook Masao's head for a rice ball and even tried to eat it. His friends use it as a term of endearment, while the people that bully him use it as a put-down. His hobby is to write comics. His father actually owns a supermarket from which all his friends buy material. He is copied in the cartoon show Tsurupika Hagemaru as Hagemaru.
Bo Yuksture (ボー Bo)
Voiced by: Chie Satō
Another of Shin-chan's friends, he seems slow and expressionless, but is actually quite smart and has an interest in artistic, adult-oriented things. He loves to collect various kinds of stone and investigating urban legends and various mysterious objects such as UFO's. He often surprises his friends with his insight, though he speaks quite slowly. He always has a trail of mucus running down his nose and can perform various tricks with it. He has a sister named Nisu chan.
Ai Suotome (酢乙女 あい Suotome Ai)
Voiced by: Ayako Kawasumi
Ai-chan is one of the show's newer characters. She began appearing on October 12, 1999. She is from a proper middle-class family and happened to be enrolled in to the kindergarten at Kasukabe after she threw a dart at a map of Japan and hit Kasukabe to determine where she would go next. She is always seen riding in a black limousine and with a bodyguard. She is very manipulative and purposely bends people to her will just because she can. For example, she made many boys at Futaba Kindergarten fall in love with her. However, when she tried to do the same to Shin-chan, she failed. Because of that, she fell in love with Shin-chan and being the manipulator she is, uses his weaknesses (Action Mask, Chocobi, etc.) to get him to notice her. Masao likes her very much, but Ai almost never pays attention to him. When she does pay attention to him, she makes him act as her pet. She is also a fierce rival of Nene but after they grow up they become best friends. She is not a part of the Kasukabe Defense Organization (かすかべ防衛隊) . After kindergarten she permanently shifts to Hokkaido and is hence not shown in further episodes. She comes sometimes to meet them. In the latest episode it is shown that she has a younger brother Kawaguchi Suotome.

Rose Class

The Rose Class is a class handled by Ume Matzuzaka. A recurring theme in the show is that Rose class is always in competition with Sunflower Class in activities such as Baseball, Soccer, Trekking, etc. Another recurring joke about Rose Class is that whenever they have a competition, they would always reveal a member of the class with exceptional talent in that field. However, they are still beaten most of the time in competition with Sunflower Class.

Yasuo Kawamura (河村 やすお Kawamura Yasuo, Cheetah Kawamura)
Voice: Tomoko Ōtsuka (Japanese), Trina Nishimura (English)
Yasuo is always wearing a leopard shirt and playing with his soccer ball. He has a fierce dislike of Shinnosuke and Kazama-kun and usually gets into shouting matches with the latter. He also loves to bully Masao. Even though he is confident in his athletic ability and acts as the Rose class' leader, he almost always loses to Sunflower Class by Shinnosuke's strange actions or because another student in Sunflower Class rises to the occasion. He has formed a clique with classmates Hitoshi and Terunobu.
Hitoshi Chumwinbura (ひとし Chumwinbura Hitoshi)
Voice: Fūko Shinomiya→Chisa YokoyamaNao Nagasawa
This child is a kindergarten bully and always likes to bully Masao with Terunobu.
Terunobu Usayue (てるのぶ Usayue Terunobu)
Voice: Ayako ShiraishiYuri ShiratoriFujiko Takimoto
This child is a kindergarten bully and always likes to bully Masao with Hitoshi. His dialogue usually consists of him just repeating the last thing Hitoshi says when they are bullying someone.

Kindergarten staff and relatives

Midori Ishizaka (née Yoshinaga) (石坂(よしなが) みどり Ishizaka (Yoshinaga) Midori, Miss Dori (phuuz))
Voice: Yumi TakadaHaruhi Terada
Shin-chan's teacher. Age 24. She is always in bitter rivalry with Ume Matsuzaka. However she unhesitatingly supports Matsuzaka in certain critical situations. "Yoshinaga" is her maiden name. Her last name changed to "Ishizaka" after getting married to Junichi Ishizaka on July 7, 2000. Before him, she didn't have much luck with her boyfriends, often commiserating with Matsuzaka about their lack of love life.
Junichi Ishizaka (石坂 純一 Ishizaka Jun'ichi)
Voice: Naoki Bandō
Midori's husband. Age 26. A nice, easy going man who gets along fine with Shin Chan and his friends and they in turn, like him as well. He has been portrayed as someone with a lack of confidence problem. This is true when he wanted to propose to Midori.
Ume Matsuzaka (松坂 梅 Matsuzaka Ume, Miss Ume (phuuz))
Voice: Michie Tomizawa
Arch-rival of Miss Yoshinaga, teacher of the Rose class. Age 24. Single. Likes to live stylishly in public but she actually struggles to save her money for luxuries and lives in a very cheap, dusty apartment. She dislikes her given name as she always says to Yoshinaga and others, "Don't call me Ume!". This is due to one of the meanings of "Ume", which can mean "3rd class" or "low class". Although she always says she is "tired of Futaba Kindergarten (especially Shin-chan)" and plans to move out to a better school, she never seriously intends to do it. Despite her rivalry with Midori, deep down she cares for her and helped her reconcile with her future husband. A running gag about her is that her dates are often screwed up by Shinchan in various ways, until she meets Tokurou.
Matsu Matsuzaka (まつざか 松 Matsuzaka Matsu)
Voice: Masako Katsuki
Ume's eldest sister. Age 28. Like her sister, she is also seeking for a man to form a relationship and eventually marry. Often, when news comes of Ume going on a date or participating in a matchmaking ceremony, Matsu and her other sister, Take, would interfere to win that man's affections, leading to the three sisters fighting over him and eventually ends up with the man she is interested in escaping from the sisters. A similar situation transpired when Ume started dating Tokurou.
Take Matsuzaka (まつざか 竹 Matsuzaka Take)
Voice: Kei Hayami
Ume's second eldest sister. Age 26. She often appears alongside her elder sister, Matsu, to fight over Ume's new boyfriend. In contrast to Matsu's traditional Japanese-style attire, Take is often prone to Western gaudiness.
Tokurou Gyouda (行田 徳郎 Gyōda Tokurō)
Voice: Kazuhiko Inoue
Ume Matsuzaka's boyfriend. Worked as a chiropractor and archeologist. Age 28. He is very enthusiastic about any type of bones ranging from ordinary chicken bones to exotic dinosaur bones. He and Ume met when she broke her leg and was admitted at the hospital he worked. However he died in an explosion in South Africa that he joined with his professor.
Masumi Ageo (上尾 ますみ Ageo Masumi)
Voice: Kotono Mitsuishi
Teacher who handles the Tulip class. Age 23. She first appeared on July 10, 1998 as a new teacher. She seems to be nervous of everything and experiences panic attacks when facing a large group of kids (which is an everyday scenario of a kindergarten teacher). However, when Shin-chan takes off her glasses, her vision becomes blurred and a personality change takes place; she becomes very aggressive and fearless as shown in her first appearance episode "The New Teacher Acts Weird" (新しい先生は変わってるゾ Atarashii Sensei wa Kawatteru zo). Her condition is somewhat similar to Launch from the Dragon Ball series. She has a fixation with Kuroiso, but the motivation behind it changes between the manga and the anime from one of admiration to one of romance.
Shiizou Atsukuru (熱繰 椎造 Atsukuru Shiizō)
Voice: Kazunari Tanaka
Newest Futaba Kindergarten staff member. Age 22. He first appeared in an episode aired on August 26, 2005. He can literally be on fire at his own discretion, which is his key personality trait in the show. His name is a reflection of this as it is wordplay on the expression "atsukurushii zo!" (暑苦しいぞ!), which means "It's sweltering!". He is a teacher in training for the Sunflower Class. At first, many of the students were taken aback and annoyed at his passionate way of teaching things but they grew to love him in the end.
Bunta Takakura (高倉 文太 Takakura Bunta, Principal Enzo (phuuz), Gang Leader Sir (Hungama))
Voice: Rokurō Naya (1992-2014) → Junpei Morita (2015-)
The principal of Futaba Kindergarten, he's often referred to as "Enchō" (園長), which means "Kindergarten/Nursery School Principal." His Yakuza-like appearance is often misunderstood by the people in the neighborhood and even within the students of the kindergarten in some occasions, which often acts as a recurring joke in the series (often worsened by Shin-chan by calling him "Kumichō" (組長 Godfather)). Actually he has a tender heart and good attitude. He masqueraded as a superhero called Enchoman but Shin-chan easily found out his true identity. He is shown to like women's wrestling in one episode. In one episode, he mentions that his father is Peruvian and his mother was a Gypsy, which explains his dark complexion and strange accent.
His name is based on actors Bunta Sugawara and Ken Takakura, both famous for their Yakuza roles in movies. Sugawara, Takakura, and Rokuro Naya (Encho's voice actor) all died within the same month in November 2014.
Bikusu Takakura (高倉夫人 Takakura-fujin)
Voice: Roko Takizawa
She is Takakura's wife and the Futaba Kindergarten Vice Principal. Her character inexplicably disappeared after the first full-length movie, Action Mask vs. Leotard Devil (アクション仮面vsハイグレ魔王)

Media

Manga

ComicsOne has translated ten volumes of Crayon Shin-chan into English and released it in the United States. Occasional pop culture references familiar to Americans, such as Pokémon and Britney Spears, who has been known to be a fan of the series herself, were added to increase the appeal to American audiences. The manga is mirrored from its original to read from left to right.[4] Starting with the sixth volume, many of the names were changed to the ones used in the Phuuz English version of the anime, even though the dub never aired in North America. This translation is rated Teen.

Since then, American publisher DrMaster took over the licenses of several manga series, including Crayon Shin-chan, from ComicsOne. No new volumes of Crayon Shin-chan were released under the DrMaster imprint.

On July 28, 2007, DC Comics' manga division CMX announced the acquisition of the Crayon Shin-chan manga. The CMX version is rated Mature instead of Teen from ComicsOne, because of nudity, sexual humor, and bad language. The first volume was released on February 27, 2008, with uncensored art, and the style of jokes that frequent the Adult Swim dub with some throw backs to the original version, such as his original greeting. However, volume 10 omitted a gag which was in the ComicsOne version.

On April 11, 2012, One Peace Books announced their release of the manga in an omnibus format.[5] The three omnibus volumes were released simultaneously on October 15, 2012. The One Peace Books version retained the CMX version for the first 11 Japanese volumes. Volume 4 was released on November 13, 2013 and included the Japanese volume 12, which was never released in English.

The Crayon Shin-chan manga spin-off, Action Mask, is currently available as read-only/print-only subscription from Crunchyroll and Futabasha.[6]

Anime

An English subtitled version of Crayon Shin-chan ran on KIKU in Hawaii until December 2001.[61] The episodes were translated by Karlton Tomomitsu.[62]

Vitello and Phuuz dubs

The anime was first dubbed into English by Vitello Productions in Burbank, California in 1994. It ran on Fox Kids in the United Kingdom, and on RTÉ Two in the Republic of Ireland. The dub is of American origin, with veteran voice actors such as Kath Soucie, Russi Taylor, Grey DeLisle, Pat Fraley, Eric Loomis and Anndi McAfee playing the characters. Soucie voiced Shin and Misae. Despite the American origin, this dub was never licensed in North America. Many characters had their names changed, and nude scenes were edited to remove any signs of indecent exposure. Most adult jokes were re-made into family-friendly jokes, and the profanity was edited out. However, the frequent appearance of Shinnosuke's naked buttocks, as well as humor relating to breast-size and sexual themes, remained in the finished product. Some episodes that displayed adult material and mature content were not dubbed at all.

In 2003, Phuuz Entertainment continued where Vitello left off. Their episodes featured a new cast of voice artists (Diane Michelle, Julie Maddalena, Peter Doyle). The Phuuz dub was pitched to Adult Swim, but was rejected, as Cartoon Network felt that it was better suited to a younger audience.

RTÉ Two has not shown the series since 2003, and on Jetix, the series was eventually relegated to shorts in-between programs, with more edits.

Funimation dub

Funimation Entertainment acquired the Shin-chan US license in 2005.[63] As per all international licenses for the series, TV Asahi remained a licensing partner for North America. The second dub received a month-long test run on Adult Swim. During this time, only the first six dubbed episodes were aired, which aired from August 19 to September 9, 2006. Season 1 returned to Adult Swim on April 9, 2007, at a 12:30 am EDT time-slot.[64]

Funimation's version features a Texas-based cast of voice actors, and English scripts written by television writers Jared Hedges, Joel Bergen, Alex Muniz, and a few part-time writers. Comic and television writers Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer also contributed to the early scripts (episodes 1-6 and 8, 10, 11 and 14) for polish/punch-up. The dub is directed by Zach Bolton, and for episodes 10-11 Laura Bailey.

Funimation's dub takes many liberties with the source material. Episodes of the series were produced out of their original order. As a result, characters such as Ai are introduced much earlier than in the series' original Japanese run. Many sexual references, dark humor, and references to current popular American culture were added. The popular culture references makes the series appear to be set in the "present day" (2006), rather than in 1992 (the year the series was first broadcast in Japan). For example, in one scene, Ai and Penny argue over which one of them is Jessica Simpson (whose first album was not released until 1999) and which one is Ashlee Simpson (whose first album was not released until 2004), which is very different from the original Japanese script that dealt with many social issues within Japan at the time. At least two episodes reference Rudy Giuliani and his unsuccessful bid for President.

New, previously non-existent backstories were created, as well as significantly different personalities for the characters. For instance, Penny Milfer's unseen father was suggested to be physically abusive toward both his wife and daughter, and this was used as a source of black humor. Principal Enchou was rewrittten as a half Romani, half Peruvian man with a complicated prior life that includes a stint as a magician, in which he accidentally injured scores of audience members. Miss Polly, Shinnosuke's teacher, was rewritten as a kinky nymphomaniac, while Shin's schoolmate Georgie (Kazama in Japanese) was portrayed as an absurdly hawkish conservative.

Most episodes of the Funimation dub have received a rating of TV-14, for its relatively strong suggestive dialogue (D) and coarse language (L). However, some episodes are rated TV-MA for more offensive language, stronger sexual dialogue, and objectionable humor/content deemed too strong for a TV-14 rating. Outlines of the episodes used by Funimation can be found online.[65]

Prior to August 1, 2009, Funimation episodes were streamed online weekly at Adult Swim's free broadband service, Adult Swim Video. Also, the tenth episode that was dubbed was once available at AdultSwim.com for free as an interactive video. In addition to watching the episode, one could view video commentary, booth recordings, script comparisons, bios, show artwork, and other special features. This feature has since been removed from the website.

The first thirteen episodes were released on DVD May 13, 2008, by Funimation Home Entertainment. Season 2 began airing on Adult Swim on April 12, 2008. While initially airing at 1:30-2:00 am ET/PT, it was later moved to 11:00-11:30 pm ET/PT. However, this only lasted for two weeks, after which the show was pushed back to the midnight slot on August 9, 2008. After the September 8th airing, the show was removed from the broadcast schedule with six episodes of the season remaining, which were still shown on Adult Swim Video as online exclusives. As of November 8, 2008, reruns of the program aired on Sunday nights at 2:30 am ET/PT, but was later pushed to 2am on January 18, 2009.

According to the Adult Swim message board, Adult Swim no longer has the broadcast rights to the show as of August 1, 2009, with the episodes no longer viewable on Adult Swim Video, and the show's subforum on the Adult Swim message board has been removed. A small selection of episodes can still be viewed for free on Funimation's Video site.[66]

In the spring of 2011, Funimation announced that new episodes of the dub would resume that July with a DVD release.[67] The first of the season 3 episodes debuted on the Hulu website on May 27, 2011,[68] to be followed by the Season 3 Part 1 DVD release, which was released on July 26, 2011[69] and Season 3 Part 2 DVD, which was released on September 27, 2011.[70] Seasons 1 and 2 are available for streaming on Hulu. Netflix streamed the series on April 6, 2011, and removed it on November 13, 2012.

Season 3 culminated in the official finale, effectively ending the Funimation series.

Shin-chan in other countries

Crayon Shin-chan is also very popular in many other countries, especially East Asian countries where many of the jokes can be translated.

Spain

Shin-chan found a devoted following in Spain since 2001 it appeared on TV3. The show was also later broadcast on Cartoon Network, Antena 3 and several other channels in five different languages/varieties: Basque, Catalan, Valencian, Galician, and Spanish. The show is completely uncensored. Additionally, many food products use Shin Chan on the product packaging. It has proved so successful that several Shin-chan movies have been a theatrical released nationally.

Despite its success, some TV channels have had to move the show to night programming or drop it completely after complaints by parents associations who claimed Shin-chan was not appropriate for children. Yoshito Usui visited Barcelona in 2004 in order to promote the Spanish release of the manga, when the show was already airing on Catalonia's public television channel TV3. Usui was so impressed by Shin-chan's popularity he decided to thank his Spanish followers by making an episode that takes place in Barcelona.[71]

Spain is the only country outside Japan where a Game Boy Advance game based in the character was released (in 2005 by publisher Atari), with a sequel which was expected to follow in Q3 2006.

Portugal

The series first aired on SIC in 2006 with the Vitello dub. The uncensored version arrived to Portugal by hands of Luk Internacional on Animax in October 2009 and continued airing on the channel until its closure in 2011.

The Animax dub resurfaced on Biggs in June 2013, this time premiering the episodes in packages of 26. The first 26 episodes premiered on that month, followed by another 26 episodes in 2014. A third lot of episodes premiered in March 2015. The show airs throughout the week between 21:30 and 22:30 and also on weekends in late afternoon slots. Special episodes are not shown.

South Korea

In South Korea, the show and comics, titled 짱구는 못말려 (Jjanggu the Unhelpable), are also tremendously popular. Shin-chan's name is changed into "Shin Jjanggu" (신짱구), which is coined by his original Japanese name and the Korean word "jjanggu" (짱구) for "protruding forehead." In Korea, the animated version is severely censored compared to the original Japanese version.

Most South Koreans consider it a kids' cartoon, since many toys and website games there center around 짱구 and is represented as an icon for childish fun there. Scenes revealing Shin-Chan's genitals are mostly censored, with the exception of a few scenes in which exposure is inevitable, and only a few scenes with his buttocks shown remain. Some episodes explicitly displaying adult material are censored, and all mature-themed jokes in the original Japanese version are dubbed into rated-G jokes in Korean to make the series more suitable for children, who were considered the main audience for the show in Korea.[72] However, the comic book version is mostly uncensored, labeled as "for 19 or above." Now, the new versions of Crayon Shin Chan in Korea are for ages 12 and up.

Vietnam

In Vietnam, the series' first 6 books were released in July and August 2006. However, "Crayon Shin-chan" received bad reactions from Vietnamese media due to impertinent and sexual content.[73] Even VTV criticized the series on its main news program. Due to intense public pressure, Kim Dong publisher stopped releasing the series.[74] In December 2011, Kim Dong re-published the series with careful editing and age restriction.[75]

India

Shinchan was first broadcast (or simply aired) on Hungama TV on June 19, 2006, dubbed in Hindi. It has also been dubbed in Tamil and Telugu. Local English dubs are also available for new episodes. The songs that Shin Chan sings were changed into parodies of popular Bollywood hits.

Due to controversy over the behavior, style and attitude towards elders exhibited in the show, the Parents and Teachers Association complained about it claiming that Shin Chan is a bad role model for kids.[76] The show was banned in October 2008 by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India) on account of heavy nudity & profanity.[77] Before the ban, the Hindi version of Shin-chan gained up to 50-60% market share.[78][79] After many requests from the fans, the Censor boards re-examined and heavily edited the nude scenes and profanity and restarted broadcasting on 27 March 2009. All the mature theme jokes were translated into childish ones. The alcohol his father consumes was edited and called as "juice". Even in certain cases, they have cut segments when Nene's mother punches and kicks a rabbit. Moreover, they have also cut some segments, where Action Kamen does something on-screen on Shinchan's TV, and Shin Chan does the same in reality. Also, scenes where Shin Chan does the Zou-san (Mr. Elephant) dance or Ketsudake (butt-only) alien dance have been deleted.

Shin Chan films are also aired in India on Hungama TV:

Shin Chan is considered to be a very popular anime show on Hungama TV by many people.

Indonesia

In Indonesia, the first publisher of Crayon-Shin-chan is PT Indorestu Pacific in 2000.[80] Later, Elex Media Komputindo reprint and publish it again in 2012.[81] Indonesian dubbed version of Crayon Shin-chan was broadcasting by RCTI.

Thailand

In Thailand, the publisher of Crayon-Shin-chan "เครยอนชินจัง" is NED (former's TNG), Thai dubbed version of Crayon Shin-chan was broadcasting by ThaiTV3 (Bec). Thai manga version has more episode than Japanese version/ per book (such as Thai comic #21 = Japanese comic #30)

Malaysia

In Malaysia, Shin-chan's comic is titled as "Dik Cerdas", which roughly means "brilliant kid" or "active kid". Shin-chan's voice in the Malay language version of the anime is voiced by a 15-year-old. Like in South Korea, pictures revealing Shin-Chan's genitals were all censored by cutting the scenes. Mandarin versions that also shown in Malaysia however, are not as heavily censored.[82]

Crayon Shin-Chan related merchandises are sold here especially for apparels. There has been a long history on the production of Shin-chan T-shirts, Polo Tees, Pants, socks and other apparel products. The current license of Crayon Shin-chan apparels is held under Multiple Premium Sdn. Bhd. (938039-v). A popular exclusive Crayon Shin-chan boutique is located at Sungai Wang Plaza, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

Video games

Many of the video games were only released in Japan, but there were others released in Korea and Spain.

  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora to Shiro ha Otomodachi Dayo (Game Boy, released on April 9, 1993)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Arashi wo Yobu Enji (Super Famicom/Mega Drive, released on July 30, 1993 (SFC)/March 11, 1994 (MD))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora to Poi Poi (Famicom, released on August 27, 1993)
  • Quiz Crayon Shin Chan (Arcade, released in August 1993)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan 2: Ora to Wanpaku Gokko Dazo (Game Boy, released on October 22, 1993)
  • Crayon Shin Chan Orato Asobo (Arcade, released in December 1993)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan 3: Ora no Gokigen Athletic (Game Boy, released on March 26, 1994)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan 2: Dai Maou no Gyakushu (Super Famicom, released on May 26, 1994)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan 4: Ora no Itazura Dai Henshin (Game Boy, released on August 26, 1994)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Taiketsu! Quantum Panic!! (Game Gear, released on February 24, 1995)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Puzzle Daimaou no Nazo (3DO, released on March 10, 1995)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Osagusu Dobon (Super Famicom, released on September 27, 1996)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora no Gokiken Collection (Game Boy, released on December 20, 1996)
  • Jjanggu the Unhelpable 3 (Korea)(Nuon, released in 2000 (Korea))
  • Kids Station: Crayon Shin-Chan (PlayStation, released on November 29, 2001)
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Arashi no Yobu Adventures in Cinemaland!/Shinchan: Aventuras en Cineland (Spain)(Game Boy Advance, released on April 16, 2004/2005 (Spain))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Densetsu o Yobu Omake no To Shukkugaan!/Shinchan: Contra Los Muñecos De Shock Gahn (Spain)(Game Boy Advance, released on March 23, 2006/January 17, 2007 (Spain))
  • Crayon Shin-chan: Saikyou Kazoku Kasukabe King Wii/Shinchan: Las Nuevas Aventuras para Wii (Spain)(Wii, released on December 2, 2006/April 25, 2008 (Spain))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan DS: Arashi wo Yobu Nutte Crayoon Daisakusen!/!Shin Chan: Flipa en colores! (Spain)/Jjanggu the Unhelpable DS: Alssongdalssong Keuleyong Daejagjeon (Korea)(Nintendo DS, released on March 21, 2007/November 16, 2007 (Spain)/April 5, 2008 (Korea))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Arashi o Yobu Cinema Land/Shin Chan: Aventuras de Cine! (Spain)/? (Korea)(Nintendo DS, released on March 20, 2008/November 28, 2008 (Spain)/September 15, 2009 (Korea))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Arashi o Yobu - Nendororon Daihenshin/Shin Chan Contra Los Plastas! (Spain)/? (Korea)(Nintendo DS, released on March 19, 2009/December 3, 2009 (Spain)/December 3, 2010 (Korea))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan: Obaka Daininden - Susume! Kasukabe Ninja Tai!/? (Korea)(Nintendo DS, released on March 18, 2010/October 19, 2012 (Korea))
  • Crayon Shin-Chan Shokkugan! Densetsu o Yobu Omake Daiketsusen!!/? (Korea)(Nintendo DS, released on December 2, 2010/October 27, 2011 (Korea))
  • Crayon Shin-chan: Uchu de Achoo!? Yujo no Obakarate (Nintendo 3DS, released on December 1, 2011)
  • Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi wo Yobu Kasukabe Eiga Stars! (Nintendo 3DS, released on April 10, 2014)

Smartphone Games

  • The official Crayon Shin-chan game, titled Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called! Flaming Kasukabe Runner! (クレヨンしんちゃん:嵐を呼ぶ!炎のカスカベランナー, Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi wo yobu! Honō no kasukabe rannā) is available on both Android[83] and iOS[84] platforms. It is made by Bushiroad.[85]
  • The official smartphone game, titled Crayon Shin-chan: Sky Fly! Kasukabe Adventure! (クレヨンしんちゃん〜空飛ぶ!カスカベ大冒険〜, Kureyon Shinchan 〜Soratobu! Kasukabe Daibōken〜) is made by Asakusa Games, in association with Futabasha.[86] It is available on both Android[87] and iOS[88] platforms.
  • The official Crayon Shin-chan smartphone game, titled Crayon Shin-chan: UFO Panic! Run Kasukabe Guards!! (クレヨンしんちゃん UFOパニック!走れカスカベ防衛隊!!,Kureyon Shinchan UFO panikku! Hashire Kasukabe Boueitai!!) is made by Nexon Games Japan.[89] It is available on both Android[90] and iOS[91] platforms.
  • The official Crayon Shin-chan game, titled Crayon Shin-chan: Dreaming! Kasukabe Large Battle! (クレヨンしんちゃん 夢みる!カスカベ大合戦, Kureyon Shinchan Yumemiru! Kasukabe Daigassen) is available on both Android[92] and iOS[93] platforms. It is made by Nexon Games Japan.[94]

Movies

1. July 24, 1993: Crayon Shin-chan: Action Kamen vs Leotard Devil" (クレヨンしんちゃん アクション仮面対ハイグレ魔王 Kureyon Shinchan: Akushon Kamen tai Haigure Maō)

    • Theme Song: "Boku wa Eien no Okosama" (僕は永遠のお子様, "I am an Eternal Child")
    • Lyricist: Shizuru Ohtaka / Composer: Osamu Masaki / Arranger: Yuzo Hayashi / Singer: Mew (Miyuki Kajitani)

2. April 23, 1994: Crayon Shin-chan: The Secret Treasure of Buri Buri Kingdom (クレヨンしんちゃん ブリブリ王国の秘宝 Kureyon Shinchan: Buriburi Ōkoku no Hihō)

    • Theme Song: "Yakusoku See You!" (約束See You!, "Promise to See You!")
    • Lyricist: AIKO / Composer: Akira Shirakawa / Arranger: Mari Konishi / Singer: Kyoko Kishi

3. April 15, 1995: Crayon Shin-chan: Unkokusai's Ambition (クレヨンしんちゃん 雲黒斎の野望 Kureyon Shinchan: Unkokusai no Yabō)

    • Theme Song: "Tasuketekesuta" (たすけてケスタ, "Help Me Kesuta")
    • Lyricist: Nozomi Inoue / Composer: Yasuo Kosugi / Arranger: Yuzo Hayashi / Singer: Sachiko Sugimoto

4. April 13, 1996: Crayon Shin-chan: Adventure in Henderland (クレヨンしんちゃん ヘンダーランドの大冒険 Kureyon Shinchan: Hendārando no Daibōken)

5. April 19, 1997: Crayon Shin-chan: Pursuit of the Balls of Darkness (クレヨンしんちゃん 暗黒タマタマ大追跡 Kureyon Shinchan: Ankoku Tamatama Daitsuiseki)

    • Special Guest Star: Tamao Nakamura
    • Theme Song: "Himawari no Ie" ("Himawari's House")
    • Lyricist/Composer/Arranger/Singer: Kazuo Zaitsu

6. April 18, 1998: Crayon Shin-chan: Blitzkrieg! Pig's Hoof's Secret Mission (クレヨンしんちゃん 電撃!ブタのヒヅメ大作戦 Kureyon Shinchan: Dengeki! Buta no Hizume Daisakusen)

    • Special Guest Star: IZAM
    • Theme Song: "PURENESS"
    • Lyricists: IZAM, SAKA Chan / Composers: KUZUKI, SHAZNA / Arrangers: Nobuhiko Sato, Kazuhisa Yamaguchi, SHAZNA / Singers: SHAZNA

7. April 17, 1999: Crayon Shin-chan: Explosion! The Hot Spring's Feel Good Final Battle/Kureshin Paradise! Made in Saitama (クレヨンしんちゃん 爆発!温泉わくわく大決戦/クレしんパラダイス!メイド・イン・埼玉 Kureyon Shinchan: Bakuhatsu! Onsen Wakuwaku Daikessen/Kureshin Paradaisu! Meido In Saitama)

    • Theme Song: "Ii Yu da na" (いい湯だな, "And a Good Bath")
    • Lyricist: Rokusuke Ei / Composer: Taku Izumi / Arranger: Mumon Toyama / Singers: The Nohara Family & Onsen Wakuwaku '99

8. April 22, 2000: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called The Jungle (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶジャングル Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu Janguru)

    • Theme Song: "Sayonara Arigatō" (さよならありがとう, "Goodbye Thank You")
    • Lyricist: Takashi Matsumoto / Composer: Toshiaki Matsumoto / Arranger: Motoyoshi Iwasaki / Singer: Sachiko Kobayashi (Chorus: Otowa Yurikago-kai)

9. April 21, 2001: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Adult Empire Strikes Back (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ モーレツ!オトナ帝国の逆襲 Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu: Mōretsu! Otona Teikoku no Gyakushū)

    • Theme Song: "Genki de Ite ne" (元気でいてね, "In Good Spirits")
    • Lyricist: Mitsuko Shiramine / Composer/Arranger: Motoyoshi Iwasaki / Singer: Sachiko Kobayashi

10. April 20, 2002: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Battle of the Warring States (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ アッパレ!戦国大合戦 Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu: Appare! Sengoku Daikassen)

    • Theme Song: "Nichū no Fantajī ~Taiiku o Yasumu Onnanokohen~" (二中のファンタジー~体育を休む女の子編~, "In Two Fantasies ~Girls Taking a Break During Phys. Ed.~")
    • Lyricist/Composer/Singer: Dance☆Man

11. April 19, 2003: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: Yakiniku Road of Honor (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ 栄光のヤキニクロード Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu: Eikō no Yakuniku Rōdo)

12. April 17, 2004: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Kasukabe Boys of the Evening Sun (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ!夕陽のカスカベボーイズ Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu! Yūhi no Kasukabe Bōizu)

    • Theme Song: "Maru Ageyou" (○(マル)あげよう, "Let Me Circle")
    • Lyricists: Teruyoshi Uchimura with Boon Companions and Emi Makiho / Composer/Arranger: Yasumasa Sato / Singers: NO PLAN

13. April 16, 2005: Crayon Shin-chan: The Legend Called Buri Buri 3 Minutes Charge (クレヨンしんちゃん 伝説を呼ぶブリブリ 3分ポッキリ大進撃 Kureyon Shinchan: Densetsu o Yobu Buriburi: Sanpun Bokkiri Daishingeki)

    • Special Guest Star: The Guitar Samurai (Yoku Hata)
    • Theme Song: "CraYon Beats"
    • Lyricist/Singer: AI / Composers: AI, Kenji Hino, DJ YUTAKA (813) / Arrangers: Kenji Hino, DJ YUTAKA (813)

14. April 15, 2006: Crayon Shin-chan: The Legend Called: Dance! Amigo! (クレヨンしんちゃん 伝説を呼ぶ 踊れ!アミーゴ! Kureyon Shinchan: Densetsu o Yobu: Odore! Amīgo!)

    • Special Guest Star: Koriki Choshu
    • Theme Song: "GO WAY!!"
    • Lyricist/Singer: Kumi Koda / Composer/Arranger: Hiroshi Komatsu

15. April 21, 2007: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Singing Buttocks Bomb (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ 歌うケツだけ爆弾! Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu: Utau Ketsudake Bakudan!)

    • Theme Song: "Cry Baby"
    • Lyricist: Naoki Takada / Composers: Naoki Takada and Shintaro "Growth" Izutsu / Arranger: Shintaro "Growth" Izutsu / Singer: SEAMO

16. April 19, 2008: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Hero of Kinpoko (クレヨンしんちゃん ちょー嵐を呼ぶ 金矛の勇者 Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu: Kinpoko no Yūsha)

    • Special Guest Star: Yoshio Kojima
    • Theme Song: "Ninkimono de Ikou!" (人気者で行こう!, "Let's go as a popular person!")
    • Singer: DJ Ozma

17. April 18, 2009: Crayon Shin-chan: Roar! Kasukabe Animal Kingdom (クレヨンしんちゃん オタケベ!カスカベ野生王国 Kureyon Shinchan: Otakebe! Kasukabe Yasei Ōkoku)

    • Special Guest Star: Jero
    • Theme Song: "Yanchamichi" (やんちゃ道, "Naughty Way")
    • Singer: Jero

18. April 17, 2010: Crayon Shin-chan: Super-Dimension! The Storm Called My Bride (クレヨンしんちゃん 超時空!嵐を呼ぶオラの花嫁 Kureyon Shinchan: Chōjikū! Arashi o Yobu Ora no Hanayome)

    • Theme Song: "Omedetō" (オメデトウ, "Congratulations")
    • Singer: mihimaru GT

19. April 16, 2011: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: Operation Golden Spy (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ黄金のスパイ大作戦 Kureyon Shinchan Arashi o Yobu Ōgon no Supai Daisakusen)

    • Theme Song: "Yellow Pansy Street" (イエローパンジーストリート Ierō Panjī Sutorīto)
    • Singer: Kanjani Eight

20. April 14, 2012: Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called!: Me and the Space Princess (クレヨンしんちゃん 嵐を呼ぶ!オラと宇宙のプリンセス Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o Yobu! Ora to Uchū no Princess)

21. April 20, 2013 Crayon Shin-chan: Very Tasty! B-class Gourmet Survival!! (クレヨンしんちゃん バカうまっ! B級グルメサバイバル!! Kureyon Shinchan: Bakauma! B-kyuu gurume sabaibaru!!)

22. April 19, 2014 Crayon Shin-chan: Serious Battle! Robot Dad Strikes Back (クレヨンしんちゃん: ガチンコ!逆襲のロボ とーちゃん Kureyon shinchan: Gachinko! Gyakushu no ROBO to-chan)

23. April 18, 2015 Crayon Shin-Chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack! (クレヨンしんちゃん: オラの引っ越し物語 サボテン大襲撃! Kureyon shinchan: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari Saboten Dai Shūgeki!)

    • Theme Song: OLA
    • Singer/Band: Yuzu

There have been other specials in which feature-length movies were broadcast on television rather than in theaters.

The special crossover episode Kamen Rider Den-O + Shin-O aired in 2007 to promote the Kamen Rider Den-O movie. A second special series was aired in April 2012 featuring Shin-chan and Kamen Rider Fourze to not only promote Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called!: Me and the Space Princess, but also Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Super Hero Taisen.

See also

References

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Further reading

  • Gifford, Kevin (February 2008). "Crayon Shin-Chan Vol. 1". Newtype USA 7 (2): p. 104.   Category:CS1 maint: Extra text)
  • Grigsby, Mary (1999). "The social production of gender as reflected in two Japanese culture industry products:  
  • Smith, David F. (May 19, 2008). "Shin Chan: Season One - Part One DVD Review". IGN. pp. 1–2. Retrieved April 30, 2012. 
  • Sternenberg, Melissa (June 9, 2006). "Crayon Shin-chan Movie 9: The Adult Empire Strikes Back". T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews. Retrieved April 30, 2012. 
  • Surat, Daryl (January 1, 2011). "Crayon Shin-chan: The Adult Empire Strikes Back". Otaku USA. Sovereign Media. Retrieved April 30, 2012. 

External links

  • websiteCrayon Shin-chanOfficial Futabasha (Japanese)
  • websiteCrayon Shin-chanOfficial TV Asahi (Japanese)
  • websiteCrayon Shin-chanOfficial Bandai Visual (Japanese)
  • movie websiteCrayon Shin-chanOfficial (Japanese)
  • websiteShin ChanOfficial FUNimation
  • websiteCrayon ShinChanOfficial ComicsOne (Archive)
  • Crayon Shin-chan (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
  • Crayon Shin-chan (anime) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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