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Kokoro Kikuchi Debuts as Chibi Maruko-chan Anime's Lead on April 21



Kokoro Kikuchi Debuts as Chibi Maruko-chan Anime’s Lead Function on April 21

The official web site for the Chibi Maruko-chan tv anime introduced on Friday that voice actress Kokoro Kikuchi (Boruto‘s Sarada) would be the new voice for the anime’s titular character Maruko, with the primary episode that includes her debut premiering on April 21.

Picture through Comedian Natalie

TARAKO, the voice of Maruko for 34 years because the present premiered on January 7, 1990, died on March 4. The final new episode that includes her voice aired as a one-hour particular on March 24. The present has been rerunning earlier episodes since March 10, except TARAKO‘s last episode.

Chibi Maruko-chan relies on late manga creator Momoko Sakura‘s manga of the identical title. The comedy manga, which follows the on a regular basis lifetime of a third-grade schoolgirl, has about 32.5 million copies in print. The anime is nearly constantly the #3 rated tv anime sequence after Sazae-san and Detective Conan. (Chibi Maruko-chan airs on Fuji TV on Sundays at 6:00 p.m., earlier than Sazae-san at 6:30 p.m.) The primary anime sequence ran from 1990 to 1992, and the continuing second sequence premiered in 1995. Chibi Maruko-chan aired its 1,five hundredth episode in Could 2022.

Sources: Chibi Maruko-chan anime’s web site, Comedian Natalie