It will be finished as soon as possible. We're working as fast as we can, sheesh!
Kappa no Sanpei: Yōkai Dai-Sakusen (河童の三平 妖怪大作戦, Sanpei the Kappa: The Great Yōkai Battle Plan) is a live-action television show, or TV drama as they are called in Japan, based on Shigeru Mizuki's manga series "Kappa no Sanpei". It ran from October 4, 1968 to March 28, 1969 and was shot in black and white.
- Yoshinobu Kaneko as Sanpei Kawahara
- Fuyukichi Maki as Rokubei
- Yachie Matsui as Kanko
- Kenji Ushi as Itachi-Otoko
- Junko Yamabe as Yoshie Kawahara
- Saburō Ukita as Elder Kappa
- Toyoko Takechi as Sunakake-Babaa
- Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Narrator
The seventh episode of the series was given a theatrical release December 19, 1968.
|Kawahara Family||Sanpei Kawahara • Tōbei Kawahara • Jūrō Kawahara • Yoshie Kawahara|
|Kappa Country||Kappa • Kappa Elder • Rokubei|
|Others||Tanuki • Shinigami • The Kobito • Hanako • Karasu-chan • Itachi-Otoko • Chiho • Ikkaku-Oni|
|Manga||Rental manga (1961-1962) • Bokura (1966) • Shonen Sunday (1968-1969) • Poplar Publishing (1982) • The Dream Ham Factory (1990) • Learning Magazines (1993-1994) The House Diety (2013)|
|Adaptations||Kappa no Sanpei: Yōkai Dai-Sakusen (TV drama) • Kappa no Sanpei (anime film)|