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Series Information

Monkey (Cover of the Godiego Album

Name: Monkey
Japanese: 西遊記/ Saiyuuki
Alternative Names: Monkey Magic
Broadcast year: 1980
Language: Japanese, English, Spanish
Broadcast Network: NTV, BBC
Genre: Wuxia, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Related Series: Journey to the West (All)
Country: Japan
Episodes: 52

Information

Saiyūki (西遊記), also known by its British title Monkey, is a Japanese television drama based on the classic sixteenth century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en. Filmed in north-west China and Inner Mongolia, the show was produced by Nippon Television (NTV) and International Television Films in association with NHK, and broadcast from 1978 to 1980 on Nippon Television.

Cast and Production Credits

The Cast

Character Original Name Actor Voice Actor (E)
Tripitaka Xuanzang Masako Natsume Maria Warburg
Monkey Sun Wukong Masaaki Sakai David Collings
Pigsy Zhu Bajie Toshiyuki Nishida/Tonpei Hidari Peter Woodthorpe
Sandy Sha Wujing Shiro Kishibe Gareth Armstrong
Horse Bai Long Ma Shunji Fujimura Andrew Sachs

Production Credits

Original Author: Wu Cheng'en
Screenwriters: Motomu Furuta, Hiroichi Fuse, Hirokazu Fuse, James Miki, Moto Nagai, Yooichi Onaka, Mamoru Sasaki, Eizaburo Shiba, Yu Tagami, Kei Tasaka, Mutsuo Yamashita
Directed by: Toshi Aoki, Jun Fukuda, Kazuo Ikehiro, Yusuke Watanabe, Daisuke Yamazaki
Opening Theme: Monkey Magic by Godiego
Ending Theme: Ghandara by Godiego (Season 1),
"Holy and Bright" by Godiego (Season 2)


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