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Kum-Kum
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わんぱく大昔クムクム
(Wanpaku Omukashi Kumu Kumu)
Manga
Written by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Demographic Kodomo
Anime television series
Directed by Rintaro
Produced byTatsuo Shibayama
Written byIsao Okishima
Keisuke Fujikawa
Music byMasahiro Uno
Studio Sōeisha
Original network TBS
English network
Original run 3 October 1975 26 March 1976
Episodes26
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Kum-Kum (わんぱく大昔クムクム, Wanpaku Omukashi Kumu Kumu, "Naughty Ancient Kumukumu") is a Japanese animated television series, consisting of 26 episodes. The plot and characters were created by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, and it was directed by Rintaro and first broadcast on TBS between 3 October 1975 and 26 March 1976. [1] [2] [3] [4] The name was changed to Kum-Kum after the sixth episode.

Contents

It was adapted as a manga in December 1975, written and illustrated by Takemaru Nagata, and serialized in Kodansha's Terebi Magajin (TV Magazine) under the name "Kum-Kum." A four-panel comic strip adaptation of the series also appeared periodically in Mainichi Shimbun in Osaka.

The series explored the adventures of Kum-Kum, a naughty boy in primeval times, and his friends as they grow up, often playing antics that surprise the occasional visitor to their village, and which almost always end up with Kum-Kum being grounded by his stern father, Paru Paru.

Characters

Argentine football player Sergio Agüero's nickname, "Kun", comes from the name of the show. [4]

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