The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (トム・ソーヤーの冒険 Tomu Sōyā no Bōken?) is a Japanese anime series, directed byHiroshi Saitô which was aired in 1980. It is based on the well-known and popular novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyerby Mark Twain.
The series was broadcast on the World Masterpiece Theater, an animation staple on Fuji TV that showcased each year an animated version of a different classical book or story of Western literature, and was originally titled "Tom Sawyer no Bōken". It was the second installment of the series, after 1977's Rascal the Raccoon, to feature the work of an American author.
This series was also dubbed to English by Saban International and aired on HBO circa 1988 under the title "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." It aired during the 7:30AM time slot and alternated with the later WMT version of "Little Women." Celebrity Home Entertainment released videos in the United States under the title "All New Adventures of Tom Sawyer".
In 1997, 2008, 2010, and 2014, it was aired on ABS-CBN in the Philippines.
As of January 2011, the anime is airing in the United States (in the original Japanese) on the NHK's cable channel TV Japan.
Runtime: 25 minutes
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - List of Tom Sawyer characters - Netflix
Mark Twain's series of books featuring the fictional characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn include: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894) Tom Sawyer, Detective (1896) Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn also appear in at least three unfinished Twain works, Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians (a sequel to Huckleberry Finn), Schoolhouse Hill (a version of The Mysterious Stranger) and Tom Sawyer's Conspiracy (a sequel to Tom Sawyer, Detective). While all three, uncompleted works had been posthumously published, only Tom Sawyer's Conspiracy displays a complete plot and nearly complete story. Twain abandoned the other two works after finishing only a few chapters.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Huckleberry Finn - Netflix
Huckleberry “Huck” Finn is the protagonist and narrator of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer Abroad, and Tom Sawyer, Detective. Huck is Tom's best friend. After The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Huck describes his own adventure in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including how he escapes from his drunken, abusive father, and how he met Jim, the runaway slave.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - References - Netflix