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  • Who: Sazae-san

  • What: Longest running animated TV series

  • Where: Japan

The animated show Sazae-san (Fuji Television) first aired in October 1969 and continues to the present day. The show is based on the comic strip created by one of the first female mange artists, Machiko Hasegawa (Japan, 1920­1992), and is broadcast every Sunday from 6:30 pm to 7 pm.

The show depicts the traditional suburban life of the increasingly feminist housewife Sazae (voiced by Midori Kato).

 

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