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Heidi: A Girl of the Alps 

Arupusu no shôjo Haiji (original title)
This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
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Series cast summary:
Randi Kiger Randi Kiger ...  Heidi 52 episodes, 1974
Vic Perrin Vic Perrin ...  Grandfather 52 episodes, 1974
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Storyline

This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan | West Germany

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 January 1974 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Heidi: A Girl of the Alps See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The opening credit roll was animated by Hayao Miyazaki, except for two scenes by experienced animator Yasuji Mori. Assigned to animate a ring dance of Heidi and Peter, Mori wanted to analyze a movement of two real people, so Miyazaki and animation director Yôichi Kotabe did a ring dance in a parking lot next to their studio, and Mori shot them with an 8mm camera for reference. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Scandalous (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Heidi
(title song)
Written by Christian Bruhn
Performed by Gitti Götz (as Gitti) and Erica Maria Bruhn (as Erica)
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Heidi you world are the mountains!
27 August 2015 | by ComedyFan2010See all my reviews

I loved this cartoon when I watched it as a child in Europe and now I felt very happy to find it on youtube and watch it all over again.

Heidi is a beautiful story about a little girl that lives with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. We get to see her adventures in the mountains and outside of them.

Created by a Japanese anime director it is amazing how beautifully he portrayed the culture and the landscapes. I loved the drawings of the alps an the animals. He made an amazing job to show the atmosphere of the location that makes one just want to go there and one can feel the happiness and beauty of it.

The episodes in Frankfurt are the worst ones. They are sad and Heidi seems not as smart as she always does. But this sure has a reason as those episodes portray the sad time.

Lovely cartoon that all kids would love and their parents would enjoy with them


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