Ace o nerae (1973-1974)

Japan, 5 October -29 March 1974
1 series, 26 episodes, average 24m
colour
mono, Japanese

A Japanese animated fantasy television series directed by Osamu Dezaki and Masami Hata.

Credits

Regular Crew
Directors: Osamu Dezaki, Masami Hata
Tokyo Movie Shinsha Co Ltd/A Pro/Takara/Madhouse/NET
Scripts: Mitsura Majima, Toshio Takeuchi, Tatsuo Tamura
Comic: Sumika Yamamoto
Animation Directors: Yoshio Kabashima, Tatsuo Kitahara
Chief Animator: Akio Sugino
Animators: Akio Sugino, Satori Hirayama
Character Designers: Takeo Kitahara, Akio Sugino
Music: Katsuhiro Mizawa, Hiroaki Serizawa
French Version Song Performed By: Bernard Wantier
Art Director: Shichirô Kobayashi
Storyboard Artists: Hiroyuki Yano, Osamu Dezaki

Regular Cast
Makoto Kousaka (Hiromi Oka)
Kôji Nakata (Jin Munakata)
Masako Ikeda (Reika Ryuuzaki)
Kazuko Yanaga (Ranko Midorikawa)
Katsuji Mori (Todoh Takayuki)
Kenyû Horiuchi (Chiba/Takashi)
Michihiro Ikemizu (Yuu Ozaki)
Kazue Komiya (Kyoko Otowa)

Alternative Titles

Aim for the Ace – English language title
Esu o nerae!
Jenny la tenista
Jenny, Jenny
Jeu, set et match – France

Sequels
Shin ace o nerae (1978)
Ace o nerae Movie (1979)
Ace o nerae 2 (1988)
Ace o nerae Final Stage (1988-1989)