Kure Kure Takora (1973-74)

From Wikizilla, the kaiju encyclopedia
Article.png
Videos for Kure Kure Takora (series) (trailers, promos, etc.)
Kure Kure Takora (series) soundtrack


Kure Kure Takora
Kure Kure Takora (series)
Air date October 1, 1973 -
September 27, 1974
Producer(s) Satoru Isono, Osamu Isono
Produced by Toho Planning
Channel(s) Fuji TV
Genre(s) Tokusatsu, comedy
Episodes 260

Kure Kure Takora (クレクレタコラ,   Kure Kure Takora) is a Japanese tokusatsu show produced by Toho Planning that aired from October 1, 1973 to September 27, 1974.

Plot

Kure Kure Takora is centered around the inhabitants of Wonder Forest, particularly Kure Kure Takora, a red octopus who wants to make everything he sees his, and embarks on a number of misadventures attempting to do so.

Episodes

224px-UNDER CONSTRUCTION.png
This article is under construction.
  1. "The Moon"
  2. "No Thanks, Sudako"
  3. "The Picnic"
  4. "Time Bomb"
  5. "I Want the Magnet"
  6. "Dream and Dream Again"
  7. "Get it At All Costs"
  8. "Manga"
  9. "The Ghost"
  10. "Telephone"
  11. "Marriage"
  12. "The Beautiful Umbrella"
  13. "I Want to Drink Milk"
  14. "The Sculptor"
  15. "Wrong Number"
  16. "Today's Drought"
  17. "I Want the Glasses"
  18. "The Traffic Sign"
  19. "Dustpan and Broom"
  20. "Mosquito Coil"
  21. "The Relay Race"
  22. "Fishing With a Bird"
  23. "The Carnival"
  24. "I Want to Be a Cop"
  25. "Mowing"
  26. "The Lunchtime Feud"
  27. "Cavity Troubles"
  28. "Malice"
  29. "Injection"
  30. "A Giant Appears"
  31. "I Want the Sign"
  32. "The Weekend Carpenter"
  33. "The Police Station Hijack"
  34. "Chef Training"
  35. "I Want the Butterfly"
  36. "Monro's Chair"
  37. "The Attaché Case"
  38. "The Funniest Operation"
  39. "Take Back the Bench"
  40. "I Want the Beard"
  41. "Hypnosis"
  42. "The Rolling Wheel"
  43. "Treasure Hunt"
  44. "I Want the Spinning Wheel"
  45. "A Lamp and an Orchid"
  46. "The Bowling Fright"
  47. "I Want the Balloon"
  48. "Breads of All Kinds"
  49. "I Can't Stop"
  50. "The Fan"
  51. "The Mixer"
  52. "Shot Putting"
  53. <"The Sunday Painter"
  54. "A Bomb"
  55. "The Roast"
  56. "Brawl"
  57. "The Balloon Bomb"
  58. "Soap Bubbles"
  59. "A Ball and a Butterfly"
  60. "Golf"
  61. "Biragon's Birthday"
  62. "I Want to Be a Guitar"
  63. "The Handbag"
  64. "Pie Cake"
  65. "The Great Detective"
66.
67.
68.
69.
70.
71.
72.
73.
74.
75.
76.
77.
78.
79.
80.
81.
82.
83.
84.
85.
86.
87.
88.
89.
90.
91.
92.
93.
94.
95.
96.
97.
98.
99.
100.
101.
102.
103.
104.
105.
106.
107.
108.
109.
110.
111.
112.
113.
114.
115.
116.
117.
118.
119.
120.
121.
122.
123.
124.
125.
126.
127.
128.
129.
130.
131.
132.
133.
134.
135.
136.
137.
138.
139.
140.
141.
142.
143.
144.
145.
146.
147.
148.
149.
150.
151.
152.
153.
154.
155.
156.
157.
158.
159.
160.
161.
162.
163.
164.
165.
166.
167.
168.
169.
170.
171.
172.
173.
174.
175.
176.
177.
178.
179.
180.
181.
182.
183.
184.
185.
186.
187.
188.
189.
190.
191.
192.
193.
194.
195.
196.
197.
198.
199.
200.
201.
202.
203.
204.
205.
206.
207.
208.
209.
210.
211.
212.
213.
214.
215.
216.
217.
218.
219.
220.
221.
222.
223.
224.
225.
226.
227.
228.
229.
230.
231.
232.
233.
234.
235.
236.
237.
238.
239.
240.
241.
242.
243.
244.
245.
246.
247.
248.
249.
250.
251.
252.
253.
254.
255.
256.
257.
258.
259.
260.

Staff

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Planning by   Osamu Isono
  • Directed by   Takashi Tsuboshima, Katsumune Ishida, Masao Asano, Tsugunobu Kotani
  • Written by   Takashi Tsuboshima, Hiroshi Nagano, Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Yuko Kinoshita, Yoshimi Shinozaki, Yuji Watanabe, Toshiaki Matsushima, Masashi Euhara, Osamu Isono
  • Executive producer   Osamu Isono
  • Music by   Shinsuke Kikuchi
  • Theme song "Kure Kure Takora" and ending song "In the Wonderful Wonder Forest" performed by   Susumu Ishikawa
    • Lyrics by   Osamu Isono
    • Arranged and composed by   Shinsuke Kikuchi
  • Character designer   Tsuguo Murase
  • Suits modeled by   Keizo Murase, Twenty Co., Ltd.
  • Narrated by   Osamu Saka

Cast

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

Appearances

Monsters

Video releases

Toho Video LaserDisc (1995)[1]

  • Discs: 1 (side 1/2)
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Making-of featurette and music collection
  • Notes: Out of print. Includes 38 episodes.[note 1]

Sony Music Entertainment VHS (1997) [Volume 1]

  • Tapes: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Notes: Out of print. Includes episodes 1, 20, 28, 39, 49, 68, 77, 96, 111 and 124.

Sony Music Entertainment VHS (1997) [Volume 2]

  • Tapes: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Notes: Out of print. Includes episodes 7, 25, 33, 41, 51, 71, 84, 100, 116 and 125.

Sony Music Entertainment VHS (1997) [Volume 3]

  • Tapes: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Notes: Out of print. Includes episodes 13, 27, 38, 46, 55, 76, 86, 108, 115, 132.

Pioneer LDC DVD (2002)[2]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 4
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Making-of featurette
  • Notes: Out of print. Excludes episodes 223, 252 and 255.

Toho Video DVD (2016) [Volume 1]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Hiroshi Kashiwabara interview
  • Notes: Includes episodes 1-52.

Toho Video DVD (2016) [Volume 2]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Tsugunobu Kotani interview
  • Notes: Includes episodes 53-104.

Toho Video DVD (2016) [Volume 3]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Kinichi Kusumi and Isao Zushi interview
  • Notes: Includes episodes 105-156

Toho Video DVD (2016) [Volume 4]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Making-of featurette
  • Notes: Includes episodes 157-208.

Toho Video DVD (2016) [Volume 5]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Special features: Making-of featurette
  • Notes: Includes episodes 209-260.

Soundtrack

Main article: Kure Kure Takora Music File.

Videos

Main article: Kure Kure Takora/Videos.

Notes

  1. Episodes 1-4, 6, 72, 74, 80-82, 110, 113-114, 118, 138, 156, 166, 191, 193, 209, 221, 224, 230-232, 237-240, 245, 247, 249-250, 253, 257-260.

References

This is a list of references for Kure Kure Takora (series). These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. The Super Heroes Chronicles (3rd edition). Takeshobo. p. 115. 18 April 1997. ISBN: 4-88475-874-9.
  2. Kure Kure Takora DVD-BOX (クレクレタコラ DVD-BOX). amazon.co.jp. Retrieved on 6 April 2020.

Comments

Showing 0 comments. When commenting, please remain respectful of other users, stay on topic, and avoid role-playing and excessive punctuation. Comments which violate these guidelines may be removed by administrators.

You are not allowed to post comments.


Era Icon - Toho.png
Era Icon - Showa.png
Television Show