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Taotao ehonkan sekai doubutsu-banashi 

Taotao has adventures with his animal friends and listens to the stories of his mother, the mother panda.
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Nicole Fontaine ...
 Tao Tao's mother (Quebec) 10 episodes, 1983
Tôru Furuya ...
Minori Matsushima ...
Taeko Nakanishi ...
 Tao Tao's mother 10 episodes, 1983
Serge Olivier ...
 Tao Tao (Quebec) 10 episodes, 1983
Tarako ...
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Taotao has adventures with his animal friends and listens to the stories of his mother, the mother panda.

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7 October 1983 (Japan)  »

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The series was also broadcast in Albania in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Meanwhile, Albania's communist prime minister Adil Çarçani was informally referred to as Tao Tao by the Albanian dissidents during the protests leading to the fall of communism in Albania. See more »

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Taotao
Performed by Erica Maria Bruhn
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TaoTao is a Japanese animated series from 1983 and a movie, dealing with the life of the male panda TaoTao.
27 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

TaoTao is a Japanese animated series from 1983 (I believe), with 52 Episodes and a movie. Though I must confess I always thought the series would be Chinese. The movie was aired first and deals with the entire life of the male panda TaoTao, from his birth over tragic events in his youth till his adulthood.

The TaoTao series takes place completely in TaoTao's childhood. In actually every of the 52 episodes mother panda has got a special story to tell her son and his friends, which suits a topical situation. Those stories base on famous tales taken from all over the world. It appears to be overly moral at times.

The main characters are of course TaoTao, his mother, TaoTao's best friend , the ape Kiki and various other animals appearing more or less regularly.

The animation style varies slightly from movie to series (whereas the series might be considered to have a more cute design)and proofs to be rather... "special" and not everybody's taste.


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