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Muka Muka Paradise
GenreAdventure, Fantasy
Written byFumiko Shiba
Illustrated byYumiko Igarashi
Published byShogakukan
Original runMarch 1993September 1994
Anime television series
Directed byKatsuyoshi Yatabe
StudioNippon Animation
Original networkMainichi Broadcasting System
Original run September 4, 1993 August 27, 1994

Muka Muka Paradise (Japanese: ムカムカパラダイス) is a manga series by Yumiko Igarashi and Fumiko Shiba, serialized between March 1993 and September 1994 in Shogakukan's Ciao magazine. It was later adapted into a 51 episode anime that aired in Japan between September 4, 1993, and August 27, 1994. The story revolves around a young girl named Uiba Shikatani and her newly found pet dinosaur, which is named after the only words that come out of its mouth, Muka Muka.


Muka Muka (ムカムカ)
Voiced by: Chika Sakamoto
Muka Muka is Uiba's newly hatched pet dinosaur.
Uiba Shikatani (鹿谷初葉, Shikatani Uiba)
Voiced by: Kumiko Watanabe
Uiba Shikatani is the daughter of a pet shop owner.


  1. ISBN 4-09-134841-6 published in September 1993
  2. ISBN 4-09-134842-4 published in March 1994
  3. ISBN 4-09-134843-2 published in October 1994