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Ore wa Teppei
Ore wa teppei.jpg
cover of volume 6 of the manga
おれは鉄兵
Manga
Written byTetsuya Chiba
Published byKodansha
MagazineWeekly Shonen Magazine
DemographicShōnen
Original runAugust 1973April 1980
Volumes31
Anime television series
Teppei
Directed byTadao Nagahama
Written bySōji Yoshikawa
Music byMichiaki Watanabe
StudioNippon Animation
Original networkFuji TV
Original run September 12, 1977 March 27, 1978
Episodes28

Ore wa Teppei (おれは鉄兵, transl. "I'm Teppei") is a manga written and illustrated by Tetsuya Chiba. It ran in Weekly Shonen Magazine for nearly eight years and received an anime adaptation in 1977. The series received the Kodansha Cultural Children's Award (not to be confused with the Kodansha Manga Award) in 1976.[1]

Plot

Teppei Uesugi and his father have long since lived deep in the forest in search of buried treasure. Since he has not been a member of cultured society for a long time, Teppei is wild and unmannered. One day, Teppei's uncle finds him and Teppei finds out that he is actually from a very prestigious family and had five siblings. For the first time in his life, he will have to attend school and live under his grandmother's rules. Can Teppei really adapt to his new environment?

Characters

References

  1. ^ "Kodansha Manga Award". hahnlibrary.net. Retrieved 2016-09-19.