|Title (English)||Legendary Idol Eriko|
|Title (Japanese)||Idol Densetsu Eriko||Art Sample|
|Notes||Based on a shoujo manga by Kawahara Ayumi, published in Asuka magazine.
A shoujo 'Magical Girl' anime. Known as 'Ciao Sabrina' in Italy.
This anime was linked with the debut and promotion of a real singer, TAMURA Eriko.
Also one 30-min music video.
|Synopsis||Fourteen-year-old Eriko Tamura wants to be a pop star, but finds herself competing aganst her prissy rival Rei Asagiri. Set in a Pop Idol type academy for aspiring popstars, it features scandal and pressure, drawing on the tropes of sports anime.
Eriko's father runs a major record company and her mother is a former singer. When Eriko's parents suffer an accident, her ambitious uncle takes over the company, and tries to abuse Eriko's extraordinary talents as a singer...
|Credits||Dir: Tetsuro Amino
Animation: Noriyasu Yamaguchi. Genre(s): magical girl, comedy Note(s):
|TV Showing||See the whole series for free? This series may be syndicated to regional cable, satellite or terrestial TV stations. For Europe click here.|
|Date||April 3, 1989-March 26, 1990|
|References & Help||Look up the latest data on this title at:
Richard Llewellyn's Animated Divots, or
Anime News Network (see Encyclopedia section) ,
or in "The Anime Encyclopedia" (Clements & McCarthy, Stone Bridge Press, 2001).
Help & further information.