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Gu Gu Ganmo
Gu Gu Ganmo
(Gu-Guガンモ, Gu-Gu Ganmo) is a shōnen manga by Fujihiko Hosono. It was originally serialized in Shōnen
Sunday from 1982 to 1985, and was collected into 12 bound volumes by Shogakukan and adapted into a 50 episode anime series from 1984 to 1985. Plot[edit] The series follows in the footsteps of manga such as Doraemon
and Obake no Q-Taro
Obake no Q-Taro
in that the alien Ganmo (who resembles a chicken wearing sneakers) sets out to help his adopted human friend Hanpeita. The series follows the antics of the duo as they find themselves in the middle of much comedic mischief. Once upon a time there was a nine year old third grader who went by the name of Hanpeita Tsukuda. He studies in third grade with the American student Linda Skylark, the boss Toshimitsu Saigo and the nerdy Kashio Fujita. They often pick on him for nothing. It began one day when Hanpeita bought himself a pet bird before Ganmo arrived to Earth. One morning Tsukune Tsukuda, the sister of Hanpeita who was out of spite, lets his pet bird go. Later she has some misgivings and comes home with a very strange egg she found to give to her brother, Hanpeita. He isn’t all too pleased with the weird egg. However, in the meantime it swells up, cracks its shell, and out comes a strange chicken-like alien creature named Ganmo. It speaks like a human being, and comes to live with the Tsukudas. Not wanting to be a mere freeloader, Ganmo takes the initiative to run errands, clean the house, etc., yet he blunders at everything he does. Ganmo the tries to clear his reputation, but his efforts only end up causing more confusion. Hanpeita and Ganmo's lives didn't change until one day, a charming girl named Ayumi Ichigaya moves next door to the Tsukudas. She has a strange pet myna bird named Déjà Vu. It is foppish with a poisonous tongue and always teases Ganmo for being so odd-looking. Thus, Ganmo's world becomes an even bigger mess. External links[edit]

Gu Gu Ganmo
Gu Gu Ganmo
(anime) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia

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