Monkey (1978)

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • First Air Date: 1978-10-01
  • Last Air Date: 1980-05-04
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 52
  • Status: Ended
  • Production Company: Nippon Television Network Corporation
  • Production Country: China, Japan
  • Networks: Nippon TV
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Buddhist priest Tripitaka and his three disciples Monkey, Pigsy, and Sandy, travel from China to India to fetch the Buddhist scriptures. They have been sent by Buddha, and getting these scriptures will bring peace to the people of the world.

  • Keywords: buddhism, martial arts, kung fu, based on novel or book, mythology, legend, mongolia, monkey, journey to the west, saiyuki, chinese mythology
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    Monkey Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1978-10-01
    26 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1979-11-11
    26 Episodes

    Monkey Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Monkey Goes Wild About Heaven60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Monkey Turns Nursemaid60 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Great Journey Begins60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Monkey Swallows the Universe60 min
    Season 1Episode 5The Power of Youth60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Even Monsters Can Be People60 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Beginning of Wisdom60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Pigsy Woos a Widow60 min
    Season 1Episode 9What Monkey Calls the Dog-Woman60 min
    Season 1Episode 10Pigsy's in the Well60 min
    Season 1Episode 11The Difference Between Night & Day60 min
    Season 1Episode 12Pearls Before Swine60 min
    Season 1Episode 13The Minx and the Slug60 min
    Season 1Episode 14Catfish, Saint and the Shape-Changer60 min
    Season 1Episode 15Monkey Meets the Demon Digger60 min
    Season 1Episode 16The Most Monstrous Monster60 min
    Season 1Episode 17Truth and the Grey Gloves Devil60 min
    Season 1Episode 18Land for the Locusts60 min
    Season 1Episode 19The Vampire Master60 min
    Season 1Episode 20Outrageous Coincidences60 min
    Season 1Episode 21Pigsy, King and God60 min
    Season 1Episode 22Village of the Undead60 min
    Season 1Episode 23Two Little Blessings60 min
    Season 1Episode 24The Fires of Jealousy60 min
    Season 1Episode 25The Country of Nightmares60 min
    Season 1Episode 26The End of the Way60 min
    Season 2Episode 1Pigsy's Ten Thousand Ladies60 min
    Season 2Episode 2The Dogs of Death60 min
    Season 2Episode 3You Win Some, You Lose Some60 min
    Season 2Episode 4Pigsy Learns a Lesson60 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Land with Two Suns60 min
    Season 2Episode 6The House of the Evil Spirit60 min
    Season 2Episode 7Am I Dreaming?60 min
    Season 2Episode 8The Tormented Emperor60 min
    Season 2Episode 9Between Heaven and Hell60 min
    Season 2Episode 10The Foolish Philosopher60 min
    Season 2Episode 11Who Am I?60 min
    Season 2Episode 12What is Wisdom?60 min
    Season 2Episode 13The Fountain of Youth60 min
    Season 2Episode 14Better the Demon You Know60 min
    Season 2Episode 15A Shadow So Huge60 min
    Season 2Episode 16Keep on Dancing60 min
    Season 2Episode 17Give and Take60 min
    Season 2Episode 18Such a Nice Monster60 min
    Season 2Episode 19The Fake Pilgrims60 min
    Season 2Episode 20Pretty as a Picture60 min
    Season 2Episode 21Mothers60 min
    Season 2Episode 22The Tenacious Tomboy60 min
    Season 2Episode 23Stoned60 min
    Season 2Episode 24Hungry Like the Wolf60 min
    Season 2Episode 25Monkey's Yearning60 min
    Season 2Episode 26At the Top of the Mountain60 min
    • Masaaki Sakai

      as Monkey
    • Masako Natsume

      as Tripitaka
    • Shiro Kishibe

      as Sandy
    • Toshiyuki Nishida

      as Pigsy
    • Takayuki Akutagawa

      as Narrator
    • Shunji Fujimura

      as Horse
    • David Collings

      as Voice of Monkey
    • Gareth Armstrong

      as Voice of Sandy
    • Peter Woodthorpe

      as Voice of Pigsy
    • Miriam Margolyes

      as Narator
    • Andrew Sachs

      as Voice of Horse / Yu-Lung
    Writing Wu Cheng'en Novel