The How & Why

The How & Why (1984)

  • Genre: Kids, Animation
  • First Air Date: 1984-04-07
  • Last Air Date: 1986-03-29
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 100
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: TBS
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Networks: TBS
  • Director: Kimiyoshi Soga


Why is seawater salty? What causes volcanoes to erupt? Why don't man-made satellites fall from the sky? What makes people sleepy? Answers to these questions and more are in this animated title which explores topics of nature, customs, and technology.

  • Keywords: anime
  • The How & Why Trailer

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    The How & Why Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1984-04-07
    100 Episodes

    The How & Why Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Marijuana and Methamphetamine45 min
    Season 1Episode 2Opium, Morphine and Heroin45 min
    Season 1Episode 3Cocaine45 min
    Season 1Episode 4LSD, Ecstasy and the Raves45 min
    • Naomi Matsui

      as お姉さん
    Sound Harumi Ibe Music
    Directing Kimiyoshi Soga Director