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Yup!

 

I just found out that the whole show is on Youtube. I'm so going to watch every episode of them, even though half of the episodes are in Spanish. I wonder how myn spanish will do, when watching haha.

 

The story is about a little Calyn (Candy Candy) that is orphan (he broke too many family websites) and meets Ernesto and his family. Even Cog is in the show.

 

Joking aside, it's brilliant show and I'm off to watch it.

 

Plot (contains spoilers, stick to the Calyn plot)

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The Candy Candy manga is a "slice of life story" in the Shōjo genre. Candy is an abandoned orphan taken in the orphanage Pony's Home near Lake Michigan around the start of the 20th century.[1] She spends the first years of her life at the orphanage, where she will often return to repose and decide her next course in life. Growing up she gets adopted twice, first by the Leagans who treat her poorly, and after that by a wealthy benefactor whom she does not meet until the end of the story. But he is heir to an important estate, and a relation of her first love Anthony and his cousins the Cornwell brothers. After Anthony dies, Candy gets an education in London where she meets the rebellious Terry, her second and grand love (in the words of the author Keiko Nagita/Kyoko Mizuki in the essays found on Misaki's website,[2] "the great love that cannot bear fruit"). Circumstances seem to constantly divide the pair. Upon her return in the US, she trains and gains experience in becoming a nurse in Chicago, around the time of WWI,[3] while Terry tries to become a Broadway actor and meets another woman, Susannah, who hopes to get between Candy and Terry. Eventually both have to make honest decisions for their own happiness while being true to themselves. And with the revelation of the identity of her guardian, Candy also discovers who her childhood hilltop prince is.

 

Opening in japanese

 

 

Pure 10 out of 5 stars. BIS show.

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English Translation:

I don't care if I am freckle-faced and I like my flat nose.

I love being tomboyish and mischievous, I love racing and skipping.

I am, I am, I am Candy!

When I'm all by myself, I feel a little bit lonely.

At times like that, I stare at the mirror, and say this: Smile, smile, smile Candy.

Say goodbye to your crying face, isn't that right, Candy Candy?

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Popularity

 

Candy Candy reached great heights of popularity for several years in a row, with different types of Candy Candy toys for sale in the Japanese market. These toys included dolls, girls' watches, and other items. In 1976 after the manga had become so popular among Japanese girls, a Japanese anime series was produced for NET (now known as TV Asahi). In 1978, one animated feature film about Candy Candy and her friends was released in Japanese cinemas. Another one would be released in 1992.

 

Candy Candy reached international fame throughout the early- and mid-1980s among children in places such as Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Candy Candy toys were also sold in these areas.[citation needed] In Puerto Rico, where the show was known as just Candy, the series actually made a cross-over of sorts, because a large number of Puerto Rican and other Latin American boys also became fans of the show, even though the show was supposedly geared towards girls. Although Candy Candy was an animated program, it contained soap opera elements, and it had a continuous story (like many anime series), so every chapter began where the last chapter had left off.

 

During the 2000s, Candy Candy episodes began to be sold on bootleg DVD format, as the legal lawsuits between the authors halted any production of licensed goods.

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Modern Candy Candy

 

In 2005, the Candy Candy franchise began to try to re-establish itself in the United States[citation needed]. Due to all the court cases that unfolded after Candy Candy became a television program, however, it is very unlikely that it will be shown on television again, as Nagita/Mizuki communicated on January 16, 2006 in an open letter to fans that the very thought of Candy Candy made her head hurt.

 

In 2005 and 2006, illegal/unlicensed Candy Candy Box Sets began to appear. The first being from France, included the French and Japanese Dialogue. Two Korean box sets are now in print, they include the Japanese and Korean dialog, and Korean Subtitles. 20 discs altogether were divided evenly into two box sets and available from HanBooks and Sensasian.

 

Prior to the release, illegal/unlicensed Spanish DVD sets with poor audio and video were widely available on eBay.

 

On January 10, 2007, Chilean newspaper Las

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When I was a kid, I didn't know about manga/anime etc. This was the first cartoon I saw, I think

 

VITTU ITS SO GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD

 

NO ANTHONY CANDY LOVES YOU DONT BE WITH ELAISA :(((((((((((((((

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