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Omuninyan (2001) Season 1 Episode 135- Animated Tales of the World Cartoon Episode Guide Omuninyan

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  • Animated Characters: Omuninyan, Stepmother, Stepsister, Chief Totwe, Sibata, Wind Spirit.
  • First Aired about 2001.
  • Episode Number: 135
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Season: 1
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Production Information:


A series of 39 individual animated folk tales from the creators of HBO's "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales and Animated Epics". Most stories were animated in the country the tale takes place in. Each thirty-minute edition features two story adaptations representing two different countries and featuring a variety of innovative animation techniques.

"Animated Tales of the World" was inspired by a simple idea: no nation is poor in stories, and we are all enriched by sharing them. In this series, village storytellers become global storytellers for all the children in the world. These indigenous tales and mythology form part of the heritage of each country, and each has been painstakingly crafted in a style of animation that reflects the spirit of its own culture.

Namibia is located on the Atlantic coast of southern Africa. It is home to some of the most ancient nations in the world. Even today, oral tradition plays an important role in the traditional education of these people. Oral tradition is the method in which histories, stories, culture and beliefs are passed on from generation to generation.

Stories include:

  • The Crown and the Sceptre (Arabia)
  • The Chief and the Carpenter (Caribbean)
  • The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep (Denmark)
  • Cap O' Rushes (England)
  • The Enchanted Lion (Germany)
  • Edward Congeger (France)
  • Persephone (Greece)
  • The Two Brothers (Russia)
  • Raven (American Indian)
  • Three Golden Apples (Holland)
  • King March (Wales)
  • John Henry, Steel-Driving Man (U.S.A.)


Production companies include:

  • Arab Radio and Television
  • BBC Alba/BBC Scotland
  • Channel 4 Television Corporation
  • Comataidh Craolaidh Gaidhlig
  • Danmarks Radio
  • Discovery Kids
  • Katholieke Radio Omroep (KRO)
  • La Cinquième
  • PTS
  • Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV)
  • RTV
  • Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ)
  • Right Angle
  • SBS Independent
  • School TV
  • Sianel 4 Cymru (S4C)
  • TG4
  • TNB
  • TV Ontario
  • Tamuz Productions
  • Tele-Français Ontario (TFO)
  • Television Corporation of Singapore
  • Telewizja Polska


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