This TV series ran for 52 episodes. It added the word "manga" to emphasize the show's resemblance to a children's picture book.
Titles include "Ant and the Grasshopper," "The Fox With his Tail Cut Off," "North Wind and the Sun," "Lion and the Mouse," "Rabbit and Turtle," "Deer and the Lion," "Crow and the Birds," "Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," "The Travelers and the Bear," "The Thirsty Crow" and "The Hen Who Lays Golden Eggs."
In 1983, eight of the stories were combined into the theatrical feature "Aesop's Fables," which was framed by a sequence involving Aesop, his fellow villagers, a toroise, a hare, an ant and other creatures.
Several of Aesop's fables were also part of the "Shogo Hirata's Picture Book" series (1995)."
Manga Aesop Monogatari Production Information
Alternate Series Titles: "まんがイソップ物語" (Japanese), "Aesop's Fables," "Animated Aesop's Fables."
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