Famous Dog Lassie (名犬ラッシー Meiken Rasshī?) is a 1996 Japanese anime series produced by Nippon Animation as the 23rd entry of the World Masterpiece Theater staple. The anime is based on the 1940 novel Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight and also the second animated Lassie series ever produced, since Lassie's Rescue Rangers.

Lassie Anime
Screenshot from the television series of the opening title of Famous Dog Lassie

(Meiken Rasshī)

Genre Drama
Anime television series
Directed by Sunao Katabuchi
Studio Nippon Animation
Network Fuji TV
Original run January 14, 1996 – August 18, 1996
Episodes 26


   1 Themes
   2 Episodes
   3 References
   4 External links


   Opening Theme: "Owaranai Monogatari" by Jun Morioka
   Ending Theme: "Shōnen no Oka" by Jun Morioka


1. I'm Not Alone 2. Disruptive Home Stay 3. Good-Bye Lassie 4. Father's Pay Day 5. 6 Mile Request 6. Run Through the Storm 7. Arrest the Muffler Burglar 8. I Dislike Lassie 9. Princess from the Sky 10. First Cake-Baking Session 11. Priscilla, Last Selfishness 12. Who Caused the Fire? 13. Sandy Steals Cows? 14. Follow the Strange Man! 15. Return the Innoncence of Ian! 16. Hurry Up! Help the Hopper Teacher 17. Ms. Curry's Marriage 18. Hurly Burly! The Elephant of the Circus Ran Away 19. Colin's First Love 20. Mother Fell! It is Serious 21. I Want to Meet Grandma 22. John's Decision and Mine! 23. Do Your Best to Defend John, Lassie! 24. Uncertain News! Searching for Lassie! 25. Welcome Home, Lassie 26. Run Toward the Dream


   "Lassie". Nippon Animation. Retrieved 2010-01-29.

External links

   Official Site at Nippon Animation (Japanese)
   Famous Dog Lassie (anime) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia