Sarutobi Ecchan
Sarutobi Ecchan 500
General Information
Type Anime
Created by Shotaro Ishinomori
Years on Air 1971-1972
Episodes 26
Others 1 OVA

Japanese Title: さるとびエッちゃん

English Title: Ecchan the Ninja (Literal)

Italian Title: Hela Supergirl

Polish Title: Hella Superdziewczyna


Ecchan appears to be a normal little girl, but appearances can be deceptive. She is descended from the great ninja Sasuke Sarutobi, and possesses ninja skills of her own. Ecchan is also capable of all sorts of extraordinary feats: she can communicate with animals, possesses hypnotic and telepathic abilities, and is stronger and more intelligent than normal girls of her age. But despite all this, Ecchan is still only a young girl, and like any young girl makes mistakes. But with the help of her friends Miko, Taihei and her dog Buku, everything always turns out right.

Since it was cancelled due to low ratings, Ecchan does not have a proper ending. The last episode focuses around an American Ecchan doppelganger named Eiko, who wants nothing more than to see Mount Fuji.

Episode List

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