Monkey, 1978-1980 TV series



Monkey is a 1970s-1980s Japanese foreign supernatural fantasy action adventure comedy drama television series; about a monkey god who travels with a pilgrim monk from China to India, accompanied by two humanoid monsters; they encounter bandits, shapeshifters, fights, magic, demons and moral lessons; based on a Chinese Buddhist legend/fable/folktale; dubbed in English

Shockadelic rating: Recommended

Alternate title: Saiyuki

Contributors: Toshi Aoki, Jun Fukuda, Kazuo Ikehiro, Yusuke Watanabe, Daisuke Yamazaki, Motomu Furuta, Hiroichi Fuse, Hirokazu Fuse, James Miki, Moto Nagai, Yooichi Onaka, Mamoru Sasaki, Eizaburo Shiba, Yu Tagami, Kei Tasaka, Mutsuo Yamashita, Wu Cheng'en, Masaaki Sakai, Masako Natsume, Shiro Kishibe, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tonpei Hidari, Shunji Fujimura, Mickie Yoshino, Godiego

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