Candy Candy


Synopsis and Charm


Candy Candy follows the life of Candy, an orphan girl from the United States who experiences love, loss, and various trials throughout her life, from the orphanage to adulthood.


The series is celebrated for its emotional depth, portraying Candy’s resilience and optimistic spirit as she overcomes life’s challenges, and for its romantic and melodramatic storytelling.

Production Info


Kyoko Mizuki (story) and Yumiko Igarashi (art).

Production Studio

Toei Animation.

Release Date & Episodes

Aired from 1976 to 1979, with a total of 115 episodes.

Broadcast Period

October 1976 to February 1979.

Main Characters and Voice Actors

・Candy: Minori Matsushima
・Anthony: Makio Inoue
・Terry: Kei Tomiyama

Key Episodes

Iconic Episodes

Memorable episodes include Candy’s first encounter with the “Prince of the Hill” and her poignant relationships with Anthony and Terry.

Final Episode

Concludes Candy’s story with a sense of hope and open-ended possibilities for her future.

First Episode

Introduces Candy as a cheerful and kind-hearted orphan.

Memorable Scenes

Candy’s moments of joy, heartbreak, and her journey towards self-discovery and happiness.

Theme Songs and Influence

Theme Songs

Iconic theme songs like “Watashi wa Candy” and “Ashita ga Suki” are beloved by fans.


The series has had a significant impact on the shojo manga and anime genre, known for its emotional storytelling and strong female protagonist.

Popular Merchandise

・Candy Candy dolls
・Original manga collections
・DVD box sets
・Candy-themed stationery
・Retro Candy Candy merchandise


Candy Candy remains a classic in anime and manga, cherished for its heartfelt storytelling, endearing characters, and its portrayal of growth and resilience in the face of adversity.

Featured Products

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