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Marmalade Boy is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Wataru Yoshizumi. The series aired from March 13, 1994 to September 3, 1995 with a total of seventy-six episodes. On March 4, 1995, a short film was released and acts as a prequel to the anime.

The anime was first released in a total of seventeen VHS tapes and later released in Laser Disc. In 2003, the anime was released in three box sets. Finally in 2012, it was re-released for it's 20th anniversary. Tokyopop also published the anime in four box sets in North America.

The opening theme was "Egao ni Aitai" by Rie Hamada. It's ending theme songs were "Suteki na Serenade" by Miho Fujiwara, "Kareha Iro no Crescendo" by Yasuhiro Mizushima, and "Yoake no Etude" by Yoko Ichikawa. The insert song, "Moment" was sung by Mizuki Miyu.

EpisodesEdit

Title card Episode # Title Airdate
Title-1 1 "There is Love, He's Handsome: But I Can't Forgive Them"
(恋がしたい「カッコイイけど許せない!」)
March 13, 1994
Title-2 2 "Side Effects of a Kiss: He Doesn't Understand My Feelings"
(キス後遺症「あいつの気持ちがワカラナイ」)
March 20, 1994
Title-3 3 "Two Kisses: Yuu Had a Girlfriend"
(2つのキス「遊に恋人がいた!?」)
March 27, 1994
Title-4 4 "Ginta's Confession: I Won't Let You Have Her"
(銀太の告白「おまえをあいつに渡さない!」)
April 3, 1994
Title-5 5 "Legendary Girlfriend: Making a Wish on a Medallion"
(恋人の伝説「メダイユに想いをこめて」)
April 10, 1994
150px 6 "Love Game: I Really Hate Ginta"
(ラブゲーム「銀太なんか大嫌い!」)
April 17, 1994
150px 7 "Love in Hokkaido: What's Going on With That Couple"
(恋の北海道「どうなってるの?あの二人!」)
April 24, 1994
150px 8 "Fragrance of an Adult: I'm Not Jealous"
(大人の香り「やきもちなんてやいてない!」)
May 1, 1994
150px 9 "Part Time Job: The War of Love Depends on Sales"
(アルバイト「恋の勝負は売り上げ次第!」)
May 8, 1994
150px 10 "Our First Night: Surprise in the Bathroom"
(初めての夜「お風呂でドキッ(ハートマーク)」)
May 15, 1994
150px 11 "Birthday: Yuu Is Watching Me!"
(バースデイ「遊が私を見つめてる…」)
May 22, 1994
150px 12 "Smash: I Love Both Yuu and Ginta"
(スマッシュ!「遊と銀太どっちも好き…」)
May 29, 1994
150px 13 "Love and Friendship: Ginta, Please Date Arimi"
(恋と友情「銀太、亜梨実さんとつきあって!」)
June 5, 1994
150px 14 "Qualification of Love: You Don't Deserve Yuu"
(恋する資格「あなたは遊にふさわしくない!」)
June 12, 1994
150px 15 "Meiko's Secret: I Want to Know About Your Feelings"
(茗子の秘密「話してほしかった…」)
June 19, 1994
150px 16 "A Man's Decision: Na-Chan, Please Don't Quit"
(男の決断「なっちゃん、辞めないで!」)
June 26, 1994
150px 17 "Meiko's Separation: I Can't Say Goodbye"
(茗子の別れ「さよならなんてできない!」)
July 3, 1994
150px 18 "The Direction of Yuu's Love: Things Aren't Going as Planned"
(恋のゆくえ「思い通りにならないね」)
July 10, 1994
150px 19 "Disturbed by the Family Register: Don’t' Say It's Ridiculous"
(入籍騒動「非常識なんて言わないで!」)
July 17, 1994
150px 20 "Doubtful Twosome: Yuu and Miwa are a Couple"
(怪しい二人「遊と三輪さんがカップルゥ?!」)
July 24, 1994
150px 21 "Trip to Karuizawa: Just as I Thought - Strange"
(軽井沢旅行「やっぱり……変!」)
July 31, 1994
150px 22 "Double Date: We Like Each Other, but Don't Understand Each Other"
(Wデート!「好きなのにわかりあえない」)
August 7, 1994
150px 23 "Impact of a Confession: Yuu What Are You Talking About"
(衝撃の告白「遊、何を言ってるの?」)
August 14, 1994
150px 24 "The Secret of Yuu's Birth: I Can't Leave Yuu Alone"
(出生の秘密「遊をほっとけないの!」)
August 21, 1994
150px 25 "Real Kiss: I Love You, Yuu"
(リアルキス「あたし、遊が好き!」)
August 28, 1994
150px 26 "New Anxiety: I'm Too Afraid to Be Happy"
(新たな不安「幸せすぎて…怖い」)
September 4, 1994
150px 27 "Love Worries: How Long Will This Happiness Last"
(恋の不安「この幸せはいつまで続くの?」)
September 11, 1994
150px 28 "Unstable Feelings: I'm Going to Get a Part Time Job"
(ゆれる心「あたしもバイトするっ!!」)
September 18, 1994
150px 29 "Obstacle of Love: I Can't Find the Medallion"
(恋の邪魔者「メダイユがみつからない!」)
September 25, 1994
150px 30 "Rival : I Love You, Yuu"
(ライバル「ゆー、大好きよ」)
October 2, 1994
150px 31 "Suzu and Kei: These Two Make Me Nervous"
(すずと蛍「不安にさせるこの二人…」)
October 9, 1994
150px 32 "Love at the School Festival: Yuu and Kei's Concert"
(恋の学園祭「遊と蛍のコンサート」)
October 16, 1994
150px 33 "Lost Love: I Love You"
(恋の迷い道「好きだ!」)
October 23, 1994
150px 34 "Breakup Premonition: The Halloween Conspiracy"
(別れの予感「ハロウインパーティーのたくらみ」)
October 30, 1994
150px 35 "Crossing Each Other's Path: You Mean We Are Going to Break Up"
(すれちがい「別れようってことなの?」)
November 13, 1994
150px 36 "I'm Alone: I'll Make You Forget Him"
(一人ぼっち「俺が忘れさせてやる!!」)
November 20, 1994
150px 37 "Tearful Reunion: I Thought It was Over Between Us"
(悲しい再会「吹っきれたと思ってたのに…」)
November 27, 1994
150px 38 "Anju's Feelings: I Want to Be Next in Line to Miki"
(杏樹の想い「光希さんの次でいいの!」)
December 4, 1994
150px 39 "A Bitter Love: I've Loved Yuu for a Long Time"
(せつない恋「ずっと遊が好きだった…」)
December 11, 1994
150px 40 "A Holy Night: I'm Alone on Christmas Eve"
(聖なる夜「イヴなのに一人ぼっち…」)
December 18, 1994
150px 41 "The Morning of Lovers: Merry Christmas"
(恋人達の朝「メリークリスマス」)
December 25, 1994
150px 42 "New Year's Eve Pattern of Love: It's Going to Be a Wonderful Year"
(新春恋模様「サイコーの年になりそう」)
January 8, 1995
150px 43 "Ski Trip: I Won't Let You Two Be Alone"
(スキー旅行「二人っきりになんかさせない!」)
January 15, 1995
150px 44 "Our Future: Yuu's Dream, My Dream"
(二人の将来「遊の夢、私の夢は?」)
January 22, 1995
150px 45 "Meiko's Turnabout: I'm Going to Hiroshima"
(ゆれる茗子「私、広島に行く!」)
January 29, 1995
150px 46 "To Hiroshima: Let Me Be by Your Side Again"
(広島へ…「もう一度そばにいさせて!」)
February 5, 1995
150px 47 "Couple on the beach: Because I Care About You"
(海辺の二人「君の幸せを思うから…」)
February 12, 1995
150px 48 "The Flavor of Chocolate: Sweet and Bitter Valentine"
(チョコの味「甘くて苦いバレンタイン!」)
February 19, 1995
150px 49 "The Shape of Love: It's Difficult to Be Happy"
(愛のかたち「幸せになるってムズカシイ」)
February 26, 1995
150px 50 "The Foreign Exchange Student Appears: Micheal Is…Strange"
(留学生登場「マイケルって…変!」)
March 5, 1995
150px 51 "Love Triangle: Someone's Messing Thing's Up…"
(三角関係「ふりまわされて…」)
March 12, 1995
150px 52 "Making a Decision Under the Moonlight: Yuu Don't Leave Me Alone!"
(月夜の決心「遊、離れるなんて…イヤ!」)
March 19, 1995
150px 53 "Making a Memory: I Won't Regret It if Anything Happens"
(思い出作り「何が起こっても後悔しない」)
March 26, 1995
150px 54 "New Life: Yuu I Wonder How You're Doing"
(新生活「遊、今頃どうしてるかな?」)
April 2, 1995
150px 55 "Ripples Again: New York Is Too Far Away"
(波紋・再び「ニューヨークは遠すぎる!」)
April 9, 1995
150px 56 "Lost Pathway to Love: My Boyfriend Is Yuu But…"
(すれちがい「あたしの恋人は遊なのに…」)
April 16, 1995
150px 57 "Passing Each Other: I'm So Lonely, I Can't Be Patient Anymore!"
(恋の迷い道「もう耐えられない!寂(さみ)しいの…」)
April 23, 1995
150px 58 "Tone of a Love Confession: I Want You to See Me as a Man"
(告白の音色「ボクを男として見てほしい!」)
April 30, 1995
150px 59 "An Uneasy Weekend: I Want to Hear Yuu's Voice"
(不安な週末「遊の声が聞きたい!」)
May 7, 1995
150px 60 "My Love Is Far Away: Yuu Is in Front of Me"
(恋人は遠い「遊はあたしの目の前にいる」)
May 14, 1995
150px 61 "New York Trap: Yuu, Was I Stupid?"
(N.Y(ニューヨーク)の罠「遊、あたしが馬鹿だったの?」)
May 21, 1995
150px 62 "Goodbye: I Can't Be Your Girlfriend Anymore"
(さよなら「もう…彼女でいられない」)
May 28, 1995
150px 63 "Holding Back the Tears: I Want to Be Alone"
(涙を抱いて「今は一人でいたい」)
June 4, 1995
150px 64 "A Pair's Problems: I Want to Hear Your Voice"
(二人の問題「おまえの声が聞きたい」)
June 11, 1995
150px 65 "Solid Decision : Miki…I'll Take Her"
(かたい決意「光希は…おれがもらう」)
June 18, 1995
150px 66 "New Choice: You Don't Have to Forget Him"
(新たな選択「あいつを忘れなくてもいい」)
June 25, 1995
150px 67 "Friends: I Need Kei!"
(ともだち「あたしには蛍クンが必要なの!」)
July 2, 1995
150px 68 "Indecisive Lovers: Goodbye Ginta"
(揺れる恋人「サヨナラ…銀太」)
July 9, 1995
150px 69 "The Courage to Love: I've Decided"
(恋の勇気「決心がついた!」)
July 16, 1995
150px 70 "I'm Home: What Kind of Face Should I Put on to Meet Him?"
(ただいま「どんな顔して会えばいいの?」)
July 23, 1995
150px 71 "A Night of Stars and the Moon: Although We're Near Each Other…I'm Lonely"
(星と月の夜「近くにいても…寂しい」)
July 30, 1995
150px 72 "Half Brother and Sister: Our Happiness Is Breaking Down"
(異母兄妹「幸せが…こわれていく」)
August 6, 1995
150px 73 "Farewell: I Had to Do It…"
(別れ「こうするしかなかった…」)
August 13, 1995
150px 74 "A Box of Memories: Bye Bye Yuu"
(想い出の箱「バイバイ、遊」)
August 20, 1995
150px 75 "Brother and Sister: We Have to Be Separate"
(兄と妹!?「別れるしかないんだ!」)
August 27, 1995
150px 76 "Departure: Our Love Progresses"
(たびだち「そして、愛は歩きだす」)
September 3, 1995

Cast and charactersEdit

Character Japanese English
Miki Koishikawa Mariko Kōda Michelle Ruff
Yuu Matsuura Ryōtarō Okiayu Michael Lindsay
Ginta Suou Junichi Kanemaru Yuri Lowenthal
Meiko Akizuki Wakana Yamazaki Kate Davis
Satoshi Miwa Shinichiro Ōta Jack Aubree
Shinichi Namura Tōru Furuya Jack Aubree
Arimi Suzuki Aya Hisakawa Carrie Savage
Kei Tsuchiya Akira Ishida Henry Banks
Suzu Sakuma Sakura Tange Mia Bradly
Tsutomu Rokutanda Kazunari Tanaka Tom Gibis
Michael Grant Hikaru Midorikawa
Jinny Golding Yuka Koyama Tara Platt
Rumi Matsuura Yoko Kawanami Wendee Lee
Jin Koishikawa Hideyuki Tanaka Will Barrett
Chiyako Koishikawa Hiroko Emori Cindy Robinson
Youji Matsuura Bin Shimada Conner Holly

Home video releaseEdit

JapanEdit

VHS-tapes

Original VHS tapes

Marmalade Boy was first released on seventeen VHS tapes throughout 1995 and 1996 in Japan. It was later released on two Laser Discs.[1]

In 2003, it was released in three box sets. On October 24, 2012, the 20th anniversary box set of Marmalade Boy was released.

Cover Box set # Release date Episodes Discs
DVD-1 1 May 2, 2003[2] 1-25 5
DVD-2 2 September 26, 2003[3] 26-50 5
Placeholder other 3 December 26, 2003[4] 51-76 5
Anniversary-Box Anniversary October 24, 2012[5] 1-76 14

TokyopopEdit

Tokyopop released the English dubbed version of Marmalade Boy from 2002 to 2005 under the title, "Ultimate Scrapbook." Tokyopop later lost the license to the first twenty-four episodes, and now the anime is out of print.

Cover Box set # Release date Episodes Discs
SB-1 1 July 23, 2002[6] 1-19 3
SB-2 2 October 26, 2004[7] 20-37 3
SB-3 3 January 25, 2005[8] 38-55 3
SB-4 4 April 26, 2005[9] 56-76 3

MusicEdit

Six singles related to Marmalade Boy were released in Japan during the 90s. The first, "Egao ni Aitai" is the opening theme of the anime. The others are "Moment," "Karebairo Not Growing," "Saigo no Yakusoku," "Yoake no Etude," and "Melody - Dakishimete."

There are eight soundtracks for the Marmalade Boy anime, Music Monlogue from Miki, Message for Lovers, Marmalade Voice!, Love Affairs, Marmalade Face!, The Étude of Dawn, Marmalade Summer, and Final Edition. A Marmalade Boy: Best Album, also known as Single Collection, was released. Finally, Marmalade Boy Zenkyokushu was published in 2003. Zenkyokushu includes the opening and endings.

Another CD titled Chara Oshaberi Time was given to those who bought Marmalade Voice! at the time. Three other CDs, titled Sweet Bitter were paired with the Japanese DVD boxes.

MerchandiseEdit

ReferencesEdit

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