Daddy Long Legs

Alt titles: My Daddy Long Legs, Watashi no Ashinaga Ojisan

TV (40 eps)
3.279 of 5 from 500 votes
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At John Grier Orphanage, one lucky girl will be sponsored to attend Lincoln Memorial Girls' School in New Jersey - and that lucky person is Judy Abbott, a happy-go-lucky teen with high spirits and a kind heart. Judy's benefactor, whose shadow causes her to coin him as "Daddy Long Legs," has only one condition: she must write to him once a month and chronicle her new adventures. At her new home, Judy will learn about life and friendships with the help of such classmates as the rich Julia Pendleton and good friend Sally McBride.

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heartsDmise Mar 2, 2016
Score 10/10

I thouroughly enjoyed this anime to my hearts content. I have not read the original book but because of this anime, It will be next on my reading list. The animation is wonderful--with of course a few hiccups here and there. Somtimes for example, when someone was writing, the words just magically appeared on paper. I excuse this however because it was indeed the early 90s and animation was still being explored... read more

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