Tama & Friends (タマ&フレンズ, Tama ando Furenzu) is a series of products and anime beginning as early as 1983.
An OVA series based on the products was created by Group TAC and titled Tama & Friends: Third Street Story (タマ&フレンズ 3丁目物語 Tama ando Furenzu San-chōme Monogatari) and the first episode was first released in 1988. The episodes, as well as an additional three episodes, aired on TBS and MBS under the name Tama of Third Street: Do You Know My Tama? (3丁目のタマ うちのタマ知りませんか? San-Chōme no Tama: Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?) from July 3 August 28, 1993. An anime movie, titled Tama of Third Street: Please! Find Momo-chan!! (3丁目のタマ おねがい!モモちゃんを捜して!! San-Chōme no Tama: Onegai! Momo-chan wo Sagashite!!), was released in the same year. Other 26 episodes were created and broadcast in 1994 on the same networks under the same name. The original series was dubbed in North America by 4Kids Entertainment in 2001, but never made it to home video. Hasbro Studios currently holds the rights to the 4Kids' dub. Another anime series, known as Tama & Friends: Search for It! The Magic Puni-Puni Stone (タマ&フレンズ 探せ! 魔法のプニプニストーン Tama ando Furenzu: Sagase! Mahō no Puni-Puni Sutōn), aired on Animax in 2006.
A new series of animated shorts began airing in October 2016. It is animated in Adobe Flash. In 2016, an official Korean version of the same name based on the series, created by Daewon Media, SEGA SAMMY GROUP and produced by Toonzone Studios & CJ ENM, was released worldwide for a Western audience.
- Anime 2020
- Anime 2016
- Anime spin-off 2006
- Anime movie 1993
- San-chōme no Tama: Onegai! Momo-chan o Sagashite!! (movie)
- 3 Choume no Tama: Onegai! Momo-chan wo Sagashite!!
- Anime 1993
- Anime 1988