The Little Twins (partially found English dub of Japanese animated series; 1992)
The Little Twins (リトルツインズ) is a Japanese animated series produced by Toei Animation in the early 1990's, having receiving an English Dub that aired on the Nickelodeon kids' block, Nick Jr. from June 3rd, 1998 up until July 3, 1998,  with a total of 13 episodes.
Plot[edit | edit source]
The show centers around two Lilliputian twins, tiny dwarf-like creatures, named Petal and Piper living on an island, named with their family and going on various adventures, and their enjoying their everyday lives. The twins frequently meet various other normal-sized creatures and learn more about them.
Nick Jr.'s English Dub[edit | edit source]
Having initially released as an OVA under the same name, released on July 23, 1992, the series aired on the Nickelodeon's kids' block, Nick Jr., 6 years after it was initially released, receiving an English Dub and had only aired for a month, starting from June 3rd, 1998 up until July 3, 1998..
The series was executively produced by David Linde, and features Jack Maeby having an original soundtrack made for this dub.
Availability[edit | edit source]
The show fell quickly into obscurity, having limited information resurfaced on the internet about this dub. Nonetheless, a DVD release of the Nick Jr. Dub was released in 2004, but with little to no traction about its release.
With the DVD release, however, Archive.org and Twitter user Ouren, had ripped and uploaded the first four episodes of the series in the Wayback Machine. back in October 2016.
Ouren had later stated in the following years in the 1st of January, 2021, that he had obtained a VHS copy of the 5th episode of the series, and also showed a snippet for the 5th episode. He had stated that he has been planning to dump the entire 5th episode. But as of 2022, the entire 5th episode hasn't been ripped, resurfaced, and uploaded online.
Episodes List[edit | edit source]
There are no current episode listing found online, although the official titles for the series can be found on the ones which are found and resurfaced.
|1||A Time Of Giving||Found|
|3||The Best Gift Of All||Found|
|4||The Magic Flute||Found|
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Videos[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- LMW Forums thread about Little Twins
- YouTube playlist for Little Things, reuploaded on YouTube, by PinkieLopBun
References[edit | edit source]
- MyAnimeList page for Little Twins
- Japanese Wikipedia page for Little Twins
- A NickAndMore website listing all series that had aired on Nick Jr., with Little Twins
- aniDB page for Little Twins
- TVTropes article detailing the synopsis for this anime
- ANN Article on Little Twins
- Archive.org Page for the Little Twins, which on the description mentions the obscure DVD release.
- Clip for the 5th episode posted by @Ouren.
- Ouren's Twitter Thread about the 5th episode.