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Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Huh!? Penguin Village Through the TV Jack
Dr. Slump Arale-chan episode
Episode №: 15.5 Special
Airdate: July 25, 1981
Japanese Title: Dr.スランプアラレちゃん あやや!?ペンギン村でテレビジャック
Rōmaji: Dr. Suranpuarare-chan ayaya!? Pengin mura de terebijakku
Manga Counterpart: 022. Barbershop Panic: Part 1

023. Barbershop Panic: Part 2

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Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Huh!? Penguin Village Through the TV Jack (Dr.スランプアラレちゃん あやや!?ペンギン村でテレビジャック Dr. Suranpuarare-chan ayaya!? Pengin mura de terebijakku) is the first special of Dr. Slump Arale-chan. Being considered as episode 15.5.


Spmillenia title

Dr. Slump's portion of the special title card.

This special was broadcast within the Queen Millennia TV anime special, "Summer Anime Matsuri Special: Arale-chan's Family Appears! Who is Queen Millennia!?" It is a crossover between the Dr. Slump: Arale-chan and Queen Millennia anime television series.


The Dr. Slump part of the special is about the bank robber Joe Dunn being chased by cops, so he hides out in the Soramame Barber Shop and takes everyone hostage. Later on, Kenta Kuraaku shows up and interviews everyone and it culminates in Arale showing off her strength by cracking the moon in half.

The Queen Millennia half of the special is a clip show recapping the earlier episodes of the series. Short interstitial segments feature a story in which the characters from Dr. Slump and Queen Millennia meet, due to an accident with a television Senbei is trying to build.


  • After its initial airdate, this special was repeated once, on March 11, 1982. It has not appeared on television since that rerun, nor has it ever been released on home video in any format.
  • It was also originally considered an anime-exclusive episode until it was later confirmed to be an adaptation of two manga chapters.
Volume 2: Arale on the Loose
Manga Arale Flies the Skies!Arale on the Loose: Part 1Arale on the Loose: Part 2The Invader from SpaceThe Reality MachineKidnapped!?Teacher's Coming!The Ponpoko Morph GunA Far and Distant SeashoreBarbershop Panic: Part 1Barbershop Panic: Part 2The Great Strawberry Panties Caper: Part 1The Great Strawberry Panties Caper: Part 2
Dr. Slump Arale-chan Arale Flies in the Sky!Arale-chan ChargeThe Invader from SpaceThe Reality MachineArale is Kidnapped!The Teacher is Coming!Transform Ponpoko GunArale Swims in the Ancient PastDr. Slump and Arale-chan: Huh!? Penguin Village Through the TV JackThe Great Strawberry Panties Caper
1997 Anime