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My Friend, Mr. Bear!
4th title
Dr. Slump Arale-chan episode
Episode №: 5a
Airdate: May 13th, 1981
Opening: Waiwai World (version 1)
Japanese Title: クマさん友だち!!
Rōmaji: Kuma-san tomodachi!!
Manga Counterpart: Bearly Friends!
Remake Counterpart: Bear in the Cage
Previous: Gatchan the Courier
Next: New Invention! The Big-Small Ray Gun
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My Friend, Mr. Bear!! (クマさん友だち!! Kuma-san tomodachi!!) is the first segment of the 5th episode of Dr. Slump Arale-chan.


Arale has rescued a bear from a cage to help the bear bring back to the forest!



Character Name Voice Actor/Actress
Arale Norimaki Mami Koyama
Akane Kimidori Kazuko Sugiyama
Aoi Kimidori Naomi Jinbo
Mr. Bear (Debut) TBA
Senbei Norimaki Kenji Utsumi
Gatchan Seiko Nakano
Bear's Owner (Debut) TBA
Gala Masaharu Satō
Pagos Isamu Tanonaka
Gamera None
Hunter (Debut) TBA
Hunter's Assistant (Debut) TBA
Lions (Debut) None



Dr. Slump Volume 1: The Birth of Arale
Manga The Birth of Arale! · Here Comes Arale! · Something's Missing! · Dr. Monster · Which Will It Be? · Bearly Friends! · Arale is Akane!? · The Big-Small Gun! · 1980: Living For Tomorrow! · The Time Slipper · The Mysterious Egg · Is It a Girl? Is It a Boy!?
Dr. Slump Arale-chan Arale-chan's BirthHey! FriendsArale-chan Goes to SchoolIt is! ...not thereGreat Adventure with the Time SlipperWhat's with the Egg?!Huh?! Is it a Boy? Is it a Girl?My Friend, Mr. Bear!!New Invention! The Big-Small Ray GunLiving for Tomorrow!Arale is Akane!?The Mysterious Dr. Monster?!
1997 Anime Arale is Born!!Let's Go to SchoolTime Slipper!The Strange BabyArale's Missing Thing...Dekachibi Ray Gun!Bear in the Cage