, full title: Time Classroom, Adventures of The Flying House
, is a children's anime
series produced by Tatsunoko Production
, under directors Masakazu Higuchi and Mineo Fuji, and aired by TV Tokyo and local stations across Japan. Originally airing between April 5, 1982, and March 28, 1983, the series culminates in 52 episodes. The show was also distributed in the United States by the Christian Broadcasting Network (who previously dubbed the show's predecessor, Superbook
), airing both in syndication, and on the old CBN Cable Network (now the ABC Family Channel), and all episodes are available online at the Christian Broadcasting Network site.
The story of the anime consists of three young children, Justin Casey, Angela Roberts and her younger brother Corkey Roberts, who discover what they believe to be an abandoned house in the middle of the woods while playing hide-and-seek. Inside the house they soon discover SIR, a friendly little robot, and Professor Humphrey Bumble (Tokio Taimu in the original Japanese version), an eccentric professor who had recently perfected a time machine. Using the time machine, the group go back through time, experiencing and reliving the past.
Tropes found in Flying House include: