Onegai My Melody (おねがいマイメロディ, Onegai mai merodi?, trans. Please My Melody) is a Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Studio Comet, based on the Sanrio character My Melody. The anime is directed by Makoto Moriwaki, who directed High School! Kimengumi The Movie and produced by Hideyuki Kachi and Kazuya Watanabe. The series was written by Takashi Yamada, who wrote the Anime Adaptation of Yumeiro Pâtissière with character designs from Tomoko Miyakawa. It ran on TV Osaka and TV Tokyo from April 3, 2005 to March 26, 2006, spanning up to 52 episodes.
Onegai My Melody marks as Studio Comet's first anime series based on a Sanrio Character, which gained 3 official sequels plus a mini movie alongside the airing of Jewelpet the Movie: Sweets Dance Princess in theaters. This became a staple to the studio and to Sanrio as they expanded further to produce Jewelpet after the fourth series. The theme in the series revolves around Music and Dreams, which is referenced to the Magical Items My Melody and Kuromi has and to the episodes of each 4 series.
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“The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.”
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