World Masterpiece Theater, from 1969 to 1997 was a Japanese Anime television series which adapted literary classics to anime.
After a 9 year hiatus, news is they are returning.
What with, you ask?
Fuji Television Network’s “World Masterpiece Theater” animation series is returning to the airwaves after an interval of 9 years. The series was scrubbed in the past due to a decrease in audience rating. The newly produced 24th work has been announced as Les Miserables – Shoujo Cosette, based on the book of the novel by Victor Hugo. Chinese CCTV will co-produce the 52 episode work.
I’m sure I’ll be able to find it for download somewhere, but I won’t understand the Japanese…