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The following is a list of Christmas television specials and miniseries, as well as Christmas-themed episodes of regular television series.


Series Episode Year Channel Description
The Adventures of Blinky Bill Blinky Bill's White Christmas 2005 Seven Network
Bananas in Pyjamas The Snowman 2012 ABC Kids
Bananas in Pyjamas The Christmas Tree 2013 ABC Kids
Johnson and Friends The Christmas Tree 1997 ABC Television
Johnson and Friends Christmas Presents 1997 ABC Television
Kath & Kim Da Kath and Kim Code 2005 ABC Television
The Koala Brothers Outback Christmas 2005 ABC Television
McLeod's Daughters Silent Night 2007 Nine Network
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Murder Under the Mistletoe 2013 ABC Television
Mother and Son Christmas Drinks 1985 ABC Television
Round the Twist Santa Claws 1989 Seven Network
SheZow SheZon's Greetings 2013 Network Ten
Play School A Very Play School Christmas 2019 ABC Kids
Swift and Shift Couriers A Swifty Shifty Christmas 2008 SBS Television


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Sai de Baixo Where's the Turkey? 1996 Rede Globo
Toma Lá Dá Cá Pilot 2005
A Grande Família Today the Party is Yours 2008
Porta dos Fundos The Last Hangover 2018 Netflix




Episode Year Channel Description
Deck the Mall 2004 Teletoon
In a Retail Wonderland 2005 Teletoon
Snow Job 2006 Teletoon
How the Rent-a-Cop Stole Christmas 2007 Teletoon

The Beachcombers

Episode Year Channel Description
Here Comes Santa Claus 1974 CBC
In the Still of the Night 1975 CBC
The Great Shaman of the North 1976 CBC
A Christmas Story 1980 CBC
A Family Christmas 1982 CBC
Without Words 1983 CBC
Stars of Wonder 1987 CBC
A Beachcombers Christmas - reunion movie 2004 CBC

Corner Gas

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Corner Gas Merry Gasmas 2005 CTV
Corner Gas Animated Tinsel-itis 2020 CTV Comedy Channel


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Degrassi Junior High Season's Greetings 1988 CBC
Degrassi: The Next Generation Holiday 2003 CTV

The Forest Rangers

Episode Year Channel Description
A Christmas Story 1963 CBC
Santa McLeod 1965 CBC

Hangin' In

Episode Year Channel Description
Christmas Wrapping 1982 CBC
Christmas Hotline 1984 CBC

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

Episode Year Channel Description
Hearth's Warming Eve 2011 Hub Network
Hearthbreakers 2015 Discovery Family
A Hearth's Warming Tail 2016 Discovery Family
The Hearth's Warming Club 2018 Discovery Family

The Red Green Show

Episode Year Channel Description
It's a Wonderful Red Green Christmas 1998 CBC
A Very Merry Red Green Christmas 2000 CBC
A Lot Like Christmas 2002 CBC
The Butter Man 2004 CBC

Total Drama

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Total Drama World Tour Anything Yukon Do, I Can Do Better 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama World Tour Slap Slap Revolution 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama World Tour Sweden Sour 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama: Revenge of the Island Ice Ice Baby 2012 Teletoon

Other Canadian shows

Series Episode Year Channel Description
The Adventures of Chuck and Friends Boomer the Snowplow 2010 Treehouse TV
Big Wolf on Campus Anti-Claus Is Coming To Town 2001 YTV
The Big Comfy Couch Comfy and Joy 1995 YTV This also aired in the U.S. on PBS.
Call Me Fitz A Very Special Fitzmas 2013 The Movie Network
& Movie Central
Donkey Kong Country The Kongo Bongo Festival of Lights 1999 Teletoon Donkey Kong and friends spend the holidays with their families.
Due South Gift of the Wheelman 1994 CTV
League of Super Evil The Night Before Chaosmas 2009 YTV
King of Kensington The Christmas Show 1975 CBC
The Latest Buzz The Happy Holidays Issue 2008 Family Channel
Life with Derek A Very Derekus Christmas 2007 Family Channel
Little Charmers Santa Sparkle 2015 Treehouse TV Santa visits CharmVille
Little Mosque on the Prairie Eid's a Wonderful Life 2007 CBC
Made in Canada The Christmas Show 1999 CBC
Mr. Young Mr. Claus 2012 YTV
Murdoch Mysteries A Merry Murdoch Christmas 2015 CBC
Naturally, Sadie A Very Sadie Christmas 2006 Family Channel
Noddy Anything Can Happen at Christmas 1998 TVOKids
Pearlie Jingle Bell Park 2011 YTV
Pippi Longstocking Pippi's Christmas 1997 YTV
& Teletoon
Pound Puppies I Heard the Barks on Christmas Eve 2012 YTV
Road to Avonlea Happy Christmas, Miss King 1998 CBC
Schitt's Creek Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose 2018 CBC
Slings & Arrows Fallow Time 2005 The Movie Network
& Movie Central
Street Legal I'll Be Home for Christmas 1987 CBC
Student Bodies The Christmas Concert 1997 Global & YTV
Trailer Park Boys Dear Santa Claus Go F*ck Yourself 2004 Showcase
Wind at My Back A Wind at My Back Christmas 2001 CBC


Special Year Channel Description
Bluetoes the Christmas Elf 1988 CBC Based on the book Bluetoes: Santa's Special Helper by George Polkosnik
Bob's Broken Sleigh 2015 Family Channel
Care Bears Nutcracker Suite 1988 Global
The Christmas Orange 2002 Teletoon Based on the 1998 children's book of the same by Don Gillmor and Marie-Louise Gay
The Christmas Raccoons 1980 CBC A precursor TV special to the later series The Raccoons (1985–1991)
A Cosmic Christmas 1977 CBC A television special that was the first fully-animated production from Toronto's Nelvana.
The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale 2015 CBC
George and the Christmas Star 1985 CTV
A Gift of Munsch 1994 CTV
The Gift of Winter 1974 CBC
A Gift to Last 1976 CBC
The Great Northern Candy Drop 2017 CBC
The Little Brown Burro 1978
The Little Crooked Christmas Tree 1990 Based on the 1989 book of the same name by Michael Cutting
The Magic Hockey Skates 2012 CBC
Must Be Santa 1999 CBC
Nilus the Sandman: The Boy Who Dreamed Christmas 1991 CTV A precursor TV special to the later series Nilus the Sandman (1996–1998)
A Russell Peters Christmas 2011 CTV
The Santa Claus Brothers 2001 YTV
The Teddy Bears' Christmas 1992 CTV Sequel to the 1989 special The Teddy Bears' Picnic (1989), followed by a further follow-up The Teddy Bears' Scare (1998) and a series The Secret World of Benjamin Bear (2003–2009)
The Tin Soldier 2011 Treehouse TV TV pilot for The Toy Castle (2000–2008)
The Trolls and the Christmas Express 1981
Tukiki and His Search for a Merry Christmas 1979



Meister Eder und sein Pumuckl

Episode Year Channel Description
Pumuckl und der Nikolaus 1982 Bayerisches Fernsehen
Das Weihnachtsgeschenk 1982 Bayerisches Fernsehen
Eders Weihnachtsgeschenk 1988 Bayerisches Fernsehen

Other German shows

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Der Bergdoktor 2x09 Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte aus Tirol 1992 Sat.1
Der Bulle von Tölz 12x5 Der Weihnachtsmann ist tot 2005 Sat.1
Meine Freundin Conni Conni feiert Weihnachten 2012 KiKa



Series Episode Year Channel Description
A nagy ho-ho-ho-horgász What Gift Did Santa Claus Brought To Us? 1984 M1
A nagy ho-ho-ho-horgász The Christmas Fish 1984 M1
Frakk, a macskák réme What Gift Will Santa Claus Bring to Us? 1972 M1
Pom Pom meséi Gombóc Arthur, the Santa Claus 1980 M1


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Mindenből egy van Merry Christmas! 2011 M1
Munkaügyek Christmas Partner Conference 2012 M1

Soap opera

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Barátok közt Christmas Special 2005 RTL Klub


Series Episode Year Channel Description
A mi kis falunk Christmas 2022 RTL


Christmas calendar series (Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins)

Series Year Channel Notes
Á baðkari til Betlehem 1990 RÚV Rerun in 1995, 2004
Stjörnustrákur 1991 RÚV Rerun in 1998, 2006
Tveir á báti 1992 RÚV Rerun in 2000,
Jól á leið til jarðar 1994 RÚV Rerun in 1999, 2007
Hvar er Völundur? 1996 RÚV Rerun in 2002, 2012
Klængur sniðugi 1997 RÚV Rerun in 2003, 2009,
Töfrakúlan 2005 RÚV Never rerun
Jólaævintýri Dýrmundar 2008 RÚV Never rerun

Notes: Prior to 1990, RÚV did not produce and air any Christmas calendar series. In 1994, 2010–2011, 2013–present RÚV only aired Scandinavian produced Christmas calendar series.


Episode Year Channel Description
LazyTown's Surprise Santa 2004
The Holiday Spirit 2013


The Podge and Rodge Show

Episode Year Channel Description
A Frightmare before Christmas 2006 RTÉ Two
Podge and Rodge's Christmas Craic 2008 RTÉ Two
Late Night Lock Inn 2009 RTÉ Two

Other Irish series

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Deal or No Deal Deal or No Deal Christmas special 2009 TV3
Father Ted A Christmassy Ted 1996 Channel 4
Hardy Bucks Hardy Bucks Christmas special 2010 RTÉ
Republic of Telly Republic of Telly Christmas special 2010 RTÉ Two



Series Episode Year Channel Description
Age 12 Christmas
Aggretsuko We Wish You a Metal Christmas 2017 Netflix
Ah My Buddha Don't Irritate Me!! 2005
Ai Yori Aoshi Beautiful Snow 2003
Asteroid in Love Winter Diamond 2020 AT-X
Astro Boy The Light Ray Robot 1980 NTV
Azumanga Daioh Osaka's Scary Story / Feeling Different / December / Incredible Santa / Christmas Meeting 2002
Bartender Christmas Miracle 2006
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Let's Get Wiggy With It 2003 TV Asahi
Chocotto Sister Happy Christmas 2006 Chiba TV
Cyborg 009 Christmas Eve Mirage 2001 TV Tokyo
Cyborg Kuro-chan Kotaro's Christmas 2000
Dinosaur King Santa Saurus 2007
Dr. Stone Spartan Crafts Club 2019
Fairy Tail Fairies's Christmas 2016
Flint the Time Detective Cavemen's Christmas 1998
Golgo 13 Christmas 24 Hours 2008
Hayate no Gotoku In English, Unmei Means Destiny 2007
Jeanie with Light Brown Hair Alone on Christmas Eve 1992
K-On! Christmas! 2010
Kimi ni Todoke Christmas 2010
Kobato …White Christmas. 2010
Komi Can't Communicate It's just a merry Christmas 2022
Kyouran Kazoku Nikki Black Santa is Sleepless in the Night 2008
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions Glimmering... Explosive Festival (Slapstick Noel) 2013
Love Hina Love Hina Christmas Special - Silent Eve 2000
Lucky Star The Various Ways for Spending the Holy Night 2007
Magical Princess Minky Momo Please, Santa Claus 1982
Martian Successor Nadesico There is No Single Truth 1996
Minami-ke Christmas Along with Eve 2007
Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid Troupe Dragon, On Stage! (They Had A Troupe Name, Huh) 2017
Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory Kiriya Wishes Upon a Christmas 2021
My Little Monster Christmas 2012
My Love Story!! My Christmas 2015
My Hero Academia Have a Merry Christmas! 2021
My Senpai Is Annoying And Then, It's Christmas 2021
Ninja Nonsense Ninjas Christmas 2004
Persona 4: The Golden Animation Not So Holy Christmas Eve 2014
Popotan Christmas 2003
ReLIFE Date 2018
Rent-A-Girlfriend Christmas and Girlfriend 2020 MBS
Rental Magica A Requiem Offered on Christmas Eve 2007 Chiba TV
Science Ninja Team Gatchaman A Christmas Present of Death 1973 Fuji TV
Sakura Trick A Cherry Blossom-colored Wedding 2014 TBS
Sakura Quest The Phoenix in the Holy Night 2017
Shaman King (2021 TV series) Chocolove's Christmas 2021
Shirobako Exodus Christmas 2014
Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle Sleeping Princess of the Demon Castle 2020 TV Tokyo
Strawberry Marshmallow Present 2005 TBS
Steins;Gate 0 Protocol of the Two-sided Gospel: X-Day Protocol 2018
Sword Art Online The Red-Nosed Reindeer 2012
Tokyo Mew Mew The Shining Tear: Celebrating Christmas with just the Two of Us 2002
Toriko Merry Feasttmas! Gourmet Santa's Present! 2012 Fuji TV
The Duke of Death and His Maid The Duke, Alice, and the Christmas Eve Vow 2021 Tokyo MX
The Wallflower Oh, My Sweet Home! 2006
Vandread White Love 2000
Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku Bleak Christmas 2018
You're Under Arrest Santa Claus Panic! 1996
YuruYuri Christmasery 2011

B Gata H Kei

Episode Year Channel Description
Throbbing Christmas Eve. What Does a First Kiss Taste Like? 2010
Year 2 Class H's Christmas Party. Take Me to the Bed

Cardcaptor Sakura

Episode Year Channel Description
Sakura's Wonderful Christmas 1998
Sakura, the Cards, and a Present 1999

Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch

Episode Year Channel Description
A Christmas Present 2003
Battle on Christmas Eve 2004


Episode Year Channel Description
Merry Christmas! 2000
A Wonderful Santa Claus 2001
Mimi's Christmas 2002
The Mysterious Gift 2003
It's Santa, Merry Christmas! 2004
A Christmas Ride! 2005


Episode Year Channel Description
In The World 2009
Academy Hetalia Christmas
Finding Santa 2013


Episode Year Channel Description
Holiday Hi-Jynx 1998
Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Christmas Night 1999
Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Stantler's Little Helpers 2000
Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Delibird's Dilemma 2001
Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Snorlax Snowman

Powerpuff Girls Z

Episode Year Channel Description
Flower Power 2006
All Ken Wants for Christmas

Pretty Cure

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Futari wa Pretty Cure I Couldn't Be Happier!? Nagisa's White Christmas 2004
Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart A Skating Rink of Sweethearts? Slipping and Falling into Great Crisis 2005
Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star Cake, Kazuya and Christmas 2006
Yes! PreCure 5 Nozomi and Coco's Christmas Vow 2007
Yes! PreCure 5 GoGo! Deliver Them! Everyone's Presents! 2008
Fresh Pretty Cure! We are Four Pretty Cure! Separation in Christmas!! 2009
HeartCatch PreCure! A Christmas Miracle! We Met Cure Flower! 2010
Suite PreCure DoReLaDo ~ ♪ The Miracle Born in the Holy Night-nya! 2011
Smile PreCure! A smile secret! Miyuki and the real Ultra Happy!! 2012
DokiDoki! PreCure Jikochu's Trap! A Christmas Without Mana 2013
HappinessCharge PreCure! The Enemy is God!? A Shocking Christmas! 2014
Go! Princess PreCure Feeling I Want to See! To the Ocean of Minami's Dream! 2015
Witchy PreCure! A Magical Christmas! Miral Becomes Santa!? 2016
Kirakira Pretty Cure a la Mode Farewell, Yukari! The Thrilling Sweets Christmas! 2017
Hug! Pretty Cure 2018
Star Twinkle PreCure 2019
Delicious Party Pretty Cure 2022
Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure The Heroes Christmas 2023


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Digimon Adventure 02 A Very Digi Christmas 2000
Digimon Adventure 02 Dramon Power 2001
Digimon Adventure 02 Digimon World Tour (three-part episode)
Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters Christmas Has Vanished!? Calendamon the Calendar Thief! 2016
Digimon Ghost Game Ghost Taxi 2022


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Nobita and Doraemon's Christmas (two-part episode) 1980
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Mini Santa
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Flying Christmas 1982
Doraemon (1979 TV series) The Christmas Present 1985
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Time Skipping Pulley 1987
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Santa Mail 1996
Doraemon (1979 TV series) Santa Bag and Christmas 1998
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Nobita Claus on Christmas Eve 2009
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Santa Claus, the Thief Who Came on Christmas Eve 2010
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Escape the Giant Christmas Cake!! 2015
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Day Changing Calendar 2016
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Christmas in the House of Candies 2017
Doraemon (2005 TV series) Christmas Cards from the Future 2018
Doraemon (2005 TV series) The Presents From Time Skipping Pulley 2019

Urusei Yatsura

Episode Year Channel Description
Pitter Patter Christmas Eve 1981 Fuji TV
Mendo Family - Summer Christmas 1983 Fuji TV

Ranma ½

Episode Year Channel Description
Step Outside! 1990 Fuji TV Outta Control
A Xmas Without Ranma 1991 Fuji TV Random Rhapsody
Tendo Family Christmas Scramble 1993 N/A OAV

Ojamajo Doremi

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Ojamajo Doremi Help Santa! 1999
Ojamajo Doremi Sharp A Happy White Christmas 2000
Mōtto! Ojamajo Doremi Merry Christmas with Everyone! 2001


Episode Year Channel Description
Mercury Retrogrades at Christmas 2009
Under the Fir Tree
Christmas Eve Festival

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Episode Year Channel Description
Frolic! Silent Night 2016
Another Christmas Challenge! 2018


Episode Year Channel Description
People Who Say That Santa Doesn't Really Exist Actually Want to Believe in Him 2006
Santa Claus Red Is Blood Red 2010


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Jewelpet Merry Merry Santa Comes to Town 2009

Sgt. Frog

Episode Year Channel Description
The Space Frog Who Stole Christmas! 2004
Keroro, I Cannot Say Merry Christmas 2005
Keroro Central Tokyo's Ice Age Alisa Has Come 2006
Keroro, Prevent Christmas! 2007
Keroro, Merry Christmas on the Battlefield 2008
Natsumi, Christmas Party Operation 2009


Series Episode Year Channel Description
Ambassador Magma A Christmas Present from the Devil 1966 Fuji TV
Jumborg Ace Haunted Robot, Hell's Mirror 1973 Mainichi Broadcasting System
Enban Sensō Bankid Aliens Aiming for HESO 1976 Nippon TV
Hell Girl Miracle of Christmas Eve 2006 Nippon TV

Ultra Series

Series Episode Year Channel Description
The Return of Ultraman Ultraman Dies at Sunset 1971 Tokyo Broadcasting System Television
The Return of Ultraman When the Ultra Star Shines Tokyo Broadcasting System Television
Ultraman Ace Resurrection! The Father of Ultra 1972 Tokyo Broadcasting System Television
Ultraman Taro The Ultra Christmas Tree 1973 Tokyo Broadcasting System Television
Ultraman Max Elly of Christmas 2005 Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting

Kamen Rider

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Kamen Rider Monster Wolf Man's Huge Murder Party 1971 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider V3 Destron's Christmas Present 1973 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider (Skyrider) Dark Santa Claus; Ah, Transformation Impossible 1979 MBS
Kamen Rider Super-1 Danger!! The Demonic Christmas Present 1980 MBS
Kamen Rider Ryuki The Twentieth Birthday & Tiger's a Hero 2002 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Kabuto Christmas Earthquake & Farewell, Tsurugi!! 2006 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Den-O Reliving a Blank Day & Now to Reveal Love and Truth 2007 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider W Begins Night & Movie War 2010 2009 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider OOO The Medal Struggle, the Transport Truck, and the Container & An End, the Greeed, and a New Rider 2010 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Fourze Christmas Eve Choir & Right and Wrong Conflict 2011 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Wizard The Miracle of Christmas 2012 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Gaim Rider Great Assembly! Revealing the Mystery of the Forest! & The Truth Behind the Christmas Game 2013 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Drive Who Can Prevent the Dark Christmas Eve? 2014 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Ghost Imposing! A Man of Loyalty 2015 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Christmas Special: Targeting the Silver X mas! 2016 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Build The Weaponry Hero 2017 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Zi-O Forever King 2018 2018 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Zero-One This is the Dawn of ZAIA 2019 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Revice Eradicate Showdown! Deadmans! 2021 TV Asahi
Kamen Rider Gotchard 2023 TV Asahi

Super Sentai

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Gosei Sentai Dairanger A Straight Line To Mommy, The Ultra-White Prohibited Past, & Impression!! You Cry Too 1993 TV Asahi
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger The Hasty Santa 1994 TV Asahi
Gekisou Sentai Carranger The Reckless Driving Emperor's Frightful Fuel Check, Engine Stall On All Cars! Desperate Situation for the Giant Robo!!, & Merry Carmagic Christmas!! 1996 TV Asahi
Denji Sentai Megaranger Lost Them! The Evil Stalkers & We Won't Lose! The Decisive Battle is on Christmas Eve 1997 TV Asahi
Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive The Hellish Psyma Beast Army & The Terrible Psyma Tree 1999 TV Asahi
Mirai Sentai Timeranger The Fallen Angel of Destruction, The History Correction Order, & The Revolt Against Time 2000 TV Asahi
Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger Santa Came 2001 TV Asahi
Ninpu Sentai Hurricaneger Gozen and The Misfortune Fan Beast 2002 TV Asahi & NT21
Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger Merry Abaremas! Jamejame 2003 TV Asahi
Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger Mortal Campaign 2004 TV Asahi & NT21
Mahō Sentai Magiranger The Teacher's Teacher & Confrontation! Two Ultimate Gods 2005 TV Asahi & NT21
GoGo Sentai Boukenger The Dangerous Christmas Present 2006 TV Asahi & NT21/UX
Juken Sentai Gekiranger Hapi-Hapi Merry Christmas, Osu 2007 TV Asahi & UX
Engine Sentai Go-onger End-of-Year Big Cleanup & Protect Christmas Eve 2008 TV Asahi & UX
Samurai Sentai Shinkenger Two Centuries' Ambition & One Last Sword 2009 TV Asahi
Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger A Lovely Christmas Eve 2011 TV Asahi
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters Christmas Determination & Christmas Eve - Time to Finish Our Mission 2012 TV Asahi
Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Yanasanta! Deboth's World War & Wonderful! Christmas of Justice 2013 TV Asahi
Ressha Sentai ToQger The Beginning of the End, Who Is He? He Is Whom? & The Christmas Battle 2014 TV Asahi
Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Look Out For Santa Claus! & OtomoNin Wars! Nekomata Strikes Back 2015 TV Asahi
Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger The Witnesses of Christmas 2016 TV Asahi
Uchu Sentai Kyuranger The Vow on the Holy Night, 'Alright, Lucky!' 2017 TV Asahi
Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger Looking Forward to Christmas 2018 TV Asahi
Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger The Stolen Holy Night 2019 TV Asahi
Mashin Sentai Kiramager Rap 2020 TV Asahi
Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger It's the Ancestors! The Great Spirit World, Happy Birthday to Infinite New Year's!, & Dad's Rescue, One Chance! 2021 TV Asahi
Avataro Sentai Donbrothers 2022 TV Asahi

Metal Hero

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Space Sheriff Shaider The Masked Dancing Choir 1984 TV Asahi
Jikuu Senshi Spielban All Happiness • Packer Doesin't the Dream 1986 TV Asahi
The Mobile Cop Jiban Clash! Christmas Final Battle!! 1989 TV Asahi
Special Rescue Exceedraft Christmas Eve of the Final Fight 1992 TV Asahi
Blue SWAT Gold Platinum: Combat Impossible! 1994 TV Asahi
Juukou B-Fighter A Christmas Eve Memory 1995 TV Asahi
B-Fighter Kabuto The No-Rules Peak Battle 1996 TV Asahi


MOM Productions/Video Tokyo Productions

Special Year Channel Description
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1964
The Little Drummer Boy 1968
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town 1970
The Year Without a Santa Claus 1974
The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow 1975
Rudolph's Shiny New Year 1975
The Little Drummer Boy, Book II 1976
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey 1977
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July 1979
Jack Frost 1979
Pinocchio's Christmas 1980
The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold 1981
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus 1985

Television Corporation of Japan (TCJ)

Special Year Channel Description
Cricket on the Hearth 1967

Mushi Production

Special/Seroes Episode Year Channel Description
Frosty the Snowman 1969
Festival of Family Classics A Christmas Tree 1972

Topcraft/Pacific Animation Corporation (PAC)

Special Year Channel Description
Twas the Night Before Christmas 1974
Frosty's Winter Wonderland 1976
The Stingiest Man in Town 1978
Santa Baby 2001

Note: All Rankin/Bass Christmas specials were written and designed in the United States, and then animated in Japan; both in the stop-motion "Animagic" and traditional animation. Some of the holiday classics aired on television networks and were also available on VHS tapes, LaserDiscs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs in Japan every Christmas season, like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, which aired on the NHK network in 1967.


Christmas calendar series


Special Year Description
Barnas førjulskalender 1970
Jul i Skomakergata 1979
Jul i Skomakergata 1981
Jul i Skomakergata 1984
Teodors julekalender 1986
Portveiens julekalender 1987
Jul i Skomakergata 1988
Vertshuset den gyldne hale 1989
Portveiens julekalender 1990
Teodors julekalender 1991
Jul på Sesam stasjon 1992
Jul i Skomakergata 1993
Vertshuset den gyldne hale 1994
Amalies jul 1995
Jul på Sesam stasjon 1996
Amalies jul 1997
Jul i Skomakergata 1998
Jul i Blåfjell 1999
Amalies jul 2000
Jul i Blåfjell 2001
Jul på Månetoppen 2002
Jul i Skomakergata 2003
Jul i Blåfjell 2004
Jul på Månetoppen 2005
Jul i Svingen 2006
Barnas Superjul med Willys jul 2007
Jul i Blåfjell 2008
Jul i Svingen 2009
Jul på Månetoppen / Pagten[1] 2010

TV 2

  • 1994: The Julekalender
  • 1995: Julefergå
  • 1996: The Julekalender
  • 1998: Julefergå
  • 2000: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2001: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2002: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2003: The Julekalender
  • 2004: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2005: Vazelina hjulkalender
  • 2006: Jul i Valhall
  • 2007: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2008: The Julekalender
  • 2009: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2010: Olsenbanden Jr's Første Kupp


  • 2001: Nissene på låven
  • 2003: Nissene på låven
  • 2004: Ungkarsnissen
  • 2005: Nissene på låven
  • 2006: Jul i Tøyengata
  • 2007: Nissene på låven
  • 2009: Jul i Tøyengata
  • 2010: Den unge Fleksnes (På MAX sendes Nissene på låven)
  • 2011: "Nissene over skog og hei"
  • 2012: Nissene på låven


  • 2005: Tjuefjerde


United Kingdom

United States

Other countries

  • Living with Lydia: Merry Christmas Lydia (2004) - Singapore
  • A.T.O.M.: Enter the Dragon (2005) - France
  • Pucca: Pucca Claus Part 1: 'Tis the season for REVENGE!/Pucca Claus Part 2: Northern Lights Out/Pucca Claus Part 3: Secret Santa (2006) - South Korea
  • The Haunted House Christmas Special: Grandma's Wish, Wheat Donggwi from North Korea (신비아파트 크리스마스 특별편: 할머니의 소원, 북에서 온 밀동귀) (2020) - South Korea
  • Charlie's Christmas (L'Enfant au grelot) (1998) - France
  • The Crumpets: Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année (2017) - France[2]
  • Santa's Christmas Snooze (Le Père Noël et le magicien) (1995) - France
  • ABS-CBN Christmas specials (1992, 1996–ongoing) - Philippines

See also


  1. ^ Julekalender 2010 - Jul på Månetoppen Archived 2010-12-18 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Les crumpets - Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année - TéléObs". TéléObs. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
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