About the TV Show
First Air Date: October 01, 1978
|First Aired on||:||1978|
|Genres||:||Action & Adventure,Comedy,Sci-Fi & Fantasy|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||52 episodes in 2 Seasons|
Saiyūki, also known by its British title Monkey, is a Japanese television drama based on the classic sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en. Filmed in north-west China and Inner Mongolia, the show was produced by Nippon Television and International Television Films, and broadcast from 1978 to 1980 on Nippon Television.