Is it true that Pan Kun and James are friends?
Pan-kun and James are friends, and we the viewers want to be friends with them.” Yep. Pan-kun and James are best friends. I personally think their friendship is the most compelling part of their adventures. One thing that is incredibly obvious from all the videos that I’ve seen is that Pan-kun really loves James.
What kind of animal is Pankun from Tensai?
Pan-kun (パン君, born October 1, 2001) is a young chimpanzee in Japan often featured on the NTV television show Tensai! Shimura Dōbutsuen ( 天才！志村動物園, lit. Genius! Shimura Zoo) and the TBS program Dōbutsu Kisō Tengai! ( どうぶつ奇想天外!, lit. Unbelievable Animals!
Is the chimpanzee from Pan Kun still alive?
In 2012, Pan-kun snapped. The clever chimp was leaving the stage at the Aso Cuddly Dominion Zoo and he attacked a student trainee. After that, he officially retired from performing. However, he still lives at the Zoo and visitors can visit him there (albeit while he’s in captivity). If that isn’t sad enough, I have been unable to track down James.
When did Pankun become the main event of the zoo?
After moving in, Pankun has turned into the main event of the zoo, featuring daily stage shows of various themes in Japanese. In 2012 when Pankun was performing for the Aso Cuddly Dominion Zoo, he attacked a student trainee staff and severely injured her.
Where is the zoo where Pankun is located?
Most of the segments feature him and his bulldog friend, James, embarking on a variety of “human” tasks, like buying groceries, planting a rice paddy, or catching insects. Pankun is now owned by Cuddly Dominion, a zoo located beside the volcano Mount Aso, in the Kumamoto Prefecture of Kyūshū.
Why did Pankun retire from the Dominion zoo?
As a result, Pankun was forced to retire from the show business in the Cuddly Dominion zoo.