Onegai My Melody (おねがいマイメロディ, Onegai My Melody?) is an anime series based on the Sanrio character My Melody and in turn is based on the manga of the same name, published by Kodansha. Produced by Studio Comet, the first series premiered between 3 April 2005 and 26 March 2006 on Animax and TV Tokyo, spanning 52 episodes. A sequel, Onegai My Melody ~Kuru Kuru Shuffle!~, started airing 2 April 2006 and finished 23 March 2007. With its next sequel, Onegai My Melody Sukkiri♪, each episode has been cut to 10 minutes. The series is then followed by Onegai My Melody Kirara★, which was released in 6 April 2008. This series has also been aired across Japan by Animax and TV Tokyo. However, Sanrio currently has no plans to release this series in North America.