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Chiro and Friends Theme Sounds Like Music From Circus Charlie

Video-gamers from the 1980s who are now parents are sure to instantly recognize the melody of the theme song to the Korean-made cartoon Chiro (Chiro and Friends):

[Watch it on YouTube: Korean Infant animation “Chiro & Friends”]

..and associate it with one of those video games for the Nintendo Famicom (Family Computer) released by Konami, Circus Charlie:

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2009 Kid Meets 1985 Nintendo Family Computer

2009 Kid Meets 1985 Nintendo Family Computer

Today, I introduced my 2009 kid to an old friend of mine – a 1985 Nintendo FamiCom console! The game cartridge Soccer (it should be called FOOTBALL!) is apt for the 2010 World Cup season.

2011-April22 Update: My April Easter break summers in the 1980s meant (limited) times that I was given permission to play on our Nintendo Family Computer. It was off limits during the entire school year (June to March!!), except Semester & Christmas breaks.