Shugo Chara! is a 2007 Japanese anime television series based on Peach-Pit's award winning manga series "Shugo Chara!". The series was produced by Satelight under the direction of Kenji Yasuda and consists of fifty-one episodes. The series was first broadcast on TV Tokyo in Japan between October 6, 2007 and September 27, 2008. The episodes were rebroadcast by TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Osaka, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting within a few days of the initial broadcast on TV Tokyo.
Six pieces of theme music by the J-pop group Buono! are used for the first season—two opening themes and four closing themes. The opening theme for the first twenty-six episodes is "Egg of the Heart" (こころのたまご); and the last twenty-five episodes, "I Love Everyone" (みんなだいすき). The closing theme for the first twelve episodes is "True Self" (ホントのじぶん); episodes thirteen to twenty-six, "Love Rider" (恋愛ライダー); episodes twenty-seven to thirty-nine, "Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!"; and the last twelve episodes, "Do Your Best and Go!" (ガチンコでいこう!).