Matthew Cuthbert is Surprised
Season 1, Episode 1
Matthew Cuthbert is Surprised
Air date January 7, 1979
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Matthew Cuthbert is Suprised is the first episode of Akage no Anne. It was aired on January 7, 1979.


Anne Shirley arrives at a rural train station in Prince Edward Island. She meets Matthew Cuthbert who has come to collect her. He is confused and unsure what to do. Reluctantly, he decides to take her to Green Gables, the farm he owns with his sister Marilla Cuthbert, in the village of Avonlea.