Ranked #1122
Little Nemo

Little Nemo

Alternative Titles

English: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
Japanese: リトル・ニモ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 1989
Genres: Adventure
Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.621 (scored by 2121 users)
Ranked: #11222
Popularity: #3254
Members: 3,391
Favorites: 13
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

My Info

Popular Tags

adventure fantasy


Based on the classic Nemo comic strips by Winsor McCay. A pioneer of animation, McCay created the first Little Nemo animated movie in 1911.

Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata were attached to this project at first, but left due to "creative differences." Ray Bradbury is also thought to have left the project in its earlier stages.

Little Nemo - Adventures in Slumberland is the first Japanese anime to receive a national (wide) U.S. theatrical release.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Other: Little Nemo Pilot, Little Nemo Pilot (1987)

Characters & Voice Actors

Gouno, Takuma
Gouno, Takuma
Professor Genius
Professor Genius
Auberjonois, Rene
Auberjonois, Rene
Kitamura, Kouichi
Kitamura, Kouichi
Otsuka, Chikao
Otsuka, Chikao


Dezaki, Osamu
Hata, Masami
Tomonaga, Kazuhide
Chief Animation Director
Background Art, Character Design

Write a review | More reviewsReviews

Dec 11, 2008
Flowy artwork and enjoyable storyline along with amazing characters make this movie worth watching. I watched it when I was a toddler and grew up loving it. Nemo is a boy plagued by nightmares and when the circus comes to town, he's taken off to Slumberland. There he meets the princess, King Morpheus, and many more friends that bring this adventure to a wonderful climax. If you liked Spirited away, you'll love Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland. It's based off of a 50's comic strip by the same name. Very underappreciated and underexposed, but well worth watching.
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
May 2, 2009
Magical and exciting, this classic will keep you entertained.

After watching this movie once when I was little I immediately found myself hooked! I still watch it 10 years later! It's just so full of adventure, comedy, and sad moments. The plot, characters, scenery, && music are illustrated && played out very well. It's probably the most unique && original work of art you will ever come across next to Miyuzaki's 'Spirited Away' and 'Howl's Moving Castle'. I would recommened this to just about anyone who shares a love for imagination. This is deffinately worthy of the title 'classic'.

I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful


Both involve the main character being whisked away into another world where they meet other people. Both include kings that rule the land they're taken to, royal advisers, and mischievous characters of some-sort (and crows lol). Both have the main character face some difficult situation that they resolve with the help of friends.
both are about boys who are taken to another world. One based on dreams and the other based on cats. The plots play out a bit differently but they felt extremely similar to me.

Opening Theme

No opening themes found, add themes.

Ending Theme

No ending themes found, add themes.

Recent News

No posts for this board were found

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Episode 1 Discussion
2 replies by IntroverTurtle »»
06-15-12, 7:47 PM
Little Nemo gave me the craziest dreams, how about you?
2 replies by link9us »»
08-17-10, 2:52 PM

Fansubbing Groups

Which fansubbers do you like the best? Click + to approve of their subs for this show. Click - if you don't think they did such a great job.
neo1024 [neo1024]

Related Clubs

Into Another World Anime & Manga, Old School Anime Club, Scrumdiddlyumptious Food in Anime, Osamu Dezaki Appreciation Club, English Dub Fanclub, Anime History Association, Discotek Media Appreciation Club, ShadowAlex Anime Room, The OVA/ONA/Anime Movie club

See All | My FriendsRecently Watched By

Help     FAQ     About     Contact     Terms     Privacy     AdChoices