Ranked #6390

Shounen Kenya

Alternative Titles

English: Kenya Boy
Synonyms: Shounen Keniya, Jungle Boy
Japanese: 少年ケニヤ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 10, 1984
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Genres: Adventure
Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 5.921 (scored by 181 users)
Ranked: #63902
Popularity: #7468
Members: 433
Favorites: 1
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Synopsis

It is the year 1941. 11-year-old Murakami Wataru lives with his family, Japanese textile traders operating in British Kenya, when war breaks out between Japan and the Allies. Fleeing into the bush, young Wataru falls headlong into a series of fantastic adventures.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

Nakatsuru, Katsuyoshi
Nakatsuru, Katsuyoshi
In-Between Animation
Ebisawa, Kazuo
Ebisawa, Kazuo
Background Art
Ebata, Hiroyuki
Ebata, Hiroyuki
Assistant Director
Yamakawa, Souji
Yamakawa, Souji
Original Creator

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Piegoose
Dec 16, 2014
Shounen Kenya, or "Kenya Boy", is certainly different when placed alongside other things anime. However, one thing should be made clear before going in to view this. Kenya Boy is not a culturally-accurate representation of the country Kenya, and the story doesn't really revolve around surviving in the country. What the story really is, is actually a bit similar to anime with a unique coat of paint. It's a fantasy, action adventure while also not only a shounen by its title, but also by the story. It was a bit of a shame that the story elements made the experience feel less genuine and more read more
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