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Mirai Shounen Conan

Mirai Shounen Conan

Alternative Titles

English: Future Boy Conan
Synonyms: The Boy in Future
Japanese: 未来少年コナン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 1978 to Oct 31, 1978
Producers: Nippon Animation
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.161 (scored by 3809 users)
Ranked: #3382
Popularity: #2171
Members: 9,030
Favorites: 115
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Popular Tags

adventure drama

Synopsis

July 2008. Mankind was faced with the threat of extinction. An ultra-magnetic weapon, far more devastating than any nuclear weapon known, destroyed half the world in an instant. The earth's crust was rocked by massive movements, the earth was thrown off its axis, and the five continents were torn completely apart and sank deep below the sea...

The attempt by a number of people to flee to outer space failed. Their spaceships were forced back to the earth and vanished with their hopes shattered. But one of the spaceships narrowly escaped destruction and crash-landed on a small island which had miraculously survived the devastation. The crew members of the spaceship settled there, as if they were seeds sown on the island.

After years, a boy was born. He was a new life in the desert, a ray of light in the darkness of the annihilated earth...

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Related Anime

Sequel: Mirai Shounen Conan 2: Taiga Daibouken
Prequel: Mirai Shounen Conan: Tokubetsu Hen - Kyodaiki Gigant no Fukkatsu
Side story: Mirai Shounen Conan: Tokubetsu Hen - Kyodaiki Gigant no Fukkatsu
Summary: Mirai Shounen Conan (Movie)

Characters & Voice Actors

Conan
Conan
Main
Ohara, Noriko
Japanese
Ohara, Noriko
Guadagno, Marco
Italian
Guadagno, Marco
...
Lana
Lana
Main
Morin, Amélie
French
Morin, Amélie
Padoan, Eva
Italian
Padoan, Eva
...
Jimsy
Jimsy
Supporting
Kazuyo, Aoki
Japanese
Kazuyo, Aoki
Etcheverry, Eric
French
Etcheverry, Eric
Dyce
Dyce
Supporting
Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese
Nagai, Ichiro
Choi, Won Hyeong
Korean
Choi, Won Hyeong

Staff

Hayakawa, Keiji
Co-Director, Director, Storyboard
Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Script, Storyboard, Character Design, Mechanical Design
Takahata, Isao
Director, Storyboard
Shiba, Shigeharu
Sound Director



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Apr 14, 2009
BarnacleBlister
This is a series so imiginative in its artistry and so mature in its execution, non-anime and non-cartoon fans couldn't help but be drawn in. "Future Boy Conan" provides one of the best examples of animated storytelling available to watch. To boot, its one of the most entertaining stories I've had the pleasure of watching.

FBC is so entertaining because of its high technical and artistic merits. Technically, the animation and artistry is hard to match even today. The imaginitive settings are gorgeously rendered, and the shear number of places the story goes, like a giant solar tower or a flying fortress or rocket-come-house, will read more
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Jun 12, 2007
comppi
I absolutely loved Mirai Shounen Conan (forgive me for using the japanese name),
the story is based on this planet, after the mankind has destroyed and polluted the earth in a world war.
The story starts on a small island, where Conan lives with his grandfather, thinking they are the lone survivors of the war. But they come to see that there are others alive when a girl washes on the shore of their island..

The Story is an instant classic, with the theme of good vs evil. I think the story will appeal for every age, it has these certain catches, and twists in it also. read more
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Recommendations

Both of these shows show the effects of war on a world.
But while Future Boy Conan presents a much lighter mood, NTHT tells its story by directly presenting the harsh realities of war.
Nonetheless, both shows hold similar themes that will most likely attract a specific crowd.
So if you liked one, try the other.
Another classic by miyazaki, the whole scheme is kinda like Laputa. And there is also this good vs evil thing in this one too. And lots of "teachings" like all miyazakis films have. Alltogether solid, pleasant and also thinking inducing anime. A must see for all Miyazaki fans!

Opening Theme

"Ima Chikyū ga Mezameru (今地球がめざめる)" by Naozuki Kamata and Yūko Yamaj

Ending Theme

"Shiawase no Yokan (幸せの予感)" by Naozuki Kamata and Yūko Yamaji

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