Sougen no Ko Tenguri

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Synonyms: Tenguri, Boy of the Plains
Japanese: 草原の子テングリ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1977
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 21 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.081 (scored by 443443 users)
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Ranked: #82512
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Popularity: #11274
Members: 974
Favorites: 1

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The story surrounds a boy and a cow who have always lived their lives together. One winter, a famine strikes their village. The villagers resolve to the cow, but the boy secretly helped the cow escape. A few years ago, the boy (now grown-up) and the cow meet again...

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May 21, 2019
TeKSMeLater (All reviews)
Tenguri, the Boy of the Plains could have been just another obscure and forgotten piece of animation from the past...which it kind of is actually, but the value it carries makes this an interesting entry within anime history. It is the result of several intertwining stories, the birth of a culturally and internationally significant studio, and an unbelievable, although indirect, crossover, from two of the most important forces in anime.

During the early 70s, the tumultuous state of Toei Animation and its exploitation of animators, alongside the bankruptcy of Mushi Production, have led many to quit the company and make their own animation studios. Among this read more


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