Tora-chan to Hanayome

Little Tiger and Bride

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Japanese: トラちゃんと花嫁
English: Little Tiger and Bride
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 1948
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Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Duration: 17 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Popularity: #12361
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Tora-chan and Miike and playing while their big sister prepares for her wedding. Just then a letter arrives; it's from Grandfather, who writes that he won't allow the wedding as long as he lives! Bride and groom rush to the church to get married before the old cat can stop them, but his boat has just arrived! Can Tora-chan and Miike keep him distracted long enough for their sister's happy day to go uninterrupted?

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Yamamoto, Zenjirou
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Feb 12, 2021
The war has ended. Imperial Japan was dealt a catastrophic loss and American occupation had become just another fact of life as the restoration process had begun in full swing. Yet we see here dramatic undertones that reflect both the acceptance of the new reality that the Japanese were now beholden to Americans as well as the desire to rebel against the prescribed norms of the occupations.

When the war was still in full swing, Japanese animators were still enthralled by the allure of western animation trends. Most works followed Disney's footsteps in both style and substance. It reflected the societal ambitions of the Japanese to ...
Aug 1, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Tora-chan to Hanayome is one of two or three short anime involving our kitten duo that was created by Kenzou Masaoka, among one of his last works before retiring. Due to the shortness of this animation I'll be brief with my review.

The anime makes itself out to be and by all means is intended for a children's audience, hence all the characters and the story are straight forward, slightly goofy, and basic. That being said, for a 1948 anime the animation quality is very much fluid, and to many may be reminiscent of an old Disney short from the same era. The sound quality is ...

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