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Yasashii Lion

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Synonyms: The Kindly Lion, The Gentle Lion
Japanese: やさしいライオン


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 21, 1970
Producers: Mushi Production
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Picture book
Genres: Fantasy, Kids, Music
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.431 (scored by 173 users)
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Ranked: #96592
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #11022
Members: 402
Favorites: 0


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Dec 16, 2018
matthigh (All reviews)
A single episode story, a tale aimed at young children about an orphaned lion cub (Buru-Buru) that is adopted by a motherly dog (Muku-Muku). She raises him up to be kind and strong, even though he is different from her. (Moral: It doesn't matter how you look on the outside, what matters is what you are on the inside.) And then the problems Buru-Buru encounters as he grows up.

Simple child-friendly drawings, simple animation with minimalist backgrounds, and a kindly narrator with child that will speak a few sentences of the story, followed by a minute or two read more