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Genshi Shounen Ryuu


Alternative Titles

English: Ryu the Primitive Boy
Synonyms: Genshi Shonen Ryu
Japanese: 原始少年リュウ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 22
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 30, 1971 to Mar 25, 1972
Premiered: Fall 1971
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TBS
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.551 (scored by 224 users)
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Ranked: #50942
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Popularity: #7444
Members: 728
Favorites: 1
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Episodes: /22

Synopsis

When Ryuu is born his tribe tries to sacrifice him to a Tyrannosaurus named Shirano because of the color of his skin. He is however saved by a monkey who raises him as her own son. Meanwhile Ryuu's mother has left the tribe and is out on a quest to find Ryuu.

16 years later Ryuu meets a girl named Ran who was sold to the tribe Ryuu originaly came from. The tribe is not happy to see Ryuu alive and tries to sacrifice him again, this time by burning him alive. Before they can get the deed done the tribe is massacred along with Ryuu's adoptive mother by Shirano. Ryuu then sets out on a quest together with Ran to find his mother and Ran's brother Don.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ryuu
Ryuu
Main
Inoue, Makio
Japanese
Inoue, Makio
Pasa
Pasa
Supporting
 
Kiba
Kiba
Supporting
Naya, Gorou
Japanese
Naya, Gorou
Karim
Karim
Supporting
Mine, Eken
Japanese
Mine, Eken

Staff

Kasai, Osamu
Kasai, Osamu
Episode Director
Andou, Toyohiro
Andou, Toyohiro
Script
Mizuki, Ichirou
Mizuki, Ichirou
Theme Song Performance
Ishinomori, Shoutarou
Ishinomori, Shoutarou
Original Creator


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"Genshi Shonen Ryuu ga Iku (原始少年リュウが行く)" by Ichiro Mizuki

Edit Ending Theme

"Ran no Uta (ランのうた)" by Mitsuko Horie




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