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Little Nemo


Alternative Titles

English: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
Japanese: リトル・ニモ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 1989
Producers: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Picture book
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 7.471 (scored by 2,980 users)
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Ranked: #16772
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Popularity: #4222
Members: 5,238
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Synopsis

Based on the classic Nemo comic strips by Winsor McCay. A pioneer of animation, McCay created the first Little Nemo animated movie in 1911.

Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata were attached to this project at first, but left due to "creative differences." Ray Bradbury is also thought to have left the project in its earlier stages.

Little Nemo - Adventures in Slumberland is the first Japanese anime to receive a national (wide) U.S. theatrical release.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

Hata, Masami
Director
Takahata, Isao
Production Assistant
Moebius
Background Art, Character Design
Nabeshima, Osamu
Key Animation


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More reviewsReviews

Dec 11, 2008
luckyvmeryl (All reviews)
Flowy artwork and enjoyable storyline along with amazing characters make this movie worth watching. I watched it when I was a toddler and grew up loving it. Nemo is a boy plagued by nightmares and when the circus comes to town, he's taken off to Slumberland. There he meets the princess, King Morpheus, and many more friends that bring this adventure to a wonderful climax. If you liked Spirited away, you'll love Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland. It's based off of a 50's comic strip by the same name. Very underappreciated and underexposed, but well worth watching.
Jan 28, 2015
literaturenerd (All reviews)
Overview:

Time to look at a genre that I have completely neglected in my previous reviews. The world of anime children's movies! What better place to start then with Little Nemo, the first anime movie ever to see widespread theatrical release in the United States? This was 1992, so I was only 4 when this came out in theaters and it...was an experience. I remember that much from my first viewing, but I didn't re-watch this film until recently.

Background:

Although released stateside in 1992, Little Nemo was actually made in 1989. I mention this because it was an odd period for kids movies. This was the 1980s, read more
May 2, 2009
0keitan (All reviews)
Magical and exciting, this classic will keep you entertained.

After watching this movie once when I was little I immediately found myself hooked! I still watch it 10 years later! It's just so full of adventure, comedy, and sad moments. The plot, characters, scenery, && music are illustrated && played out very well. It's probably the most unique && original work of art you will ever come across next to Miyuzaki's 'Spirited Away' and 'Howl's Moving Castle'. I would recommened this to just about anyone who shares a love for imagination. This is deffinately worthy of the title 'classic'.

Jan 10, 2015
ggultra2764 (All reviews)
I actually seen this baby nearly 20 years ago when I was a kid. But due to how little I could recall of Little Nemo, I never got around to writing a proper review for it until I got a copy of the film just recently to cover.

A little known fact about this film to many folks is that Little Nemo was made as an attempted collaboration between American and Japanese animation studios planned during the early 1980s. However, differences in the creative direction of the film led to enough disputes between both sides that it took years before the film finally got a theatrical read more

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