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Shounen Kenya

Alternative Titles

English: Kenya Boy
Synonyms: Shounen Keniya, Jungle Boy
Japanese: 少年ケニヤ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 10, 1984
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Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Genres: Adventure
Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 5.871 (scored by 212 users)
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Ranked: #68172
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Popularity: #7255
Members: 778
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It is the year 1941. 11-year-old Murakami Wataru lives with his family, Japanese textile traders operating in British Kenya, when war breaks out between Japan and the Allies. Fleeing into the bush, young Wataru falls headlong into a series of fantastic adventures.

(Source: ANN)


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Nakatsuru, Katsuyoshi
Nakatsuru, Katsuyoshi
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Ebisawa, Kazuo
Ebisawa, Kazuo
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Uzaki, Ryuudou
Uzaki, Ryuudou
Hamasu, Hideki
Hamasu, Hideki
In-Between Animation

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Dec 16, 2014
Shounen Kenya, or "Kenya Boy", is certainly different when placed alongside other things anime. However, one thing should be made clear before going in to view this. Kenya Boy is not a culturally-accurate representation of the country Kenya, and the story doesn't really revolve around surviving in the country. What the story really is, is actually a bit similar to anime with a unique coat of paint. It's a fantasy, action adventure while also not only a shounen by its title, but also by the story. It was a bit of a shame that the story elements made the experience feel less genuine and more read more
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