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Mori no Densetsu

Alternative Titles

English: Legend of the Forest
Synonyms: Mori no Densetsu PART-1, Legend of the Forest PART-1
Japanese: 森の伝説


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 18, 1987
Producers: Tezuka Productions
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Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Duration: 29 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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A tranquil forest and all of its residents must face the destruction of man. A squirrel, born and raised in the forrest, fights to defend his home and faces trials and adversities along the way.

(Source: ANN)


Winner of the 1987 Oofuji Noburou Award at the Mainichi Film Awards.

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Flying Squirrel
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Tezuka, Osamu
Tezuka, Osamu
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Key Animation
Kurahashi, Shizuo
Kurahashi, Shizuo
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Maekawa, Takashi
Maekawa, Takashi
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Jun 10, 2015
megadrivesonic (All reviews)
Where do I even begin? This particular experimental piece is a real tough one for me to review as I consider myself a big fan of the great Osama Tezuka, but this film The Legend of the Forest, is a bit of a disappointment. Now keep in mind if your looking for a spoiler free review this inst for you, as for the rest of you read on. Honestly, judging by the poster, I thought this film was going to be a charming tale about a flying squirrel saving his girl from hunters and Hitler. Instead I got this rather mean-spirited film that at many read more


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