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Jungle Book Shounen Mowgli

Alternative Titles

English: The Jungle Book
Synonyms: Jungle Book: Boy Mowgli
Japanese: ジャングルブック・少年モーグリ


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 1989 to Oct 29, 1990
Premiered: Fall 1989
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Unknown
Genres: Adventure, Drama
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.991 (scored by 1,713 users)
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Ranked: #34202
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Popularity: #4782
Members: 2,973
Favorites: 9
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Episodes: /52


After his parents died, Mowgli is raised by the Wolf Pack of the Seeonee Forest led by Akela and other wild animals such as Bagheera and Baloo. The young boy goes through several heartwarming, bittersweet, and life-threatening adventures as he seeks after his true purpose in life. And one of many dangers he has to face is the man-eating tiger, Shere Khan...

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Takano, Urara
Takano, Urara
Ikeda, Masaru
Ikeda, Masaru
Orikasa, Ai
Orikasa, Ai


Kurokawa, Fumio
Kurokawa, Fumio
Okuda, Seiji
Okuda, Seiji
Oomori, Hidetoshi
Oomori, Hidetoshi
Koshi, Shigeo
Koshi, Shigeo

Edit Opening Theme

"Get Up / Koi o Shinjite (GET UP/愛を信じて)" by Toshiya Igarashi

Edit Ending Theme

"Chikyuu no Ko (地球の子)" by Ushio Hashimoto

More reviewsReviews

May 6, 2008
This anime unlike most of the other ones is actually adapted from the novel by Rudyard Kipling.The story is set
in India with Mowgli,an orphaned boy who was raised by wolves being the main protaganist of the story .If you
havent read the book,then the story might actually resemble Tarzan.Though Tarzan and mowgli do bear thier
similarities.The story starts off with mowgli's parents being killed by the Sher khan,the tiger and the story's
main antagonist.Mowgli is then rescued by wolves(Alexander and luri) who then take him into thier care.The story that follows
is mowglis' survival in the jungle,his attachment to his animal friends and his close encounters with read more
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Jan 3, 2013
A series from my childhood, which I really loved.
I rewatched it recently, only to find out that I still love this series^^

In it's core, it's a story about growing up, about maturing, learning more about the world, finding new friends and such. This is also the aspect I love most about this series:
We see how Mogli grows up, gets stronger and gains the respect of his wolf comrades.

Another good point are some of the characters:
We got Bagheera, who's really an awesome friend Mogli got. He saves Mogli's life several times and they share a close friendship. Especially the end got another surprise in this friendship read more
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