Tako no Hone

The Octopus Bone

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Alternative Titles

English: The Octopus Bone
Japanese: 蛸の骨


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 2, 1927
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Source: Other
Genres: FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.061 (scored by 263263 users)
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Ranked: #107472
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Popularity: #12286
Members: 516
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Mar 28, 2020
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It has a decent drawing for a retro anime and has quite a few funny moments as well. It's black and white and there's no sound but those are compensated with an interesting storyline.

English subbed video you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOzUkY5DrQU

As it's based on a Japanese folk tale it should have some sort of a moral and should be teaching you a lesson. This one doesn't, but that's what makes this story more saucy than others. Small spoiler: failure followed by a betrayal.

I liked it a lot and if you are looking for retro Japanese animation, then you should watch this one!