Doubutsu Takarajima


Animal Treasure Island

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English: Animal Treasure Island
Japanese: どうぶつ宝島

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 20, 1971
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure
Duration: 1 hr. 18 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 6.371 (scored by 684684 users)
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Ranked: #66992
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Popularity: #9375
Members: 1,891
Favorites: 4

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Synopsis

Jim is working as an innkeeper, together with his friend, the mouse Gran. One day, a mysterious man visits the inn, leaving a map behind. The map shows an island with a treasure. So the duo sets off in their own little boat, trying to fulfil their dreams and leaving the inn far behind. But it seems more people knows of the map, as they cross paths with Captain Silver and his band of wild pirates. Jim, Gran and their new friend Kathy tries to beat them in the treasure hunt that ensues.

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Kathy

Supporting
Amachi, Fusako
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Staff

Ikeda, Hiroshi
Director
Miyazaki, Hayao
Key Animation
Ebisawa, Kazuo
Background Art
Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Dec 17, 2018
matthigh (All reviews)
Based on the popular classic young boys novel by Robert Stevenson, only with animals added! All of the characters (save two) are anthropomorphized, although it really doesn't mean anything with respect to the story itself (as in, the animal characteristics do not really play a role in how the characters act). It's really just to make the story a little more palatable to a wider (and a bit younger) audience.

The story is pretty straight-forward. Young Jim Hawkins gets his hands on a treasure map, and heads out to sea in search of his fortune. He ends up read more
Apr 6, 2021
Gundroog (All reviews)
Animal Treasure Island turned out to be quite a nice little adventure, and for something made in 1971, it holds up really well.

The story follows the rough outline of the original novel it's based on with obvious liberties taken around every corner. I haven't read the actual book but I've seen 3 or 4 different adaptations by now and it's been fun to spot the similarities along the way. The only major departure seems to be a boy meets girl element when Jim meets Kathy. Can't really complain about it cause it's added in quite naturally and their relationship is rather cute. This kind read more
May 25, 2018
Tyumace (All reviews)
In 1958 Toei Animation came out with their first feature length film, Hakujaden. This film was such a big success that throughout the 60s and 70s they kept making a film like it every year. Generally these films tended to be high in production quality and in particular 1968’s Horus, Prince of the Sun wouldn’t be outshone as a sakuga showcase untill well into the 80s. Horus was a commercial failure, however, and Toei decided to change their business model and started making two films a year: one expensive and the other cheap. This change, together with the fact that a lot of talent working read more

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this movie was such a fun ride.
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