Osaru no Sankichi: Totsugeki-tai


Sankichi the Monkey: The Storm Troopers

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Alternative Titles

English: Sankichi the Monkey: The Storm Troopers
Synonyms: Osaru no Sankichi: Totsugeki Tai, Osaru no Sankichi: Totsugekitai
Japanese: お猿の三吉 突撃隊

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 24, 1934
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 2 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Synopsis

Short movie from 1934 about a war between monkeys and bears.

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Seo, Mitsuyo
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May 4, 2017
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Rate a 7
English subbed
art film
Silent film aside from background music
Special note: this appears to be a two episode show. For it stops with a the end notice only to resume. Something to keep note of.

Story
No story per-say more action. A story would have plot. This just tells what you see not really focusing on the w's:who, what, when,why. A more elaborated introduction would be needed if the goal of this film was to provide a message. Ending of the film was appropriate.

Art
-black and white
-characters are clear

Sound
- while only music based it is still entertaining. There was wonderful use of the right instruments at right key read more
Feb 13, 2021
AlanDSouza1 (All reviews)
There's very little context here. We are directly placed into what appears to be a battlefront theatre between Bears (ostensibly representing pre soviet Russia) and the monkeys ( whom the title suggests were storm troopers from Imperial Germany). These storm troops were trained as shock infantry who employed precision infiltration tactics that seems visually representative of what happened in the movie.

I suspect that this short film was extremely anti-war in its message. In an environment of the world still suffering from the consequences of the first world war, we have a short that describes the eastern front of trench warfare between the the Russian Empire read more

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