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Shounen Sarutobi Sasuke


Alternative Titles

English: The Adventures of Little Samurai
Synonyms: Sasuke, the Young Sarutobi, Magic Boy
Japanese: 少年猿飛佐助

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 25, 1959
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 23 min.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 6.271 (scored by 248 users)
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Ranked: #61862
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Popularity: #8093
Members: 634
Favorites: 5
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Synopsis

"Magic Boy" was the first ever Japanese animation to be released theatrically in North America.

Sasuke, a boy vexed by an evil witch, studies magic and uses his powers to defeat her.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Oyuu
Supporting
Sakuramachi, Hiroko
Japanese

Staff

Okuyama, Reiko
In-Between Animation


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"Sarutobi Sasuke (猿飛佐助)" by Kamitakada Boys' Choir

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Mar 4, 2017
bennitori (All reviews)
I would like to state first and foremost that this is an extremely important anime historically. This was one of the first theatrically released feature films from Toei Animation. It was also one of the first colored anime features films. The impact that this film had on anime as a whole is huge. That said, this film has not aged very well.

Story: 4
The story is all over the place. It takes forever for the main conflict to get started. First we follow some woodland creatures until one of them gets killed. Then we follow Sasuke as he goes to train and learn magic. Then there's read more

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