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Anju to Zushioumaru


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Anju to Zushiou Maru, Anju and Zushiomaru, The Littlest Warrior, The Orphan Brother
Japanese: 安寿と厨子王丸

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 19, 1961
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 23 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 6.241 (scored by 277 users)
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Ranked: #63102
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Popularity: #8067
Members: 743
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Synopsis

After their father quarrels with local military men, Anju and Zushio are forced to flee, but they are captured and sold into slavery. When their mother dies, they are sold to Sansho the Bailiff, a cruel man who subjects them to hideous torments.
While Anju falls into a lake and is transformed into a swan, Zushio escapes and after being adopted to a nobleman grows to a young man. He will then fight to defeat the evil Dayu and free all the slaves.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Zushioumaru
Main
Kazama, Morio
Japanese
Anju
Main
Sakuma, Yoshiko
Japanese
Saburou
Supporting
Mizuki, Jou
Japanese
Onikura
Supporting
Mishima, Masao
Japanese
Iwaki
Supporting
Usami, Junya
Japanese
Jijo
Supporting
Arai, Shigeko
Japanese
Gatekeeper
Supporting
Oda, Masao
Japanese
Tatsukou
Supporting
Ushio, Kenji
Japanese
Emissary
Supporting
Masuda, Junji
Japanese
Gonroku
Supporting
Tomita, Nakajirou
Japanese

Staff

Takahata, Isao
Assistant Director
Mori, Yasuji
Key Animation
Yamamoto, Zenjirou
In-Between Animation
Kumakawa, Masao
Key Animation


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Sep 21, 2012
ridojiri (All reviews)
'Anju to Zushio Maru' is Toei's 4th film, released in 1961. Anju to Zushio Maru contains much of the tell-tale signs of an early Toei film; such as the art style, the sound, and the talking animals. However, there's something radically different with this film. Toei decided to adapt the Mori Ogai short story 'Sansho the Steward'. Written in 1915, and deeply influenced by the seppuku of General Maresuke, Mori's 'Sansho the Steward' is a tragedy set in the Heian period containing the forced disintegration of a stately family, suicide, imperial mis-decisions, and slave trading. Certainly a brave decision by Toei as Anju to read more

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