Arabian Night: Sindbad no Bouken

Arabian Nights: Sinbad's Adventures

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Japanese: アラビアンナイト シンドバッドの冒険
English: Arabian Nights: Sinbad's Adventures
Spanish: Simbad el Marino
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 16, 1962
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Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Book
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 21 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.431 (scored by 687687 users)
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Ranked: #115972
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Popularity: #11141
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This is a work by Toei Animation Co., Ltd. with screenplay by Tezuka Osamu in cooperation with novelist Kita Morio. Sinbad and a boy, Ali, are stowaways on the transport ship "Boulder," but they win their proper places on the ship after currying the favor of the captain.
Then the beautiful princess Samir jumps on board to escape a wicked minister who wants to marry her, and Sinbad goes through a series of adventures to protect the princess.

The story unfolds with ups and downs, full of dramatic episodes from the original story such as a rough-and-tumble battle with a strange bird that is guarding diamonds.


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Yabushita, Taiji
Kuroda, Yoshio
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Tezuka, Osamu
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Kotabe, Youichi
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Jul 7, 2023
Nice 😊 👌 work and it was more fun for me than first 2 films from toei animation (hakujaden,saiyuki)

Fun 🤩 fact: I noticed that Disney Aladdin (1992) is copy and paste from this and Disney stole everything (characters,story events,style of music or style of clothes and even the bad stereotypes about middle east)

If you interested in Middle Eastern culture then you will love it but don’t believe everything inside of it because it’s full with fake history and over drama

Story is a little bit confusing but still amazing and fun

Anime quality is not excellent like American animation in that time but still good or ...
Jun 30, 2019
Mixed Feelings
アラビアンナイト シンドバッドの冒険 - Arabian Nights: Sinbad's Adventures is one of Toei Animation's early works and already pretty old. Gladly, I'll tell you something about its creation, but in order for you to enjoy the anime as well, I would like to ask you a small favor. Try to get rid of CGI-pampered eyes and the idea that an anime that is well over 50 years old can or should be compared to today's animations.

A tip at the beginning, look for a good version of the anime, preferably with a running time of about 81 minutes and in Japanese dub with subtitles. These versions are a bit ...
May 20, 2023
How delightful it is to delve into the realm of such vintage entertainment in our modern age, where complexity and nuance have flourished to unprecedented heights. Truly, it is a shame to review this ancient masterpiece when compared to the marvels of today's anime landscape. Oh, how far we have come!

Let us delve into the story, a tale so bland and devoid of complexity that it would make even the most straightforward children's fable appear as a convoluted enigma. Prepare yourself for a journey into the realm of randomness and stupidity, where character decisions lack reason and coherence, serving solely as convenient plot devices that ...

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Poll: Arabian Nights: Sindbad no Bouken Episode 1 Discussion
tofei - Aug 16, 2011
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Aug 15, 2021 12:16 AM
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