Kitakaze Kozou no Kantarou

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Minna no Uta, The Cold North Wind Boy Taro
Japanese: 北風小僧の寒太郎


Type: Music
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 4, 1974
Producers: NHK
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: MusicMusic, KidsKids, SamuraiSamurai
Duration: 2 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.211 (scored by 263263 users)
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Ranked: #108232
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Popularity: #12837
Members: 467
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This music video had an original 1974 version and a 1981 version. Both versions used the exact same animated footage, the only difference were the singers. The original 1974 version was sung by Maasaki Sakai and the NHK Tokyo Children's Choir. The 1981 version was sung by Saburou Kitajima and the Hibari Children Chorus.


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Tsukioka, Sadao
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Mar 1, 2021
Siens- (All reviews)
Story ~ 7
A story written by Yei Theodora Ozaki
It says A boy named Urashima Tarō saw a group of children abusing a tortoise and he asked them if he can buy it. The children refused and continued to abuse . The next day he went finishing and saw the tortoise calling him and it turned out she was a woman named Otohime Sama the daughter of the king of the sea.

Art~ 8
Since the Animation is from 1973 it is pretty old , I am a big fan of old drawing and animation is good since it is the 70’s while some 70’s look pretty read more

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Poll: Kitakaze Kozou no Kantarou Episode 1 Discussion
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