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Kimba the White Lion 

Janguru taitei (original title)
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Because of an FCC ruling in 1971 declaring networks could no longer syndicate programs they produced themselves, National Telefilm Asscociates (NTA) purchased the syndication rights for "Kimba" from NBC; this arrangement lasted until late September 1978. In the interim, however, two negative developments arose: (1) Mushi Productions, the animation company behind "Kimba," went out of business (bankruptcy) in June 1973; and (2) because of heightened "political correctness," some viewers were offended by the portrayal of a few human characters. With regard to Mushi's bankruptcy, however, NBC (carrying out orders from Japan) instructed NTA at the end of their "Kimba" syndication duties in 1978 to return all syndication prints, etc. of "Kimba" to NBC's New York offices; the prints and all other "Kimba" - related material were then stored away in NBC's warehouse "until further notice." In early 2005, however, after many years of waiting, Right Stuf Home Video secured the DVD rights to the entire "Kimba" series (presumably, the late Osamu Tezuka, an animator at Mushi who later formed his own Tezuka Productions company, held the rights to the "Kimba" characters after Mushi went under), and, to the delight of many fans, finally released all 52 original "Kimba" episodes - digitally remastered, of course - in an "Ultra" DVD collectors' box set in June of that year. See more »

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Kimba The White Lion
(Theme song: English version (1966))
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
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Best series of the 1960's
19 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story follows the lion cub Kimba who lost his parents to human hunters. His father was shot by the hunters and his mother died when the ship carrying her and little Kimba sank. Alone, he must adapt to life. But with his friends he forgive mankind and tries to teach the animals the best of human kind. Including talking and school. The series follows Kimba and how he tries to adapt to being alone and teach the other animals human rituals. A good series for the entire family.


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